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Old 11-11-2010, 08:17 AM
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Default Let's see anything & everything Jim Thorpe...

I got a feeling I'm not the only one who dabbles in some Thorpe memorabilia.

So show your stuff!

I'll kick it off with this extremely tough c. 1914 TYPE 1 photograph of Thorpe sharpening his skills...

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Old 11-11-2010, 08:41 AM
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Jimmy,

That is an absolutely amazing photo, but some terrible top-hand bunting technique!

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Old 11-11-2010, 10:17 AM
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Chilly, spring morning in Marlin. Great, clear shot Jimmy.

ca1930s, sporting his "Concussion Magnet". Still hunting down the location of this Exhibition kick.

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Old 11-11-2010, 11:08 AM
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Here's a super-rare 1922 E137 card Heritage just sold in our November Signature Auction for $6573: http://sports.ha.com/common/view_ite...8&Lot_No=80154
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Default only a card and.....

I only have a card and a piece of very interesting stationery....
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I only have a card and a piece of very interesting stationery....
Jeez Leon. That Thorpe piece of stationary is the stone cold nuts! I just love stuff like that.

Best, Jimmy
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Default Thorpe Memorial

No biggie compared to the great items posted but thought you may like this button...
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Most have already seen this piece as I posted it on the card side when I picked it up. It is perhaps the only image of Thorpe that can be 100% dated to the tme he was playing baseball in 1909-10 in the East Carolina League (I've never seen any images of him in his ballplaying garb and wonder if any exist). He is seen pictured with his 1910 Rocky Mount, NC teammate A. J. Dussault and it comes directly from the estate of another of their 1910 Rocky Mount teammates David Creagan.



By the way, $6600 for the Thorpe Zeenut seems kinda cheap, even given the trimming on the top that resulted in the Auth grade.
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