Leon Day and NLBPA Memorabilia Fundraiser

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Authenticated Negro Leagues and Leon Day Memorabilia for Sale to Benefit Geraldine Day, the Widow of Hall of Famer Leon Day

Leon Day (HOF '95) throws out the first pitch at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in 1993 at a special "Leon Day Day"
100% profits from all sales of these Negro Leagues items will go to benefit Geraldine Day, widow of Negro League star pitcher and Hall of Famer Leon Day, who passed away only six days after his election to the Hall of Fame in 1995. The items in this price list come from the collection of Dr. Bob Hieronimus who is a friend of the Leon Day family and was instrumental in getting Leon Day elected to the Hall of Fame. Dr. Hieronimus1s efforts to see that Negro League players get the recognition they deserve has been covered in USA Today, Baseball America, Beckett Baseball Monthly, Sports Collectors Digest, Baltimore Sun, San Francisco Examiner, and others. This collection is one of the few places where certified authentic Leon Day autographed items can be found.

To order, send check or money order to

AUM, Inc.
P.O. Box 648
Owings Mills, MD 21117
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On Feb. 8, 1994 Vice President Al Gore welcomed a representative team of nine Negro League Baseball veterans to a Black History Month White House Ceremony. To commemorate the meeting these nine players signed 13 bats and 13 balls: Russell Awkard, Gene Benson, Bill "Ready" Cash, Jim "Fireball" Cohen, Leon Day, Mahlon Duckett, Wilmer Fields, Stanley Glenn and Max Manning.

1. American League Baseball signed at the White House by nine players listed above, plus Monte Irvin and NLBPA historian Todd Bolton. $150

1993 Baltimore Little League Project. The Baltimore Black Sox and Baltimore Elite Giants played in the Baltimore City Little League in the1993 season thanks to funding raised by Hieronimus & Co., Inc. At the startof the season twelve Negro League veterans autographed Little League bats,balls, and tickets to help raise funds to pay for the project. Players included Leon Day, Gene Benson, Bill Cash, Jim Cohen, Mahlon Duckett, Wilmer Fields, Stanley Glenn, Wilmer Harris, Larry Kimbrough, Max Manning, Bert Simmons, Al Wilmore and Monte Irvin.

2. Little League Bats (wooden), engraved "Baltimore Elite Giants 1993" autographed by the above 13 Negro League Players. $200

3. Little League Ball autographed by the above except Manning and Fields. $100

4. Autographed Replica of All Star Negro League game ticket with information replaced to describe the 3/30/93 Little League press conference/reunion. Signed by above players. $75

5. Leon Day signed Little League Baseball. $100

6. 1990 Negro League Baltimore Reunion autographed sheet (10/13/90) (41) different autographs including Negro League stars Leon Day, Monte Irvin, Buck Leonard, Wild Bill Wright, Billy Byrd, Lester Lockett, Quincy Trouppe, Double Duty Radcliff, Gene Benson, Wilmer Fields, Jimmy Crutchfield, etc. $400

7. Haiti Wilson Ball autographed by seven Negro Leaguers who played in the Caribbean: Leon Day, Mahlon Duckett, Jim Cohen, Gene Benson, Wilmer Fields, Bill Cash and Max Manning. $150

8. Leon Day autographed Press Conference Ticket. $50

9. Leon Day Signed check. $100

10. Leon Day Patch reading: "Kurt L. Schmoke (Mayor of Baltimore). Mayor and the Citizens of Baltimore Honor the Memory of Leon Day 1916-1995. Negro League Inducted Hall of Fame." Has great picture of Leon. $25

11. Baltimore Black Sox Ball Cap (replica) signed by Leon Day and Monte Irvin. $100

12. Baltimore Elite Giants Ball Cap (replica) signed by Day and Irvin. $100

13. Newark Eagles Ball Cap (replica) signed by Day and Irvin. $100

14. Newark Eagles Baseball Cap signed by Monte Irvin. $50

15. Limited edition Leon Day autographed card from the Ted Williams collection matted and shrink wrapped. Includes letter of authenticity signed and numbered thank you letter from Geraldine Day and a Leon Day Memorial Program from 3/17/95. $50

16. Autographed Leon Day Hieronimus & Co. Trading Card. Looks just like a 1940 Playball. Featured in Beckett Aug. 1993. $30

17. Autographed Leon Day Ron Lewis Postcard. $50

18. Autographed Leon Day 3x5 card. $25

19. Leon Day Hall of Fame T-Shirt (large). Only 72 manufactured. $25

20. Leon Day Memorial Program from Funeral signed by Geraldine Day and Postmarked and Canceled by the Cooperstown Post Office on July 30, 1995. Only 40 in existence. $25

21. Leon Day autographed 8x10s
A. Newark Eagles. $50
B. Baltimore Elite Giants. $50
C. Puerto Rico (kneeling). $75
D. Puerto Rico (pitching). $75

22. NLBPA Embroidered Patch. $15

23. Autographed copy of "Buck O1Neil: A Baseball Legend". $40

24. Leon Day Necktie - one of his favorites, donated by Geraldine Day.

Together with a Leon Day Autographed copy of "Tuff Stuff" magazine, Sept.'92. Leon's picture inset on cover, includes 9 free Negro Leagues trading cards inside. $50

A. Geraldine Day Benefit Bat. Limited edition of 95 (year of Leon's HOF induction), specially created for February Œ97 fundraiser
B. Leon Day Commemorative Baseball. Likeness of Leon laser engraved "Inducted 1995" and facsimile signature on the sweet spot. Room for more autographs. Specially created for February '97 fundraiser
C. Program for the 56th Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies July 30-31, 1995
D. An autographed Leon Day Trading Card from the Ted Williams Card Co.

A. A Leon Day card created by Hieronimus & Co.
B. Leon Day HOF postcard
C. Day HOF portrait pin created by Hieronimus & Co.
D. Baltimore Elite Giants team postcard featuring Day by Robert Retort
E. Press conference ticket from 3/30/93
F. Official NLBPA enamel pin
G. Wild Bill Wright (Day1s teammate) card created by Hieronimus & Co.
H. Leon and Geraldine Day business card, one of only 1000 printed in 1995
I. 2/15/97 ticket to Geraldine Day fundraiser
J. Official Leon Day Booster Button signed by Geraldine Day

27. Trading Card Set by Front Row All Time Great Series: 5-cards in a set with one autographed card per set. Features Monte Irvin, Buck Leonard, Ray Dandridge, Ernie Banks. Choose autograph of either Monte Irvin OR Buck Leonard. $40

28. Ted Williams Card Co. Negro Leagues subsets both 1993 and 1994 versions $10.00 each

29. NLBPA logo enamel pins $4.00 each

30. Leon Day Hall of Fame portrait pins $1.00 each

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