• Walter Johnson family to auction collector items

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Feb 19, 2013
    The family of late Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson has decided to place several pieces of memorabilia from Johnson's career up for auction on Saturday at Heritage Auctions in New York, according to The Associated Press. Other items being placed up for auction by Johnson's daughter, Carolyn Thomas, and her son, Hank Thomas, include a personalized framed copy of Johnson's plaque from his Hall of Fame induction, a handwritten congratulatory letter from Ty Cobb, the "Notice to Player of Release or Transfer" document signed by Senators owner Clark Griffith after Johnson's final season in 1927 and an engraved six-piece tea set commemorating Johnson's 20th anniversary of signing with the club. Other items include the personalized framed copy of Johnson's plaque from his Hall of Fame induction, a handwritten congratulatory letter from Ty Cobb, the "Notice to Player of Release or Transfer" signed by Senators owner Clark Griffith after Johnson's final season in 1927, and an engraved six-piece tea set celebrating the 20th anniversary of Johnson's signing with the team. 10, 1924, was the winning pitcher for the Washington Senators in a 12-inning classic against the New York Giants.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Walter Johnson's family puts items up for auction

      The family of late Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson has decided to place several pieces of memorabilia from Johnson's career up for auction on Saturday at Heritage Auctions in New York, according to The Associated Press.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Walter Johnson's family auctioning memorabilia

      WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ticket is for Row 1, Section B, Seat 7 of the Lower Grand Stand at Griffith Stadium. Game 7 of the 1924 World Series. The perforations are still intact - it was never torn in two by a ticket-taker. It's the only one of its kind kn…
      Source: CNNSI.com

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