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Lot #1279
Ban Johnson

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Baseball executive who served as the founder and first president of the American League. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937 as one of its charter members. TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, American League Professional Base Ball Club letterhead, August 18, 1915. Letter to T. L. Hutson, owner of the Yankees. In full, “I received in the mail this morning the agreement for the release of P. L. Schwart to Jersey City. I have sent it to the Commission headquarters today for record.” Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from James Spence. Intersecting folds, and a bit of mild toning, otherwise fine condition. Auction LOA Steve Grad/PSA/DNA and R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #333 - Ended May 14, 2008