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Large 10" by 14" 1953 menu from Toots Shor's restaurant in New York signed on the front in near perfect looking 9/10 black ink by famed sportswriters Grantland Rice and Rube Samuelson. On the back of the menu is a black & white photo featuring Shor along with Hall of Famers Jimmy Foxx, Mel Ott, Mickey Cochrane, Ed Walsh, Rogers Hornsby, Pie Traynor, Tris Speaker, Fred Clarke, Cy Young, George Sisler, Kid Nichols, Ty Cobb, Charley Gehringer, along with 19th Century star Arlie Latham. Also included is an original photo of this group, probably from the 1940's, on which Shor has written the names of each with the added inscription "This is one team I could manage and win with Toots Shor" in perfect looking 9-10/10 black ink. Neat pair!

Includes a Letter of Provenance from the Helms Athletic Foundation/LA84 Collection.

Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

1953 TOOTS SHOR MENU SIGNED BY SPORTSWRITERS GRANTLAND RICE AND RUBE SAMUELSON PLUS ORIGINAL 11 BY 14 PHOTO USED FOR BACK COVER SIGNED BY SHOR (HELMS/LA84 COLLECTION)
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