Lot 93. Deron Johnson Autograph PSA/DNA Certified Authentic on 1964 Topps Card #449. Large, strong mint 9 signature on clean card showing light-to-moderate corner wear. In his best season, with the Reds in 1965, Johnson led the NL in RBI, hit 32 home runs and batted .287. He was part of the Oakland A’s World Championship team in 1973. Johnson was 53 when he died in 1992.
Winning Bid $30
Lot 95. Ted Kluszewski Nicely Autographed 1953 Red Man Tobacco Card. Mint 9 signature by one of baseball’s better players not in the Hall of Fame. In 15 MLB seasons, he batted .298 with 279 home runs and 1,028 RBI. A four-time All-Star, Big Klu led the N.L. in home runs (49) and RBI (141) in 1954 and in hits (192) in 1955. He had the best fielding average among N.L. first basemen from 1951-55. He is in the Cincinnati Reds and Polish-American Sports Halls of Fame. His signature extends almost 3” across the Red Man card, which is complete with its tab and vg+. Kluszewski died in 1988. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $75
Lot 96. Kirby Puckett Autographed Gold Hall of Fame Plaque Postcard. Nice, strong nm-m 8 blue sharpie signature with some skipping on the card’s glossy surface. In 2001, the Minnesota Twins center fielder was a first-ballot inductee into the Hall of Fame. His career cut short by glaucoma, Puckett was a 10-time All-Star in 12 seasons with a .318 career batting average, a six-time Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Award recipient, and the 1989 AL batting champion. At No. 86, he was among a small group of active players to make “The Sporting News” 1998 list of “Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players.” Puckett was only 45 when he died in 200. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $242
Lot 97. Pie Traynor Autographed 1956-63 Artvue Hall of Fame Black & White Plaque Postcard. Traynor’s nm-m 8 signature at the bottom of the card is personalized. The third baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates entered the Hall of Fame in 1948 with a .320 career batting average and significant respect for his defensive capabilities. In 1998, “The Sporting News” had him at No. 70 on its list of “Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players.” In 1929, John McGraw said of Traynor: “If I were to pick the greatest team player in baseball today – and I have some of the greats on my own club – I would have to pick Pie Traynor.” Traynor died in 1972. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $180
Lot 98. Ted Williams Signed 1983 Donruss Hall of Fame Heroes Card PSA/DNA Certified. Mint 9 to gem mint 10 blue sharpie signature certified Authentic. The card, #9 in the set, is nm to nm-m. Williams was one of the 10 best Major Leaguers of the 20th century. In 19 seasons, all with the Boston Red Sox, he was a 19-time All-Star, two-time AL MVP, six-time AL batting champion and four-time AL home run and RBI leader. Twice he achieved the Triple Crown. For his career, he batted .344 and collected 2,654 hits, 521 home runs and 1,839 RBI. His on-base percentage was .482. In 1941, he was the last MLB player to hit at least .400 (.406) in a season. His numbers would have been higher if he had not lost three seasons to military service. In 1966, the first year he was eligible, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame. He was the AL Manager of the Year in 1969 and, in 1991, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award of the U.S. government. He died in 2002.
