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Lot # 1316 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1959 Herbert Hoover Signed Letter to Ty Cobb

Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $812.00

One-page typed letter on Herbert Hoover personal stationery, dated April 15, 1959, to baseball Hall of Famer Ty Cobb. The letter reads as follows: Dear Mr. Cobb: That was a most gracious letter. I deeply appreciate your friendship it conveys. Yours faithfully, Herbert Hoover ("9"). Since the days of William Howard Taft, there has always been a strong connection between United States presidents and the National Pastime. This is a very unusual and unique letter connecting Herbert Hoover, a President for which there are few items associating him with baseball, and one of the game's greatest legends, the immortal Ty Cobb. The letter has two normal mailing fold lines and is in Excellent condition. LOA from James Spence, Steve Grad & John Reznikoff/PSA DNA. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $812.00

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