Photographers took to the diamond, the gridiron and the links to capture telling images in these photos. Subsequently, the heroic subjects have autographed the ready-for-display keepsakes. The (20) oversized prints are decorated with signatures that average (“9”) strength and clarity and include: Bednarik, Boggs, Doerr, (2) Feller, Ford, Gionfriddo, Griffey, Jr., R. Howard, Huff, Kosar, A. Palmer, Ripken, Jr., R. Roberts, Rose, Snider, Sosa, Thome, Tittle and Doerr/Pesky. Basic certs/stickers from JSA. More on our website.
Chuck Bednarik 14x11 black-and-white photo of Bednarik standing triumphantly over a fallen Frank Gifford; signed in black marker (by Bednarik only) and inscribed “this f---- game is OVER - HOF 67 – Enjoy retirement Frank We win 14-10 – Eagles 1960 Champs”
Wade Boggs 1987 23x35 Sports Illustrated poster of Boggs in action at Fenway Park; signed in blue marker
Bobby Doerr 14x11 black-and-white photo (unevenly trimmed along right edge) of Doerr in action at Chicago’s Comiskey Park (the uniforms date the image to 1939-1941); signed in blue marker and inscribed “HOF 86”
Bob Feller 20x16 black-and-white photo of Feller pitching to Joe DiMaggio during his April 30, 1946 no-hitter at Yankee Stadium; signed (by Feller only) in black fiber tip
Bob Feller 11x14 sepia-toned photo of Feller during the late-1930s; signed in silver marker
Whitey Ford 20x16 black and white photo of Ford pitching at Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium; signed in blue marker and inscribed “N.Y. Yankees 1950-67 – W.S. Champs 6x – Cy ’61 & W.S. MVP – HOF ‘74”
Al Gionfriddo unevenly trimmed to approximately 13x10, this sepia-toned print shows the action during Game 6 of the 1947 World Series as Gionfriddo ran down Joe DiMaggio’s drive in deep left field at Yankee Stadium; signed in blue marker (by Gionfriddo only)
Ken Griffey, Jr. 1989 23x35 Sports Illustrated poster of the Mariners rookie completing his patented swing in a game at Chicago’s Comiskey Park; signed in blue marker
Ryan Howard 20x16 color photo of Howard being greeted by his Phillies teammates after a walk-off homer; signed in blue marker
Sam Huff 16x20 color photo of Huff in his New York Giants helmet caked with mud and grass from the gridiron; signed in gold marker and inscribed “HOF 1982”
Bernie Kosar 11x14 sepia-toned photo; signed in blue marker and inscribed “19”
Cal Ripken, Jr. matted to 36x24, this display is accented by a 20x16 color photo of Ripken in action as he broke Lou Gehrig’s consecutive games record on September 6, 1995 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Ripken has signed in blue marker and inscribed “Ironman – 2131 CG – 3184/431 (his career hit and RBI totals) – ROY 82 – MVP 83 & 91.”
Robin Roberts 11x14 sepia-toned photo; signed in blue marker and inscribed “HOF 76”
Pete Rose 20x16 color photo of Rose as he delivers career hit No. 4192 on September 11, 1985 at Cincinnati’s Riverfront Stadium; signed in blue marker and inscribed “#4192”
Duke Snider 11x14 sepia-toned photo; signed in blue marker and inscribed “HOF 80 - #4”
Sammy Sosa a 27x19 color limited edition (18/66) Arthur K. Miller lithograph print signed in blue marker and inscribed “21.” The detailed illustration portrays Sosa watching the flight of one his wallops during the September 13, 1998 contest vs. the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Sosa tied and surpassed Roger Maris’ 1961 single-season home run mark that day. Note: there is a small tear on the lower right border which does not affect the image or autograph.
Jim Thome a 24x36 thick stock Phillies poster with an illustration of Thome; signed on the lower border in black marker.
Y.A. Tittle 16x20 black-and-white print; signed in blue marker and inscribed “H.O.F. 1971”
Bobby Doerr/Johnny Pesky black-and-white photo (approximately 14x11) signed in blue marker by Doerr (inscribed Boston Red Sox 1937-1951 – 2042 hits 223 H.R. 1247 RBI – 9x All Star – HOF 1986 – 409 ave 1946 World Series”); and Pesky (inscribed “Boston red Sox 1942-1952 – 1946 A.L. Champs/All Star – 1455 Hits – 307 B.A.”