Attention signature seekers, if you missed the Negro League signings of the 1990s, here’s your chance to catch up. Just place the winning bid and add the frame of your choice to gain an instant representative collection of Negro League autographs. Titled “Black Ball”, this 24x36 poster (EX-MT) recalls the great teams and players of the alternate Major Leagues. Cramming the posters unprinted spaces are (176) signatures average (“8” to “10”) with HOFers: Leon Day, Larry Doby, Monte Irvin and “Buck” Leonard. Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
Decorated with interesting photos, fascinating text and desirably legible signatures, this unique poster amounts to a mini-museum of Negro League history. Additional key signers are: Gene Benson, Bob Boyd, Mahlon Duckett, Wilmer Fields, Sam Jethroe, Connie Johnson, Mamie “Peanut” Johnson (female player), Max Manning, Connie Morgan (female player), Emilio Navarro (first Puerto Rican to play in American Negro Leagues), “Buck” O’Neil, “Superman” Pennington, Gene Smith, Toni Stone (female player) and Artie Wilson. Also present are (156) others.