First day cover honoring the centennial of baseball, postmarked at Cooperstown on June 12, 1939, signed in fountain pen, "Larry Lajoie, 6-12-39." In fine condition. This three-cent postage stamp honoring baseball's 100th anniversary was issued in conjunction with the dedication and opening of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, on June 12, 1939. One of most skilled hitters of the deadball era, Lajoie was elected to the Hall as a member of its second class in 1937, and was honored at the first induction ceremonies in 1939. Encapsulated in a PSA/DNA authentication holder.
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