William Harridge Ed Short multi-signed 1955 Arch Ward Funeral Guest Book Page

As a beloved sports editor for the Chicago Tribune, Arch Ward certainly had an impressive guest list at his funeral. This guest book, signed by over a thousand attendees includes signatures from Harry Stuhldreher and Elmer Layden (of the Four Horsemen of Notre Dame), Joe Stydahar, Paddy Driscoll, Elmer Otto, Ollie Matson, Fred Lindstrom, Gabby Hartnett, William Harridge, Charles Comiskey, Tom Meany, and many more.

Offered is just one page from that guest book. The more notable signatures on this page include the following:

William Harridge – (D. 1971) was an executive in professional baseball whose most significant role was as president of the American League (AL) from 1931 to 1959. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Veteran's Committee in 1972.

Ed Short (D. 1984) was an American professional baseball front office executive. Short worked for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball for over 20 years, including nine seasons as the team's general manager from August 26, 1961, through September 2, 1970. The White Sox were frequent contenders for the American League pennant during the first six seasons of his administration, but the last three years of Short's tenure saw the team lose 95, 98 and 106 games and play some of its home games in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, because of falling attendance at Comiskey Park.

Edward Feeny was a sports photographer for the Chicago Tribune.

Issy Kline was a boxing manager and trainer.

The signatures range from 8 - 10/10. The page measures 6.5” x 8.” Included with this item is a copy of the full LOA from PSA/DNA that covered the overall funeral book.

Note: The more

Item: 6291

Price: $125.00
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William Harridge Ed Short multi-signed 1955 Arch Ward Funeral Guest Book Page
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