AL BARLICK - AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED CHECK 05/21/1993 - HFSID 290099
Sale Price $144.00
$100 check, written to Stuckeys for cash
Check signed: "Al Barlick", 6x2¾. Springfield, Illinois, 1993 May 21. Check #4681, drawn on the joint account of Mr. & Mrs. "Al" Barlick at the Bank One, payable to Stuckeys for $100. Memo: "Cash". Entirely filled out by Barlick. A WWII Coast Guard veteran with a salty tongue, Al Barlick (1915-1995) was firm and tough and demanded respect. He earned the respect of his peers and players alike with booming, basso calls, clear and decisive hand signals, knowledge of rules, proficiency on balls and strikes, ability to anticipate and then handle rough situations and unceasing hustle. Barlick, who umpired a record seven All-Star Games, spanning four decades, was a no-nonsense type. He stopped a game at Shea Stadium to have the coaching box re-chalked and forfeited a game in Philadelphia when unruly fans hit him with a tomato and fellow ump Lee Ballanfant with a bottle. Barlick, who was a professional umpire for five decades (27 full seasons), had been one of the youngest (at age 25) to reach the majors. He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. Bank processing stamps on verso (heavy show through on left side). Otherwise, fine condition. A portion of the screen image has been obscured to protect sensitive information. The original check does not contain these concealing marks.
Following offer submission users will be contacted at their account email address within 48 hours. Our response will be to accept your offer, decline your offer or send you a final counteroffer. All offers can be viewed from within the "Document Offers" area of your HistoryForSale account. Please review the Make Offer Terms prior to making an offer.
If you have not received an offer acceptance or counter-offer email within 24-hours please check your spam/junk email folder.