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Lot # 68: 1919 Kenesaw Landis Signature - "Black Sox" Scandal Year (JSA)

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Item was in Auction "2019 Fall Classic",
which ran from 11/3/2019 7:00 PM to
12/6/2019 10:00 PM

Kenesaw Landis is most remembered for being the strong Baseball Commissioner who cleaned up after the 1919 Black Sox Scandal and restored the public's trust in baseball. Offered is this framed 1919 Kenesaw Landis signature with photo and HOF postcard. Amazingly signed 3 months before the World Series, the signature reads, "With Good Wishes, Kenesaw M. Landis, July 12, 1919." Signature rates 7.5/10 and comes with a JSA LOA; framed to 13.5x16.5" overall.

2019 marks the 100th Anniversary of the most infamous scandal in sports history. The 1919 World Series was the scene of the crime, the culprits were eight members of the Chicago “Black Sox” and the crime was game fixing. Shoeless Joe Jackson and seven other members of the “Black Sox” were subsequently banned from baseball three years later and that ban still stands to this day. On this Anniversary, Lelands is privileged to offer a comprehensive collection of memorabilia related to the 1919 World Series teams including a Joe Jackson PSA certified signed document, 1919 World Series tickets, 1919 White Sox season pass, Type I photos, handwritten letters, autographs and much more. Lelands has devoted an entire category in the 2019 Fall Classic to this collection, so go check out “The Black Sox 100th Anniversary Collection” today!

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