9 Unlined Index Cards Autographed by George Sisler, HoF First Baseman.
Lot 157. 9 Unlined Index Cards Autographed by George Sisler, HoF First Baseman. All nine autographs are mint 9 or better. Despite spending 12 of his 16 MLB seasons with the lowly St. Louis Browns and being adversely affected by sinusitis midway through his career, Sisler batted .340 lifetime, won two batting titles, and was named the A.L.’s MVP in 1922. During 1920-22, he hit .407, .371 and .420, collected 719 hits and struck out only 60 times. His 257 hits in 1920 remain the MLB record. Only 13 players have higher career batting averages. Sisler entered the Hall of Fame in 1939. According to “The Sporting News,” he was 33rd among Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players. He died in 1973. Winning Bid $403.