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Back Items For The Auction of July 10, 2012  
 
  Lot Number Item Description Est. Price Range Sold For Price
 
See a Picture of this Item 601 Eddie Stanky's New York Giants equipment bag c.1950-1951. Heavy green canvas bag having "New York Giants" stenciled on each end and the number "12" at (4) places. Remains well preserved being one of the nicer we have encountered from this era. Light wear with rust to metal zipper: EX ($300-$500) $331.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 602 Eddie Stanky's bronzed baseball glove. Denkert "Pro-Maker" left handed baseball glove as used by Stanky has been bronzed for display. Manufacturer's markings remain partially visible. Mounted atop base for display (removable): EX ($300-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 603 Eddie Stanky professional quality/model equipment c.1950s-1960s. To include New York Giants flannel road pants with "MacGregor Goldsmith" tagging and embroidered "Stanky" strip tag with adjacent "Set 2 1951" flag tag; Vintage wool undershirt with early "Spalding" tag in collar and "44 Stanky" written on in period black marker; c.1965-1968 Louisville Slugger professional model Eddie Stanky baseball bat; and vintage "Stanky" locker room or equipment identifier being a piece of period tape with name lettered on. Varying degrees of evident use/wear throughout: Overall EX ($250-$500) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 604 1945 National League Champion Chicago Cubs team signed composite photograph. Sepia toned 8.25"x11.25" period composite photograph has been signed on the front by (23) including Grimm, Stock (added later), Lowry, Waitkus, Jurgess, Nicholson, Pafko, and others. Period fountain pen signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. Light toning with handwritten identifier at top. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Photo EX/MT, Sigs. EX/MT-NM ($300-$500) $363.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 605 1950 Eddie Stanky New York Giants Most Valuable Player trophy. Important and substantive award piece as presented to Stanky having incised brass placard affixed to base front reading "Annual Award Presented By The Section 5 Club of The Polo Grounds Inc to Edward Stanky As The Outstanding and Most Valuable Player Of The New York Giants Baseball Club For The Year 1950." Stands nearly 26" tall with figural baseball at top. Central support is flanked by (4) columns, each holding small globe with seated Eagle. One back column has been repaired, the other is a replacement. 10.25"x18" Base has figural pitcher on one side and batter on the other (missing bat). Light wear/tarnish: EX-EX/MT ($4,000-$6,000) $2,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 606 Eddie Stanky Chicago Cubs professional model jacket c.1940s. Highly visual blue satin jacket with large "Cubs" logo patch on chest. "Spalding" manufacturer's tag appears on the collar and an embroidered strip tag within denotes player name "Stringer." Lou Stringer played with the Cubs in 1941 and 1942 and the jacket was presumably passed along to Eddie Stanky when he joined the team in 1943. Moderate usage and wash wear evident throughout with some fading to color and light scattered scuffing/discoloration. Highly uncommon team jacket from this early era includes period black and white photograph of Stanky wearing it (or similar jacket). Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($500-$1,000) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 607 Eddie Stanky professional model cleats c.1950s. Rawlings fleetfoot cleats displaying moderate usage wear. Each has period "12" notation and well defined stampings in heel. Left cleat has intact manufacturer's tag. Includes 8"x10" (modern print) photograph of Stanky for display: Overall EX ($300-$500) $125.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 608 1957 Cleveland Indians team signed baseball. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (29) including Maris (Rookie), Stanky, Harder, Woodling, Lemon, Kress, Garcia, Colavito, and Wertz. Ink signatures rate uniformly strong 8 to 9 out of 10. Ball displays even cream coloration with bold League stampings. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT-NM ($500-$750) $703.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 609 Lot of (2) Eddie Stanky fungo bats c.1950s-1960s. Pair of Louisville Slugger fungo bats as used by Stanky while Coaching, includes his own signature model and additional bat which has whistle affixed by string. Moderate to heavy usage wear: Overall EX ($250-$500) $90.