BOB COUSY - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED - HFSID 51969
Sale Price $324.00
BOB COUSY. Early ALS: "Bob Cousy", 1¼p, 5¼x7¼, no place, no date (Monday). To Bill. In full: "I hope this letter reaches you along with the package. I've had the shirt for you for some time now but I haven't been sure of your address. I hope it's the right one. I have been waiting for another letter from you with your address but since it hasn't come I've decided to take a chance on this address. I hope the shirt is what you wanted. After waiting all this time I sure hope you won't be disappointed." Probably written while at Holy Cross. A three-time All-American at Holy Cross, Cousy became one of the biggest names in college hoops. As a senior in 1949-1950, he led the way as Holy Cross won 26 straight games and finished second in the National Invitation Tournament. Basketball Hall of Famer Bob Cousy led the NBA in assists eight consecutive years (1953-1960), played in 13 straight NBA All-Star Games, earned MVP honors in the 1954 and 1957 games and racked up 16,960 career points. Creased and slightly shaded and soiled. Folds. Glue remnants on verso of second page show through to text at upper right corner. 1-inch separation at lower middle fold (all intact).
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