While their glorious path is flecked with postseason appearances and World Series titles, the Cincinnati Reds have undergone lengthy stretches between Fall Classic appearances: 21, 21, 9 and currently 25 years, to be precise. From their 1961 N.L. championship roster, these (23) 8x10 photos are individually autographed. Pennings average (“9-10”) potency with keys including: Blasingame, Cardenas, Chacon, Edwards, Hook, Hutchinson (manager, d.1964; JSA cert/sticker), Maloney, Pinson and F. Robinson. Auction LOA from JSA.
A total of (25) autographs are contained in this lot, as in addition to the (23) signed photos, there are cut signatures of D. Johnson and Zimmerman, along with unsigned photos of each. Additional signed photos include: Bell, Brosnan, Coleman, Freese, Gernert, Henry, Hunt, Jay, Johnson, Kasko, Lynch, O’Toole, Post (published magazine photo) and Purkey.