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 610 1948 Chicago Cubs team signed baseball on unique folk art style display stand. Spalding ONL Frick baseball has been signed by (23) including Grimm, Stock, Cavaretta, Jurges, and Pafko. Period fountain pen signatures rate 6/7 to 8 out of 10; ball displays even toning with period coat of shellac applied and light scattered wear. Mounted to uniquely fashioned display stand which has Waitkus, Sisler, Westlake, and Pafko signature sections from Louisville Slugger bats as sides. Barrel and knob end portions of a bat comprised the support column for ball. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Ball VG-VG/EX, Stand EX ($250-$500) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 611 1958 Cleveland Indians team signed baseball. Reach W.Harridge Official American League baseball has been signed by (29) including Maris, Doby, Lemon, Colavito, Kress, Vernon, Harder, Minoso, Wilhelm, and Stanky. Ink signatures rate 7/8 to 9 out of 10. Ball displays an even cream coloration with well defined League stampings. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Overall EX/MT ($400-$600) $436.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 612 Includes April 20, 1954 (2) page letter on "National League" stationery signed by Warren Giles in which he strongly admonishes Stanky for his conduct in a game vs. Chicago; June 26, 1967 letter on "American League" stationery signed by Joe Cronin; 1964 letter on "Anheuser-Busch" stationery signed "Gussie" by August Busch Jr; and 1967 letter on "The Vice President" stationery signed "Hubert H." (Humphrey). Signatures rate 7/8 to 9 out of 10. Light general wear to letters which have mailing folds. Toning/tape stain affecting (2). Also includes (unsigned) 1954 memo on NL letterhead regarding Official start times for opening the season. Includes auction LOA from JSA EX-NM ($400-$600) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 613 Cleveland Indians professional model hat c.1950s. Late 1950s style blue cap with "C" embroidered in red and white on front. Interior band retains "Wilson Professional Cap" tagging and size "6 3/4" stamp. Moderate evident usage wear with a touch of light soiling. Includes period 8"x10" photo of Stanky as Indian Coach wearing similar hat: EX ($200-$400) $99.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 614 Lot of (2) autographed photographs as related Stock/Stanky. Pair of vintage signed images including 8"x10" signed and inscribed to Milt Stock by Ralph Kiner and Bill Meyer (additional signature of Honus Wagner is secretarial) in fountain pen rating 8 to 9 out of 10. Framed as displayed in the Stock home; 8"x10" signed by Stanky, Stan Musial, Enos Slaughter, and (1) other in vintage ink rating 6/7 to 8 out of 10. Framed as displayed in the Stanky home. Includes auction LOA from JSA: EX/MT ($200-$400) $110.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 615 Lot of (2) Eddie Stanky store model gloves with related endorsement paperwork c.1940s-1950s. Stall & Dean and Dubow gloves, each having Stanky printed on endorsement (very light in Stall & Dean example). Gloves are well preserved with light wear and touch of discoloration. Variety of paperwork related to Stanky's endorsement of like equipment including 1947 dated contract and letter from Dubow; 1950 dated letter with envelope from Stall & Dean regarding gloves going into production; and several letters/receipts regarding gloves by Sonnett. All pieces signed by namesake of company and additional Sonnett letter signed by former player Andy High. Varying degrees of age toning/light wear: Range VG-EX/MT ($250-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 616 Large grouping of materials as related to Eddie Stanky's Managerial career c.1950s-1960s. Fascinating archive offering a "behind the scenes" glimpse into the workings of a Major League Manager includes pair of his clipboards (and vintage photograph holding similar example) retaining original paperwork (to include handwritten notes, scouting reports, etc). One has "Stanky" written on vintage tape affixed to clip portion. Both have paperwork as related to Major League teams with one focused on the 1967 White Sox; pocket sized leather foldover notepad/pen holder (numerous handwritten entries inside) with several Cardinals business cards (a few others); postmarked 1959 envelope from the St. Louis Cardinals with pad of blank expense reports; additional unused pad of expense sheets with handwritten notations on back and mostly used Cardinals note pad with notations on first page; Scouting report pad with (2) completed pages in Stanky's hand (each signed as well) from 1964 Texas League games including (1) for San Antonio game in which Joe Morgan played; (5) c.1960s lineup cards including (1) signed, and having handwritten notes on back; c.late 1960s spiral bound notebook with notes and newspaper clippings; and book of highly detailed scouting reports from Spring Training of 1954, his first year as a Manager (note: these were likely done for Stanky, not by him). Varying degrees of wear throughout: Overall EX ($500-$750) $50.