GRANTLAND "AMERICA'S HOMER" RICE - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 182573
Sale Price $270.00
Index card signed "Sincerely" by sports writer Grantland Rice, a modern pioneer of sports journalism who coined the nickname "The Four Horsemen" for Notre Dame's 1924 offensive backfield
Autograph note signed: "To Richard Portofee/Sincerely/Grantland Rice". 5¼x3¼ card. Considered a pioneer of modern sports journalism, Grantland Rice (1890-1954) was thefirst U.S. newspaperman to gain fame by writing about sports. Credited with the popular phrase "It's not whether you won or lost, but how you played the game" and nicknamed the "Four Horsemen" of Notre Dame, Rice covered the careers of such legendary sports greats as Bobby Jones, Jack Dempsey, Bill Tilden, Helen Wills. His column, "The Sportlight", was nationally syndicated in 1930, and Rice also produced documentaries and wrote books, including The Duffer's Handbook of Golf (1926), about sports. