Lot 892: 1936 Jim Thorpe Signed Olympic Record Book
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Auction Date:12/16/2011 9:00 PM EST
This striking, red, white and blue record book has a large Jim Thorpe signature on the front cover, and it is also dated 1936 by Thorpe and grades 8/10 in black fountain ink. The 12-page book is in EX condition and features a photo of the so-called "Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century" inside. After his 1953 death, The New York Times obituary described Thorpe as "a magnificent performer. He had all the strength, speed and coordination of the finest players, plus an incredible stamina." LOA from PSA/DNA.
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