Baltimore Orioles Wilbert Robinson Autograph Letter Signed Sells for $4,915 at Nate’s
Wilbert Robinson Autograph
A Wilbert Robinson autograph is very rare. The Baltimore Orioles and Hall of Famer passed away so long ago and his Hall of Fame induction was so recent, that there are not many Wilbert Robinson autograph items in collections. Here at NateDSanders.com Autograph Auctions, we had a Wilbert Robinson autograph a few years back. Here is the description, picture and price of it:
Scarce 1903 Baltimore Orioles Wilbert Robinson Autograph Letter Signed — ”…have him come right away and report at the Ball Grounds…” — With PSA/DNA COA
Wilbert Robinson autograph letter signed dated June 22 1903 to baseball scout George Booker, regarding player Joe Curtis who briefly played for the Orioles under Robinson in 1903. Written on Robinson’s bowling alley ”The Diamond,” letterhead listing him as the proprietor, letter includes the original mailing envelope with the return address of the Baltimore Orioles baseball club handwritten by Robinson. In full with Robinson’s style of little punctuation: ”Dear Sir, Mr. [Ned] Hanlon handed me your letter about Curtis and asked me to write you and have you send Curtis up here to Baltimore for trial we will be giving him $75.00 per month to start with and of course if he is able to fill the bill we will be only glad to pay him what his is worth tell the young man if Team no use him I will place him on some good club for a while until Team use him have him come right away and report at the Ball Grounds.” Letter measures 5.75” x 9”. Top third of letter separated at fold, else near fine. With PSA/DNA COA. Sold for $4,915.