A fleet-footed outfielder who paced the circuit in steals no fewer than 10 times, Hall of Famer Max Carey accumulated both impressive career stats and this collection of (12) baseball related mementos. Highlights include: Tobacco Pouch a vintage leather satchel with a drawstring and “Max G. Carey – Pittsburgh BB Club” printed on the front; 1942 Award Clock bestowed upon Carey for participation in the 1942 “Professional Ball Players National Golf Tournament,” a 4-1/4 x 3-1/2” hinged case secures a working “Gotham” timepiece. More on our website.
Additional items include:
Paul Kerr Business Card a National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum card with “Paul S. Kerr – President” identifier and Cooperstown, N.Y. address/phone number. On the reverse, a typewritten message reads: “Dear Max,
It is my pleasure, on behalf of the Directors of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc., and personally, to send you the enclosed Lifetime Pass.
I hope you will use it often and that you will also alert us when you do plan to come.”
New York Yankees Max Carey Old Timers Day Nameplate a 4 x 1-1/4” gold-colored metallic plate with a New York Yankees relief logo and an engraved legend reading: “New York Yankees – Old Timers’ Day – July 27, 1963 – Honoring – All-Time Record Breakers – Max Carey.”
1961 Ash Tray a tinted glass bowl with gilding and printed legend reading “15th Annual Governor’s Baseball Dinner – Tampa, Florida, 1961” and state of Florida seal
Hall of Fame Ash Tray a fielder’s glove-shaped ceramic piece with cigarette holders between the fingers. Gold-colored cursive reads: “Baseball Hall of Fame – Cooperstown, New York.”
(2) Max Carey Business Cards (2) standard size cards from Carey’s 1932-1933 tenure as the Brooklyn Dodgers manager
Miscellaneous a vintage “Brooklyn Baseball Club” keychain; a 1-1/2”-diameter silver-plated “Dodgers” baseball-themed medallion; a black leather mini-glove; and a “Red Top Cab Co.” business card