9 Unlined Index Cards Autographed by Frank Frisch, HoF Second Baseman.
Lot 150. 9 Unlined Index Cards Autographed by Frank Frisch, HoF Second Baseman. Each card is boldly signed “‘The Old Flash’ Frank Frisch.” The signatures come in five different colors – black, blue, red, orange and green. The orange example is nm 7 to nm-m 8, and the others are nm-m 9 or better. Frisch starred in baseball, basketball, football and track at Fordham University. Because of his speed, he became known as “The Fordham Flash.” Later, he fans and teammates called him “The Old Flash.” In 19 MLB seasons, he batted .316 while playing for the Giants and Cardinals. He helped each team to win two World Series Championships. In 1931, he earned the first N.L. MVP award presented by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. And in 1933, he was selected to play in the first All-Star game. Frisch was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1937. On “The Sporting News” list of Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players, Frisch ranked 88th. He died in 1973. Winning Bid $403.