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 617 Figural baseball cigarette case c.1940s-1950s. Metal baseball shaped case with receptacles for (25) cigarettes which fold into view when top is lifted. Light general exterior wear/spotting with slightly askew base plate: EX ($300-$500) $340.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 618 Eddie Stanky signed 1951 Redman and 1982 Topps trading card agreements. Includes 1951 date agreement signed by Stanky to appear on Redman Tobacco cards with related letter from Art Flynn (agent) and copy of Stanky letter; 1982 Letter from Sy Berger about appearing in 1952 Topps reprint set with related Stanky signed agreement. Signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10, light to moderate wear to paperwork. Includes (5) original Redman cards (PR-GD with trimmed tabs), original 1952 Topps card (PR-GD), and Stanky's copy of the reprint (EX/MT). Includes auction LOA from JSA: Range PR-GD-NM ($200-$400) $110.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 619 Eddie Stanky hand painted folk art baseball by George Sosnak c.1962. Original hand painted baseball has been intricately detailed and stenciled on all panels by George Sosnak. Entire ball surface inclusive of leather between each stitch has been decorated and/or lettered with information pertaining to Stanky's career as player and manager, scenes of him throwing as a runner slides into base and batting, and team logos/mascots of the Braves, Cubs, Dodgers, Cardinals, Indians, and Giants. Signed in print, "by Geo. H. Sosnak 1962." Very minor age toning with period coat of shellac. Choice early Sosnak example: EX/MT-NM ($500-$1,000) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 620 1951 World Series folk art decorated envelope by George Sosnak c.1988. Original 4.75"x9.75" envelope addressed to Eddie Stanky & Family has been intricately hand decorated by George Sosnak. Titled "1951 World Series 3rd Game" at top with large scene of Stanky sliding with Phil Rizzuto of the making a play. Captioning below lightheartedly pokes fun reading "More Burglary In Broad Daylight. Eddie Stanky Out by Three Feet..." Date 1988 in lower right corner. Very minor wear as would be expected having been postally used and slight trim at left edge where it was opened. Framed to 6.5"x11.5" as displayed in the Stanky home: EX/MT ($400-$600) $230.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 621 George Sosnak folk art decorated baseball c.1960s. Original hand painted baseball has been intricately detailed and stenciled on all panels. Entire ball surface inclusive of leather between each stitch has been decorated with scenes related to Stanky's wife Dickie playing golf. Signed in print "by Geo. H. Sosnak" who has also lettered on the sentiment "To Dickie with love, your husband Eddie." Very light age toning with coat of protective shellac applied. Small chip to (1) panel: EX/MT ($300-$500) $850.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 622 Eddie Stanky hand painted folk art baseball attributed to George Sosnak c.1989. Original hand painted baseball has been intricately detailed and stenciled on all panels. Entire ball surface inclusive of leather between each stitch has been decorated and/or lettered with Stanky's statistics and biography along with White Sox team logo and scene of him in New York Giants uniform making a throw as runner slides into base. Although not signed we are fully confident it indeed represents the work of Sosnak. Sentiment lettered at top of one panel is dated "1989." Very light coat of protective shellac applied: NM ($400-$600) $1,300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 623 New York and San Francisco Giants folk art decorated envelope by George Sosnak c.1989. Original 5.5"x8" envelope addressed to Eddie Stanky has been intricately hand decorated by George Sosnak. Titled "New York Giants San Francisco Giants" at top with all years of Pennant and World Series Championships below. Numerous standout players are listed and good number are represented in hand drawn likeness. Signed "George H. Sosnak" in the form of his handwritten return address on back. Very minor wear as would be expected having been postally used and slight trim at left edge where it was opened: EX/MT ($500-$750) $600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 624 1990 World Series folk art decorated envelope by George Sosnak. Original 5.5"x7.5" envelope addressed to Eddie Stanky has been intricately hand decorated by George Sosnak. Titled "1990 World Series" at top with managers LaRussa and Pinella depicted below along with Commissioner Fay Vincent and broadcaster Tom McEwan. Also has likeness of each teams' logo/mascot and game related information lettered on. Signed "George H. Sosnak" in the form of his handwritten return address on back. Very minor wear as would be expected having been postally used and slight wavy trim at left edge where it was opened: EX/MT ($300-$500) $242.