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Lot 1887: 1952 Ray Dandridge Cuban League Contract
The Negro League HOF'er enters into an agreement with "...The Marianao Club of the Cuban Professional Baseball League..." Slightly altered version of Major League Baseball's "Uniform Player's Contract" is signed in perfect blue ink by a Cuban League official and "Raymond Dandridge." Cuban League contracts are incredibly rare, and star player examples are all but unheard of. 1950's Marianao Tigers Cuban Baseball Contracts Outstanding group of "major league" contracts all for and signed by the great Cuban stars of the Negro Leagues. All measure 8.5x13", and are signed by the player, team officials and include other important data like their ridiculously low salaries (in pesos). Remember, these would have been the multi-millionaires of today. In U.S. dollars.
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