Ken Weafer Signed AUTO 1936 Chicago Cubs Baseball Contract w/ Phillip Wrigley

Ken Weafer (D. 2005) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played in one game in 1936 with the Boston Bees. He batted and threw right-handed. On May 29, 1936, he pitched 3 innings in relief surrendering 6 hits, 4 earned runs, walking 3, and struck out none, as the Bees lost to the New York Giants at the Polo Grounds.  He is the brother of American League Umpire, Hal Weafer.

Phillip Knight Wrigley (D. 1977) often called P. K. Wrigley, was an American chewing gum manufacturer and executive in Major League Baseball, inheriting both of those roles as the quiet son of his much more flamboyant father, William Wrigley Jr.  When his father died in 1932, Wrigley took over as the owner of the Chicago Cubs (which he owned until his death in 1977)

Offered is an official Uniform Player’s Contract for the National League – Chicago Cubs pitcher, ken Weafer was to be paid $300 a month.  The contract has been hand signed by both Weafer and Phillip K Wrigley.  NL president Ford Frick’s signature has been signed by proxy (i.e. secretarial).

Weafer was traded by the Cubs to the Boston Bees on May 8, 1936.

Historic piece of Cubs history!!!



Item: 12390

Price: $125.00
Ken Weafer Signed AUTO 1936 Chicago Cubs Baseball Contract w/ Phillip Wrigley