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 625 1988 World Series folk art decorated envelope by George Sosnak. Original 5.5"x9.25" envelope addressed to The Stanky Family has been intricately hand decorated by George Sosnak. 1988 World Series Champions logo at upper left with Dodgers logo and scoreboard to the right. A's logo at lower left corner. Detailed scene has Kirk Gibson at bat hitting his famed home run. Signed "George H. Sosnak 1988" within. Framed to 8.25"x12" as displayed in the Stanky home with minor wear as would be expected having been postally used and small tear at upper edge: EX/MT ($300-$500) $443.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 626 Lot of (2) George Sosnak folk art decorated Christmas card envelopes. Original greeting card sized envelopes addressed to Eddie Stanky, each having been intricately hand decorated by George Sosnak with holiday theme. Both include cards which have been signed by Sosnak, one bearing lengthy handwritten note. Each also signed on the back in form of return address. Minor wear as would be expected having been postally used: EX/MT ($250-$500) $100.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 627 Eddie Stanky's vintage Cardinals tie clip c.1950s. Enameled "Cardinals" birds on bat logo tie clip displaying moderate wear and a touch of surface discoloration: EX-EX/MT ($150-$300) $250.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 628 1958 St Louis Cardinals Japan Tour press pin. Seldom offered pin featuring enameled Cardinal perched on bat with "1958 Japan" lettered below. Marked "Balfour" on back. Light wear/soiling: EX-EX/MT ($150-$300) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 629 1952 Eddie Stanky signed St Louis Cardinals Manager's contract with assorted Cardinals related material. Includes St. Louis Cardinals Manager's contract covering the 1952, 1953, and 1954 seasons signed by Stanky and team President Fred Saigh; 1953 Stanky signed letter on Cardinals stationery (first name signed); his personal Cardinals business card; hand written text to a "letter to parents" written by Stanky with first page being on Cardinals letterhead; signed 8"x10" photo (modern); and folder containing balance which includes numerous letters written to Stanky from others within the organization including President Saigh, drafts of some outgoing letters, several pieces of blank stationery, and a few others items. Signatures rate 7 to 9 out of 10. Varying degrees of wear/toning throughout. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Range VG-NM ($750-$1,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 630 St. Louis Cardinals professional model hat c.1950s. Blue hat with red brim and accent button has classic "STL" logo embroidered on front. "Tim McAuliffe" tagging remains on interior leather band which has been stamped with the size, "7." Very fine overall condition with very light evident use. Includes pair of 1950s press photographs of Stanky with teammates wearing similar style hat: EX/MT ($300-$500) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 631 1952 Eddie Stanky Manager of the Year Award. Important award certificate as presented by The Sporting News measuring 16"x20" in its original frame with hand colored appointments. Declares Stanky "the No.1 Major League Manager in 1952 for his burning competitive spirit, daring imagination, and clever handling of pitchers." Signed at the bottom by The Sporting News Publisher, A.G.Spink. Moderate discoloration and some water damage to certificate; frame has heavy wear/chipping at areas. Highly coveted award piece is the most significant to have originated within the grouping offered in this sale: VG ($2,000-$4,000) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 632 Eddie Stanky St. Louis Cardinals professional model jacket c.1952-1955. Attractive team issued jacket with vibrant red coloration offset by a Cardinals logo patch on front chest and number "12" identifier on sleeve. Period "Rawlings" manufacturer's tag appears on inside with size "42" notation. Also present is a "E.Stanky" embroidered strip tag. Very well preserved with light evident wear and several small imperfections which have been repaired. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX-EX/MT ($1,000-$2,000) $1,600.