Signature / Unsigned Photograph

BLUEGE, Oswald "Ossie" (1900-85)

From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Washington Senators third baseman, debuting in 1922 and retiring in 1939. Large bold signature in blue fineline, heavy stock 5" X 3" card, n.p., 1971 August 20. Fine. With original envelope. Accompanied by a superb original black-and-white 1944 news agency glossy photograph (International News Photo), 8" X 6". Original mimeographed newsprint text sheet present. Titled "Vice Pres. Wallace Tosses Out First Ball," this text reads in part: "Vice Pres. Henry Wallace throws out the first ball at the game between the Washington Senators and the Philadelphia Athletics opening the 1944 season. Vice Pres. Henry Wallace and Ossie Bluege, Manager of the Wash. Senators." Standing alongside the ball-throwing veep is a grinning Bluege. A scarce and desireable vintage image. Bookseller Inventory # 27426

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Title: Signature / Unsigned Photograph

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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