Stan Musial

Stan “The Man” Musial pens a letter to his agent informing him of his portion of advertising revenue for the past year.

Autograph Letter Signed, “Stan”, in green ink, one page, 8.5” X 11”, on stationery printed “Stan Musial & Biggie’s Steak House”, January 11, 1953, St. Louis, Missouri. Addressed to Fred J[Corcoran]. In full, “ We are planning to be in Miami around the first of February – Sure could use a little vacation. / Enclosed is check (1657.50) for the past year advertising – We had a very good year – I have outlined in detail on next page [not included]- / Hope your family is doing well – Will give you a call soon - / Regards / Stan.” Light edge wear and paper clip shadow on top blank margin, else fine with the usual folds. Accompanied by Musial’s business card from Musial and Biggies’ Steak House, a restaurant owned by Stan Musial and Julius (Biggie) Garagnani in St. Louis. Lightly soiled with light edge wear, else very good condition. Between 1946 and 1952, Musial was a machine, winning the batting crown five times. He was especially known for his rough treatment of the Brooklyn Dodgers, whose fans gave him the nickname "Stan the Man". Musial's overall ledger includes 3630 hits, 725 doubles, 475 home runs, and 1951 RBI. He was the first player to appear in 3000 National League games and the first player overall to hit 400 home runs and have 3000 hits. He holds the All-Star Game record with six home runs. When he retired, Musial was the National League hit king, and was behind only Ty Cobb on the Major League list. Fred Corcoran, the PT Barnum of golf, was Stan Musial’s sports agent. He also represented Sam Snead and Ted Williams.

Item: 51295

Price: $450.00
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