Lot # 2043: 1911 Boston Red Sox (vs. Cleveland Naps) Program with Joe Jackson - Jackson's Rookie Season!

Starting Bid: $100.00

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Item was in Auction "REA Fall 2020",
which ran from 11/20/2020 12:00 PM to
12/6/2020 6:00 PM

Boston Red Sox program issued for a game against the Cleveland Naps in 1911. The cover features a portrait photo of Boston Red Sox manager Patsy Donovan, along with numerous advertisements. The Red Sox's 1911 home and away schedule is printed on the interior. The preprinted lineups include Hooper, Speaker, Carrigan, and Gardner for Boston, and Jackson, Lajoie, Olson, and Ball for Cleveland. Neatly scored in pencil to record an 8-5 Cleveland win. Research indicates that this game took place on August 9th. 1911 marked Joe Jackson's rookie season and he certainly proved his worth that year by batting .408, a mark that remains the record for any rookie player. Jackson contributed two hits, plus a walk, in his five at-bats. One of the greatest hitters in baseball history, Jackson was later banned from the game in 1921 for his role in conspiring to fix the 1919 World Series with seven of his White Sox teammates. The twelve-page program (7 x 10 inches) is in Poor condition overall, with detached covers, a few detached pages, edge tears, a few light stains, and pencil notations on the cover. Reserve $100. Estimate (open).

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