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 633 1958 Eddie Stanky St. Louis Cardinal Japan Tour sports jacket. Rare original sportcoat as issued to team members for use while overseas. Maroon colored jacket has Cardinals logo patch on front pocket with American and Japanese flags below. "Art Lasky" tagging on interior along with additional tag which bears resemblance to Cardinals interlocking "STL" gothic style logo. Evident usage and wash wear throughout. Includes period 8"x10" photograph (signed to Stanky by Alex Grammas and another) of (2) players wearing their coats and LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX ($750-$1,000) $1,200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 634 Eddie Stanky St. Louis Cardinals professional model jacket c.1952-1955. Attractive team issued jacket with vibrant red coloration offset by a Cardinals logo patch on front chest and number "12" identifier on sleeve. Period "Rawlings" manufacturer's tag appears on inside with size "42" notation. Very well preserved with light evident wear. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX-EX/MT ($1,000-$2,000) $1,400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 635 1959 St. Louis Cardinals professional model road jersey. Gray flannel jersey with classic "Cardinals" birds on bat logo embroidered across the front has player number "8" on back. Faint outline below suggests that another number was removed with the replacement having been done by the team in the period. "Rawlings Hall of Fame Flannel" manufacturer's tag appears on left front tail with adjacent "42" size tag. Wash tag and "Set 1 1959" flag on interior. Embroidered on front tail is "V McDaneil 59" indicating that the jersey was likely prepared for use by Vern McDaniel who was in the Cardinals Minor League system at the time but did not make the roster than year. Very well preserved with light evident usage/wash wear. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX-EX/MT ($1,500-$2,500) $750.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 636 Rare 1956 St. Louis Cardinals professional model road jersey (one year style). Gray flannel jersey with "Cardinals" team name across the front in logo font has player number "67" on back. Faint outline below suggests that another number was removed with the replacement having been done by the team in the period. Left sleeve has embroidered Cardinal logo as appears only on jerseys dating to 1956 specifically. "Rawlings Hall of Fame Flannel" manufacturer's tag appears on left front tail with adjacent "44" size tag. Wash tag and "Set 1 1956" flag on interior. Embroidered on front tail is "Muffett 56" indicating that the jersey was likely prepared for use by Billy Muffett who was in the Cardinals Minor League system at the time but did not make the roster than year. Very well preserved with light evident usage/wash wear. Includes LOA from Hunt Auctions: EX-EX/MT ($2,000-$3,000) $3,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 637 1959 "Honorary Contract with St. Louis Cardinals." Framed proclamation with "Edward Raymond Stanky" filled in as having caught a fly ball on September 22, 1959 tenders an "honorary contract" to Daniel Stanky (presumably related). Signed in print by August Bush. Light toning. Measures 12"x18" overall: EX-EX/MT ($250-$500) $150.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 638 Eddie Stanky wallet with related materials and pair of National League season passes c.1950-1960s Includes 1960 NL pass in original case with season schedule; 1963 NL pass (not Stanky's) in holder; c.1950s tooled leather wallet (little to no use retaining early 1950s calendar page) with "Eddie Stanky" on one side and "St.Louis Cardinals" on the other; group of (15) asstorted membership cards, credit cards, business cards, and folded $1 bill including Sears and Texaco credit cards, 1964 Florida Winter League pass, Elks Lodge membership card, and others. Seven pieces signed by Stanky. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Range VG-EX ($250-$500) $300.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 639 Lot of (95) c.1950s-1960s Eddie Stanky signed checks with portion written to/endorsed by baseball players. Large grouping of checks, each signed at lower front by Stanky. Approximately (13) made to ball players and endorsed on the back including Musial, Durocher, Warren Giles, and check made out to Mrs. Gil Hodges which Hodges himself endorsed (adding "Mrs." before his name. Several others made payable to the Cardinals including (2) with notations related to payment for World Series and All-Star Game tickets. Varying degrees of toning/wear with most presenting at EX/MT level. Signatures range 7 to 9 out of 10: Overall range EX-EX/MT ($500-$1,000) $1,000.