MEARS Auction #148, Ends Saturday, April 3rd, 2021, 10:00 PM CST W/30-Minute Rule In Effect
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 4/3/2021
Organized by his first wife, Barbara, with some handwritten notes to Hank throughout regarding his MVP years, traveling, children & well wishes. One of just a few personal items offered to the public! Of course, vintage scrapbooks are filled mainly with newspaper clippings, which consumes the majority of the contents.

Highlights include: 1970 State of Georgia Proclamation; other city & company proclamations, 1956 Look Magazine notification of All-Star choice, original B&W photos of 600thHR and images with other players, Mathews, Spahn, Torre & celebrities, Meadowlark Lemon, Annette Funicello. Congratulatory Western Union telegrams (600th HR & 3,000th hit) from Mrs. Martin Luther King, George Wallace, MLB NL & AL Presidents, Commissioners Bowie Kuhn & Bud Selig, former MLB players and other notables. A very interesting look into Hank’s life through his family. Size: Oversized 18 ½ x 17 ½. Heavy: about 16lbs.

Condition: As usual, vintage scrapbooks are frayed on the edges. Inside is in overall very good condition. Binding of the final third pages are loose. Cover is intact but has become detached.

Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $500
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,715
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Sunday, April 4, 2021.
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