Checks Signed by 7 Baseball Players – Houk, Herman, Reynolds, Thomson, Etc.
Lot 172. Checks Signed by 7 Baseball Players – Houk, Herman, Reynolds, Thomson, Etc. All are signed on the front. A cancellation stamp infringes on four of the signatures. Otherwise, the autographs are nm-m 8 or better. Here are the details: Delmer Ennis (died 1996), outfielder for the Phils, Cardinals, Reds or White Sox, 1946-59. Ralph G. Houk (d. 2010), Yankees catcher 1947-54 and manager of the Yankees, Tigers or Red Sox. Henry W. Johnson (d. 1982), pitcher for the Yankees, Red Sox, A’s or Reds, 1925-39. F. C. (Babe) Herman (d. 1987), .324 lifetime average as an outfielder with six teams, 1926-37 and 1945. Allie P. Reynolds (d. 1994), pitcher and six-time All-Star with the Indians or Yankees, 1942-54. E. G. (Ernie) Shore (d. 1980), pitcher for the Giants, Red Sox or Yankees, 1912-20; his check contains three of his signatures, two on the front of the check and one on the back! R. B. (Bobby) Thomson (d. 2010), outfielder for five different teams, 1946-60, widely recognized for baseball’s “Shot Heard ‘Round the World.” Winning Bid $40.