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Back Lot Number: 293  
     

Lot 293
 
Description: August 4, 1979 Muhammad Ali Western Union telegram sent to the Munson family. Original telegram sent to the Munson family by Muhammad Ali with personal condolences regarding Thurman's passing. The message reads as follows, "I wish to express my sincere sympathy at this time of your sorrow Thurman Munson was a credit not only to baseball but to the American way of life and a great leader to the children of our country my prayers will be with you, deepest sympathy. Muhammad Ali". The sentiment expressed within the offered telegram encapsulates the feeling of loss that enveloped the country after Thurman's death. Poignant and significant period rendering of sympathy from one American sports icon to the family of another. Includes letter of provenance from Diana Munson: EX-MT
   
Estimated Price: ($2,000.00-$3,000.00)  
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