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The offered program is for an NBA double header played at the Baltimore Coliseum on December 30, 1953. The two games were between the Baltimore Bullets and New York Knicks and between the Syracuse Nationals and the Boston Celtics. Bhe program was signed in pencil by 35 players and coaches, including 13 NBA Hall of Famers. Signed on the front cover: CELTICS: Coach Red Auerbach (HOF), Bob Cousy (HOF), Bob Harris, Ed McCauley (HOF), Jack Nichols, Chuck Cooper (HOF) and Don Barksdale (HOF); NATIONALS: Earl Lloyd (HOF), Paul Seymour, Bob Lavay, Wally Osterkorn, Jim Neal and George King. Signed on the inside: BULLETS: Coach Clair Bee (HOF) (page 1), Ray Felix, Jim Fritsche, Leo Barnhorst, Ed Miller, Paul Hoffman, Rollen Hans, Bob Houbregs (HOF), Bill Bolger, Al Roges and Don Asmonga. Signed on the back cover: KNICKS: Coach Joe Lapchick (HOF), Harry Gallatin (HOF), Jim Baechtold, Nat “Sweetwater” Clifton (HOF), Connie Simmons, Dick McGwire (HOF), Carl Braun (HOF), Fred Schaus and one other. Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Beckett Authentication. The program measures 7 ¾ x 10 ½ inches and presents in Excellent condition.

December 30, 1953 NBA Double Header Program with 35 Signatures Incl. Red Auerbach, Bob Cousy, Joe Lapchick - 13 Hall of Famers (BAS)
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Minimum Bid: $250
Final prices include buyers premium: $316
Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Number Bids:2
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