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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 5/2/2020
Offered here is Enos Slaughter’s 1942 players contract with the St. Louis Cardinals. Signed by Slaughter as well as executive Branch Rickey, the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to pay Slaughter $9,000 for his service on the team in ‘42 and it paid off in the long run with a World Series title. Slaughter had an impressive ‘42 season, racking up 9 homers, 98 RBI’s, including 188 hits while batting .318. He would come in 2nd place for NL MVP voting, behind teammate Mort Cooper. This would be Slaughter’s last season before a three-year hiatus from baseball to serve his country in WWII. Slaughter was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1985. This lot includes a separate letter, signed by Rickey that acknowledges that Slaughter received a pay increase of $1,000 for his 1942 season. Accompanied by a Slaughter Family LOA as well as a full LOA from PSA/DNA (Cert. #: AF08690).
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Minimum Bid: $300
Final prices include buyers premium.: $640
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Saturday, May 2, 2020.
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