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Lot # 757: 1948 Babe Ruth Signed Letter to Famed Producer Promoting "The Babe Ruth Story" (JSA)

Category: Ruth and Gehrig

Starting Bid: $1,000.00

Bids: 20 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2023 Summer Classic",
which ran from 7/16/2023 7:00 PM to
8/5/2023 10:00 PM



Dated April 12, 1948, and typed on bright white "Babe Ruth - New York" letterhead, this remarkable letter was originally penned and sent to the stage, radio, film, television personality, and Broadway producer Richard Kollmar to help promote his book "The Babe Ruth Story." The short and sweet letter reads, "Dear Richard: I am sending you a copy of my own book THE BABE RUTH STORY which Bob Considine helped me put down on paper. My publishers tell me it will be published on April 26, 1948. I hope you will like it." Written a mere four months before Babe Ruth's passing, the letter is simply signed "Babe." Letter was once tri-folded and has been handsomely framed to 11x14" overall and comes with a copy of, "The Babe Ruth Story" (probably not the copy Ruth sent to Kollmar) and a JSA LOA for the signature.

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