Lot 9010: Frankie Frisch 1929 St. Louis Cardinals Signed Player Contract

RR Auction

RR Auction

2019-02-11 13:09:32

Lot 9010

Contract, signed “Frank Frisch, Jr.,” four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.5 x 11, January 9, 1929. National League uniform player’s contract in which Frankie Frisch agrees to render "skilled service as a baseball player…during the year 1929” for the St. Louis Cardinals, for a salary of $18,500. Signed at the conclusion in black ink by Frisch and countersigned by Cardinals General Manager Branch Rickey. The reverse is signed by National League President John Heydler. In very good to fine condition, with light consistent toning and small, trivial separations to folds. Just two years later, Frisch would garner NL MVP honors as voted by the baseball writers.

Estimate: $3500-$4500

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