1939 St. Paul Saints Minor League Team Sheet Signed by 22 - 15 with Big League Service.
Lot 56. 1939 St. Paul Saints Minor League Team Sheet Signed by 22 - 15 with Big League Service. This team was an affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. Signers who played for a Major League team are Lloyd Brown (6 MLB teams, 1925-40), Merritt “Sugar” Cain (Athletics, Browns, White Sox), Gil English (4 teams, 1931-44), Vic Frazier (4 teams, 1931-39), F. P. “Babe” Ganzel (Senators, 1927-28; in his second season as the Saints’ manager), Art Herring (four teams, 1929-47), “Vedie” Himsl (Saints pitcher; Cubs coach 1960-64 and briefly managed in 1961), Johnny Pasek (Tigers, Sox – 32 games 1933-34), Babe Phelps (4 teams 1931-42; three-time All-Star for Dodgers), Bobby Reis (Robins (Dodgers), Braves, 1931-38), Ken Silvestri (Sox, Yankees, Phils, 1939-51), George Stumpf (Red Sox, White Sox, 1931-36), (James) Harry Taylor (Dodgers, Red Sox, 1946-52), Leo Wells (White Sox, 1942 and 1946), and Tony York (28 games for the Cubs in 1944). Seven others who signed the sheet did not play in the Majors. The autographs are generally mint 9 or better; many are scarce. They are on an 8” x 11” sheet includes four canceled 1939 Centennial of Baseball U.S. Postal Service stamps. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified. Winning Bid $65.