AuctionsCC
  Auction   Bids   Terms   Contact         
Collectible Classics
   

   Auction
       View the Entire Auction
       The Double Dozen
       Baseball Cards
       Baseball Autographs
       Signed Photos
       Signed Sporting News
       Greatest Thrill Letters
       Signed Bats and Baseballls
       Signed Display Items
       Pittsburgh Pirates Autograph
       Signed Baseball Books
       Baseball Memorabilia
       Baseball Advertising
       Baseball Display Items
       Baseball Equipment
       Baseball Programs
       Baseball Replica Rings
       Baseball Figurines & Plates
       Baseball Books
       Baseball Photos
       Football Cards
       Football Signed Cards, Photo
       Football Autographs
       Football Memorabilia
       Football Programs, Photos
       Football Replica Rings
       Basketball Collectibles
       Hockey Collectibles
       Boxing and Wrestling
       Golf and Soccer
       Horse Racing & Bowling
       Multi-Sport Collectibles
       Olympics, Racing
       Non-Sport Cards
       Non-Sport Autographs
       Non-Sport Memorabilia
       Books, Artwork, Wayne
       Playboy, Sports illustrated
       Sheet Music
       Comics
       D.C., Political, Historical
       Late Addition
       New York Yankees
       Pittsburgh Pirates
       Pittsburgh Steelers

   Current Bids

   Previous Auctions

   Terms of Use

   Contact

   Register

   Sign In
  Register    Sign In     
Nick Pietrosante Autograph and the Nov. 10, 1962 “Sports Illustrated” with His Image.




      
Lot 442. Nick Pietrosante Autograph and the Nov. 10, 1962 “Sports Illustrated” with His Image. The autograph of the Notre Dame and NFL star fullback is mint 9 to gem mint 10 on an unlined index card. Frank Mullins created the “SI” cover art. A magazine and book illustrator and reporter-artist who combined bold colors with an impressionist style, Mullins (1924-78) helped to shape the image and style of “Sports Illustrated” in the mid to late-1960s with his color illustrations. The magazine is ex with a mailing label. Pietrosante was a first-team All-American at Notre Dame in 1958 and, with the Detroit Lions, the NFL Rookie of the Year in 1959 and a two-time Pro Bowl selection. With Detroit from 1959-65, he rushed for 3,933 yards, a team record. After the 1965 season, the Lions released him, and he saw limited action in two seasons with Cleveland. He retired at age 30 and succumbed to cancer at the age of 50 in 1988. As the “SI” cover indicates, Pietrosante was regarded as “the complete fullback.” He was a fan favorite in South Bend and Detroit. His autograph is relatively difficult to find, and this example is extremely strong. Minimum Bid $35.    


Back to List
       Minimum Bid  $35


 





 
  Auction   Bids   Terms   Contact   


  Copyright ©2003-2022, Collectible Classics - auctionscc.net

Create your own auction site, call Kevin direct: 1-888-924-6337
Powered with Zaz® — Auction1000™ — www.auction1000.com