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 640 Lot of (3) World Series and League Championship commemorative black bats. Includes 1960 New York Yankees American League Champions, 1962 San Francisco Giants National League Champions, and 1962 New York Yankees World Champions black bats. Minor surface wear throughout: Overall EX/MT ($500-$750) $700.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 641 1967 Eddie Stanky "Will Harridge Achievement Award." Large presentational trophy with figural baseball at top of (3) column support. Black base has wrap around band bearing lengthy engraving which reads, "The Chicago Chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of American Presents the 1967 Will Harridge Achievement Award to Edward (Eddie) Stanky, Whose relentless drive and resourcefulness kept the light-hitting White Sox in the thick of the greatest pennant race in American League history January 14, 1968." Light wear throughout. Stands approximately 22.5" tall with 10" diameter base: EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $350.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 642 1967 and 1968 World Series press pins (5 pieces). Includes (2) 1967 Boston Red Sox with pin backings removed; 1967 St. Louis Cardinals which has been converted to a cufflink; 1968 Detroit Tigers retaining original closure; and 1968 St. Louis Cardinals retaining original closure. All pieces marked "Balfour" on back. Light to moderate wear affecting 1967 examples and 1968 Cardinals, Tigers NM-MT: Range EX-NM/MT ($300-$500) $275.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 643 1967 Chicago White Sox World Series phantom press pin and ticket with money clip. Includes original enameled pin marked Balfour on back and retaining closure; Second example which has had pin backing removed and been converted into a money clip. Clip portion marked "Sterling" on back. Touch of discoloration to front of pin, money clip appears well used with scattered wear. Full ticket for what would have been game (7) having light wear to edges and several creases: Pin EX/MT-NM, Clip VG-EX, ticket GD ($150-$300) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 644 Vintage Chicago White Sox sterling silver tie-tack with matching cufflink. Highly unusual red, yellow, and blue enameled tie tack being the first of this particular designed we have seen. Marked "Sterling" on back and displays light wear. Includes (1) cufflink fashioned out of pin of similar design: EX-EX/MT ($250-$500) $175.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 645 1967-1969 Eddie Stanky Chicago White Sox Manager's contract with assorted White Sox related material. Includes Chicago White Sox Manager's contract covering the 1967, 1968, and 1969 seasons (signed in 1966) signed by Stanky and the White Sox Vice President; large faux leather ball bag with "Eddie Stanky" and White Sox team logo printed/painted on; Handwritten (2) page listing on team stationery of what appear to be Stanky's "rules" for living a good life (does not appear to be in his hand); 1966 Indians Spring Training scouting report on White Sox letterhead; fan letter sent to Stanky in 1967; Stanky signed 8"x10" (modern) and additional unsigned photo; and large group of his White Sox business cards (approximately 40) and period decal stickers. Signatures rate 8 to 9 out of 10. Varying degrees of wear throughout: Range VG-NM ($750-$1,000) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 646 Lot of (2) Eddie Stanky Chicago White Sox professional model hats c.1960s. Dark blue hats, each having "Sox" logo embroidered on front. First has number "12" written on underside of brim in period marker and retains "Wilson Professional Cap" label on interior leather band with faint size "7" stamp. Evident usage wear with touch of soiling and some scattered moth holes. Second has cloth band with "Wilson" labeling that bears printed on size "7" and displays light use. Includes period color photo of Stanky wearing similar hat (3.5"x5" and marked "George Brace Photo" on back) and Stanky's White Sox business card. LOA from Hunt Auctions: VG/EX-EX ($200-$400) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 647 1969 Eddie Stanky New York Mets Old-Timers Day award. Solid brass rocking chair as presented to Stanky on June 28, 1969 at Shea Stadium. Seat has removable circular team logo with event details lettered on. Upper "slat" of chair back has been engraved "Eddie Stanky" as have all (5) figural bats which comprise the back. Stands 10" tall with a hint of light wear: EX/MT ($300-$500) $425.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 648 Eddie Stanky New York Mets professional model hat c.1960s. Blue cap having orange embroidered "NY" logo on front displaying moderate usage wear. Retains "New Era Pro Model" manufacturer's tag on interior leather band. "Stanky", "50" and signed "7 1/8" written in the period on underside of brim. Brim has hardened and is no longer pliable. General soiling. Includes 8"x10" photo (modern print) of Stanky wearing similar hat: EX ($200-$400) $225.