Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Our Current Auction Closes Feb 21    
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots   Reviews 
If you don't have a Bidder Number, register now to bid!
back button 30 Minute Rule Begins on the Evening of February 21 at 9:00PM ET
An Initial Bid Must Be Placed By 8:00PM ET To Participate After 9:00PM ET NEXT LOT PREVIOUS LOT
Item   Title MB Now at Next bid Bids New bid Max bid  
8331   Baseball Signed Dinner Menus (x8) with Gehrig, Johnson, Cobb, and Clemente  $1500 $3540 $3894 10 You must login to place a bid.
click to enlarge
Mouse Over to Zoom/Click to Enlarge

#8331 - Baseball Signed Dinner Menus (x8) with Gehrig, Johnson, Cobb, and Clemente Estimate: $10,000+

NY Baseball Writers' dinner menus, signed by the likes of Lou Gehrig, Walter Johnson, Ty Cobb, Roberto Clemente, and other legends of the diamond

Description Update

NOTE: the "G" in Gehrig's signature has been traced over in an unknown hand

Extraordinary collection of eight menus for annual dinners of the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, dating from 1934 to to 1966, signed by more than 100 baseball players and other guests (including other athletes, league executives, broadcasters, and politicians), with highlights including Hall of Famers Lou Gehrig, Walter Johnson, Ty Cobb, Roberto Clemente, Carl Hubbell, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Casey Stengel, Hank Greenberg, Joe Cronin, Walt Alston, Branch Rickey, Brooks Robinson, Whitey Ford, Bucky Harris, Bill Veeck, and more. In overall very good to fine condition.

Menus and signers include:

February 4, 1934: Lou Gehrig (the "G" in his last name has been traced over in an unknown hand), Walter Johnson, Carl Hubbell, John Heydler, Dixie Walker, Bob Shawkey, William Harridge, Walter C. Kelly, W. G. Bramham, Fiorello LaGuardia, and Ben Chapman.

February 3, 1957: Yogi Berra, Billy Martin, Whitey Ford, Bucky Harris, Jerry Coleman, Tom Henrich, Bill Rigney, Mel Allen, Sal Maglie, Clem Labine, Birdie Tebbetts, Del Ennis, Joe Collins, Joe Haynes, Johnny Podres, Joe Lapchick, Sid Gordon, Frank McCormick, and Jim Lee Howell.

February 3, 1957: Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenberg, Wal Alston, Ford Frick, Casey Stengel, and Joe Cronin.

February 1, 1959: Willie Mays, Casey Stengel, Phil Rizzuto, Will Harridge, Bill Veeck, Elston Howard, Hank Bauer, Ralph Houk, Ed Lopat, Joe Collins, Bobby Thomson, Mickey Vernon, Bob Turley, Fred Haney, Hank Aguirre, Bill 'Moose' Skowron, and Vito Valentinelli.

January 1, 1960: Ty Cobb, Nelson Fox (2), Branch Rickey, Al Lopez, Walt Alston, Joe Cronin, Warren Giles, Ford Frick, Hank Bauer, Joe Collins, Jerry Coleman, Charlie Conerly, Kyle Rote, Robert F. Wagner, Jr., and Nelson Rockefeller.

January 27, 1963: Yogi Berra, Brooks Robinson, White Ford, Elston Howard, Jim Bouton, Clete Boyer, Bob Johnson, Ralph Terry, Bob Purkey, Jim Bunning, Bill 'Moose' Skowron, and Al Helfer.

January 31, 1965: Gil Hodges, Gene Stephens, Mel Allen, Jerry Coleman, Dal Maxvill, Larry Jackson, Bob Aspromonte, and Ken Aspromonte.

January 30, 1966: Roberto Clemente, Yogi Berra, Elston Howard, Jim Bunning, Wally Moon, Jim Grant, Jim O'Toole, Vern Law, Sammy Ellis, and Bob Friend. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

back button
Help links  
Learn more about our autograph authentication experts...
click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge click to enlarge
Buyer's Premium   The Bidder acknowledges and agrees that a 20.0% buyer’s premium will be added to the hammer price on all individual Sports Auction lots. For additional information view our complete terms and conditions.
Your bid is a contract  Placing a bid online means you agree to abide by the terms and conditions listed by RRAuction.
Payment methods accepted  Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check, or Wire Transfer.
Payment for items won in auction 542 is due by Tuesday, March 5th unless prior arrangements have been made. Late payment may result in suspension of your bidding privileges.
Condition An item’s general condition is rated on an ascending scale of 1 to 4: good, very good, fine, very fine. Additional specific details that would not be obvious from the illustration, if any, are mentioned in the description.
Further descriptions You can call us or email us if you'd like us to answer questions about these items.