The Holy Grail of Negro League Autograph Bats. (163) players with (122) of them deceased signed this Louisville Slugger 125 bat, including (6) HOFers plus the first (3) ladies to play Negro league ball. HOFers include: Leon Day, Buck Leonard, Larry Doby, Ray Dandridge, Monte Irvin and Sam Lacy. Toni Stone, Connie Morgan and Mamie “Peanut” Johnson were the first (3) female Negro Baseball players. With the exclusion of a very small portion of the bat the averaging grades reflect (“8”) quality. Includes full photo LOA from JSA. More on website:
The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans and Latin Americans. The Negro leagues of 1951 are considered the last major league season and the last professional club.
Full HOFers detailed list includes:
Leon Day, He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995, Walter Fenner “Buck” Leonard was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972, Lawrence Eugene “Larry” Doby was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998, Raymond Emmitt Dandridge was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987, Monford Merrill “Monte”Irvin was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006, Samuel Harold Lacy was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998.
Further detailed list includes: George Altman, Russell Awkard, Otha Bailey, Gene Baker, Frank Barnes, Joe Barnes, Gene Benson, Bill Beverly, Charlie Biot, Joe Black, Bob Boyd, Bill “Ready” Cash, A.B. Clay, Jim Cohen, Gene Collins, Lorenzo “Piper” Davis, Ross “Satchel” Davis, Leon Day, Jimmy Dean, Felix Delgado, Wesley Dennis, Carl Dent, Claro Duany, Mahlon Duckett, James “Big Train” Dudley, Frank Duncan Jr, Mel Dunca, JW Earle Jr, Frank Evans, Lionel Evelyn, Orlando O’Farrell, Al Fenner, Leroy Ferrell, Wilmer Fields, Robert Gaston, Josh Gibson Jr, Stanley Glenn, Herold Gordon, Willie Grace, White Graves, Chester Gray, Felix Guilbe, Nap Gulley, Ray Haggins, Sam Hairston, Lionel Hampton, David Harper, Wilmer Harris, Buster Haywood, Jehosie Heard, Bobo Henderson, Joe Henry, Gordon Hoppy Hopkins, Herman Horn, Cowman Hyde, Pee Wee Jenkins, Sam Jethroe, Connie Johnson, Josh Johnson, Byron Johnson, Casey Jones, Cecil Kaiser, John Kennedy, Henry Kimbro, Larry Kimbrough, Left Lamarque, Bob Landers, Rich Laurent, Vincent Lee, Buck Leonard, Rufus Lewis, Carl Logan, William Red, Max Manning, Fran Mathews, Big Bill Mathews, Lefty Mathis, Nath Mcclinic, Walt Mccoy, Jim Mccurine, John Mule Miles, Purnell Mincy, Jessie Mitchell, Lee Moody, Jim Moore, Red Moore, Herb Moore, Connie Morgan, Motley Umpire, Emillo Navarro, Ray Noble, Buck O’Neil, Warren O’Neil, Bill Owens, Pat Patterson, Bill Peace, Frank Pearson, Maurice Peatros, Nat Peeples, Jim Pendleton, Superman Pennington, Norris Phillips, Jose Piloto, Dave Pope, Willie Pope, Andy Porter, Merle Porter, William Powell, Marin Price, Herman Purcell, Duty Radcliffe, Ted Rasberry, Harry Rhodes, Bobby Robinson, Frazier Robinson, Jim Robinson, Tommy Sampson, Joe B.Scott, Robert Scott, Barney Serrell, Al Smith, Gene Smith, Al Spearman, Riley Stewart, Toni Stone, Earl Taborn, Sam Taylor, Harold Tinker, Don Troy, Armando Vazquez, Edsal Walker, Amos Watson, Charles White, Eugene Williams, Jessie Williams, Marvin Williams, Willie Williams, Al Wilmore, Wild Bill Wright, John Wyatt, Willie C. Young.
This baby should be mounted on your wall.