Winning Bid $148
Lot 99. 16 Signed Gold HoF Plaque Postcards – Coveleski, Hunter, Kaline, Marichal, Waner, Etc. All cards are autographed on the front. Here is the complete list of Hall of Fame signers: Lou Boudreau (HoF 1970; died 2001), nm 7 to nm-m 8 autograph. Stanley Coveleski (HoF 1969; d. 1984), nm-m 8. Bob Doerr (HoF 1986; d. 2017), nm-m 8, preceded by a “Thank You” note. Chas. Gehringer (HoF 1949; d. 1993), nm 7. Doug Harvey, NL umpire (HoF 2010; d. 2018), mint 9 to gem mint 10. Jim Catfish Hunter (HoF 1987; d. 1999), mint 9 to gem mint 10. Fergie Jenkins (HoF 1991), signed 2 cards, both autographs mint 9 to gem mint 10. Al Kaline (HoF 1980; d. 2020), nm 6. Bob Lemon (HoF 1976; d. 2000), mint 9 to gem mint 10. Juan Marichal (HoF 1983), mint 9 to gem mint 10. Robin Roberts (HoF 1976), nm 7. Enos Slaughter (HoF 1985; d. 2002), mint 9 to gem mint 10. Lloyd Waner (HoF 1967; d. 1982), signed 2 cards, both autographs nm-m 8. And Hoyt Wilhelm (HoF 1985; d. 2002), mint 9 to gem mint 10. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $148
Lot 100. Autographs of HoF Yankees – Pitcher Waite C Hoyt and Catcher Bill Dickey. They were teammates for one full season – 1929. A three-time World Series champion with a 237-182 career record, Hoyt was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in 1969. He was the Yankees’ most successful pitcher of the 1920s and led the A.L. in wins with 22 in 1927 and then won 23 games in 1928. He died in 1984. Dickey was an 11-time All-Star in 17 seasons and contributed to seven World Series championships with the Yankees. He was elected to the HoF in 1954. On the 1998 “Sporting News” list of Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players, Dickey ranked 57th, with four catchers ahead of him – Johnny Bench, Josh Gibson, Yogi Berra and Roy Campanella. Dickey died in 1993. His autograph is mint 9 to gem mint 10 on the blank side of a postcard postmarked in 1952. Hoyt signed a Curteich Hall of Fame yellow plaque postcard; his autograph also is mint 9 to gem mint 10. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $30
Lot 101. Carey, Feller and Gehringer Signed 1956-63 Artvue Hall of Fame B&W Plaque Postcards. Max Carey’s autograph is mint 9 at the bottom of the card. He was the center fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates 1910-26 and then played for the Brooklyn Robins 1926-29, led the NL in stolen bases 10 times, batted .285 and entered the Hall of Fame in 1961. He died in 1976. Bob Feller placed an ex-m 6 blue sharpie signature at the top of the card; it is strong, with much of his surname against the black background of the plaque. After his outstanding pitching career with the Cleveland Indians, Feller was elected to the HoF in 1961, the first year he was eligible. He was No. 36 on “The Sporting News” 1998 list of “Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players” and posted a 266-162 career record that likely would have included 300 wins if he had not lost more than three seasons to winning battle stars while serving in World War II. He died in 2010. The autograph of Chas. Gehringer is mint 9 to gem mint 10 at the bottom of his card. The second baseman for the Detroit Tigers batted .320 over 19 seasons, won the AL MVP award and batting championship in 1937 and was always excellent defensively. He became a member of the HoF in 1949, and “TSN” placed him 46th on its list of the 100 best. He died in 1993. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $75
Lot 102. Whitey Ford, Joe McCarthy and Casey Stengel Signed Gold Hall of Fame Plaque Postcards. Each New York Yankee great autographed the front of a card that shows his plaque, and Stengel signed the black as well. The signature by Ford (HoF 1974; died 2020) is nm 7 to nm-m 8; by McCarthy (HoF 1957; died 1978), ex-m 6; and Stengel (HoF 1966; died 1975), personalized nm-m 8 on the front and nm-m 8 to mint 9 on the back with a reference to the Mets. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $100
Lot 103. Autographs of 4 HoF Players – Bob Feller, Ted Lyons, Edd Roush and Joe Sewell. Feller’s signature is gem mint 10 with “Best Wishes” above on the blank back of a business card of a Cleveland company. Ted Lyons, Edd Roush and Joe Sewell autographed Hall of Fame yellow plaque postcards. Lyons’ signature is mint 9, and Sewell’s, gem mint 10, each on his own card. Roush signed his card twice – nm-m 8 to mint 9 on the front, and gem mint 10 on the back, with his address below. Feller was elected to the HoF in 1962 (first ballot); Lyons, 1955; Roush, 1962; and Sewell, 1977. Feller was 36th on “The Sporting News” 1998 list of Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Minimum Bid $40
Lot 104. Autographs of Baseball HoFers Ted Williams and Jim Kaat Plus Steve Garvey, 3 More. Williams placed a large, gem mint 10 signature on the 1983 Donruss Hall of Fame Heroes card with his image by Dick Perez. The card is ex+. Kaat’s autograph is nm-m 8 on his 1963 Topps card. Kaat was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Golden Days Era Committee in 2022. Garvey signed his 1981 Donruss card; the autograph is ex 5. B. J. Upton signed a 4” x 6” color photo. His autograph is gem mint 10. Upton played for the Rays, Braves, Padres and Jays. Two 2006 TriStar Prospects Plus Farm Hands cards are autographed Mark Reynolds.. His signatures are gem mint 10. In 13 seasons, he was a third and first baseman for the Diamondbacks, Orioles, Indians, Yankees, Brewers, Cardinals and Nationals. PSA/DNA Pre-Certified.
Winning Bid $100