Presented is an awesome collection of 300+ vintage signed baseball cards from the 1973 Topps baseball card set. These originated from a longtime collector who acquired a substantial amount of autographs on cards. He participated in major auctions, traveled to many trade shows and games across the country. He also wrote to tons of players in a quest to complete sets. Due to time constraints and mass quantity they were not reviewed for authentication.
Highlight signed cards include: Bert Campaneris; Jim Catfish Hunter; Dick Williams; Dock Ellis; Don Zimmer; Billy Williams; Rollie Fingers; Tony Perez; (2) Brooks Robinson; Jim Palmer; Eddie Mathews; Gaylord Perry; Yogi Berra; Sandy Alomar; Jose Cardenal; Tony Oliva; Rick Reuschel; Lou Piniella; Goose Gossage (modern signed reprint card); Larry Bowa; Mel Stottlemyre; Phil Niekro; Dusty Baker; Luis Tiant and may others.
The rest of the bunch include:
A’s: McKinney; Hegan; Maxvill; (2) Bando; (2) Knowles; Dick Green; Kubiak; Odom; Haney; North; Holtzman; Duncan and (2) Tenace. Angels: Strahler; Stanton; Bobby Valentine; Torborg; Hiatt; Berry; Don Rose and Oliver. Astros: Edwards; Lurocher; Rader; Culver; Alou; Cedeno; Watson; Gladding; Metzger; Metzger; York; Roberts; Dierker; Gladding and Wynn.
Braves: Bob Didier; Oscar Brown; Marty Perez; Lum; Garr; Schueler; Sonny Jackson and Breazeale. Brewers: Bell; Walton & Shaw; Money; Lockwood; Taylor; Linzy; Colborn; Brown; Auerbach; Lahoud; Davis; Parsons; Briggs and Jerry Bell. Cardinals: Cruz; Kissell & Schultz; Tim McCarver; Folkers; Santorini; Segui; Hrabosky; Simmons; Cleveland; Carbo; Busse and Granger.
Cubs: Hickman; Monday; Jansen; Rudolph; Pappas; (2) McGinn; Kessinger; Bonham; Fanzone; LaRoche; Hundley; Locker; Gura; Hooton; Beckert and Aker. Dodgers: Yeager; Mota; Russell; Buckner; Lacy; Osteen; Downing; Richert; Ferguson and McMullen. Expos: Day; Balor Moore; Bristol; Hunt; Foli; Breeden; Tom Walker; Torrez; (2) Humphrey; Strohmayer; McAnally; Singleton; Boccabella and Renko.
Giants: Tito Fuentes; Speier; Howarth; Amalfitano; Willoughby; Henderson; Bradley; Barr and Healy. Mets: Milner; Hennigan; Bud Harrelson; Dyer; Matlack; Grote; (2) Sadecki; Kranepool and Koosman. Indians: Oscar Gamble; Chris Chambliss; Dunning; Wilxox; Unser; Fosse; Walt Williams; Lamb; (2) Duffy; Aspromonte; Kenney and Alex Johnson. Orioles: Powell, Matchick, Oates, Grant Jackson; Roric Harrison; Watt and Retttenmund.
Padres: Pat Corrales; Dave Marshall; Greif; Campbell; Caldwell; Thomas; Leon Lee; Kendall; Arlin and Ross. Phillies: Bill Robinson; Ozark, De Mars & Beringer; Doyle; Sanders; Nash; Twitchell; Scarce; Lonborg; Brandon; Hutton; Harmon; Anderson and Sanders. Pirates: Hebner; Virdon; Sanguillen; Briles; Cash; Clines; Oliver; Giusti; Bob Johnson; Walker; May; Alley; Blass; Cash; Stennett; Jackie Hernandez; Bob Robertson and Kison.
Rangers: (2) Don Stanhouse; Paul; Broberg; Nelson; Harrah; Dalton Jones; Billings; Biitner; Gogolewski and Carty. Reds: Grimsley; Hall; Billingham; Menke; Tolan; Barton; Plummer and Billingham. Red Sox: Montgomery; Stange; Lenhardt; Veale; John Kennedy; Tatum; Oglivie; Curtis; Bill Lee; Petrocelli; Krausse; Gagliano; Siebert and Reggie Smith. Royals: Hopkins; McKeon; Abernathy; Rojas; Carl Taylor; Montgomery; Drago; Scheinblum andDal Canton.
Tigers: LaGrow; Joe Niekro; Brinkman; Lolich; (2) Woodie Fryman; Seelbach; Hiller; Gates Brown; Sims and Horton. Twins: Nettles; Quilici; (2) Woodson; Brye; Goltz; Corbin; Roof; Jim Perry; Soderholm; Jim Strickland; Hands; Borgmann; Holt and Reynolds. White Sox: Mike Andrews; Fisher; Tanner; Leon; Lemonds; May; Herrmann; Egan and Forster. Yankees: Gene Michael; McDaniel; Houk; White; Lanier; Peterson; Kline; Callison and Bernie Allen.