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 649 1970 Eddie Stanky Shea Stadium Old Timers Day award plaque with related Mets material. Attractive 14"x17" mahogany plaque with applied silver placard picturing Stanky as presented by the New York Mets at the 1970 Old Timers Day. Includes Casey Stengel signed 8"x10" photo inscribed to Stanky (7 out of 10); 1964 Mets yearbook (revised edition); 1965 Winter League pitching scouting book (signed on cover); and folder of paperwork as related to Stanky's time with the team and his work and Management within their farm system with several signed pieces. Some scuffing to plaque and general scattered wear to paperwork. Includes auction LOA from JSA: Plaque VG/EX-EX, Balance GD-EX/MT ($300-$500) $400.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 650 Lot of vintage (2) Eddie Stanky Louisville Slugger bat wall displays. Pair of 12"x40.5" wooden wall displays each having the front half an Eddie Stanky signature model 125 Louisville Slugger baseball bat and logo'd half of Spalding Giles ONL baseball affixed. Incised placard on the first reads "Major League 16 Yrs", the second has career related information. Light toning and surface wear with some newsprint paper stuck to small area on one: EX/MT ($200-$400) $200.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 651 1968 Eddie Stanky "Old Time Ball Players" presentational award. Large wooden plaque with affixed floral accented metal plate. Central portion has been engraved "Presented to Eddie Stanky, In Recognition of Past Performances and a Job Well Done in the Realm of Baseball. By the Old Time Ball Players' Ass'n of Wis., Inc. June 17th, 1968." Measures 13"x16" with light scattered wear: EX/MT ($200-$400) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 652 1966 Eddie Stanky "Welcome To Chicago" award. Large wooden plaque bearing a pair of affixed figural batters at either side. Central metal scroll style plate has been engraved "Welcome to Chicago Eddie Stanky, Presented by Chief Bill Hughes and thirty-five thousand members of the Chicago and Cook County Baseball League and Training School Inc. May 7, 1966." Very light wear with chip at lower right: EX/MT ($200-$400) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 653 1974 Eddie Stanky University of South Alabama baseball team ring with period jersey and related photo. Classically styled college ring from Stanky's days as head coach has blue stone at top with inset "SA" school logo. Lettered around the edge is the year and school name. Left shank titled "Baseball" at top with relief of player below, right has school logo. "E.Stanky" engraved on interior band which is otherwise unmarked. Size 10.25 ring displays light wear. Period c.1970s jersey by Russell Athletic is size large with screened on "Jaguars" team name and number "12." Displays usage and wash wear. Includes signed photo of Stanky (personalized) wearing similar (not same) jersey: EX-EX/MT ($400-$600) $160.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 654 Lot of (4) pieces as related Eddie Stanky and the University of South Alabama. To include: 1963 "Valued and Devoted Service" plaque; figural jaguar atop marble base with affixed placard 1975 dated placard commemorating his 200th win; Framed 13"x17.5" original sketch of Stanky Field; and framed vintage 8"x10" photo of Stanky with player. Light to moderate wear throughout: Range VG-EX/MT ($200-$400) DNS
 
See a Picture of this Item 655 Massive lot of (550+) c.1940s-1970s photographs from the Eddie Stanky collection. Large assortment of photography as assembled by Eddie Stanky and related to all teams with which he was associated. Sizable portion picturing other players whom he played with and against. Majority are new/wire service photos are so stamped/marked and many retain paper captions. Many others represent team issues. Some duplication which is mostly minor. Varying degrees of toning wear affecting a portion. Range VG-NM ($1,000-$2,000) $800.00
 
See a Picture of this Item 656 Lot of (2) Eddie Stanky "Hall of Fame" awards related to Mobile, Alabama. Includes presentational plaques awarded upon his Induction into the Mobile Youth Baseball Hall of Fame (11"x14" - dated 1971) and the Mobile Sports Hall of Fame (12"x15" - dated April 5, 1991). 1971 Plaque displays light scattered wear and includes 8"x10" photo of Stanky holding the award. 1991 Plaque has soiling to upper and lower borders (wooden and metal portions) and some excess dried glue at bottom edge: VG/EX and EX-EX/MT ($250-$500) DNS
 
Lot group 501 to 600    
 
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