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Lot #1048
Eddie Collins

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Hall of Famer and the only American League player to steal six bases in a single game, a feat he accomplished twice in a span of less than two weeks (September 11 and 22, 1912). TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Boston American League Baseball Company letterhead, February 26, 1934. Letter of invitation to John Reder to attend spring training. In part, “Manager Leibold has been here in Boston and has suggested that it might be well for the Boston Club to take you south for spring training. Hockette and Niemec of the Reading Club are also accompanying us. Would you care to go along?” In fine condition, with a horizontal fold through the tops of a few letters of signature, and a couple minor creases. Auction LOA Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #331 - Ended March 12, 2008