Lot #1179
Branch Rickey

Branch Rickey
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Estimate: $300+


Branch Rickey

TLS, one page, 8.5 x 11, Brooklyn National League Baseball Club letterhead, June 14, 1944. Letter to John W. Cooney, in full: “I am enclosing herewith the notice of your unconditional release by the Brooklyn Club. I regret the necessity of severing our baseball connection. I hope you will find time to drop into the office.” In fine condition, with staple holes to upper left corner and some light toning. Johnny Cooney enjoyed a 20-year career as a multi-positional baseball player for teams such as the Boston Braves, the Brooklyn Dodgers, and the New York Yankees. After his playing career, Cooney spent another twenty years as a manager. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #479 - Ended July 13, 2016

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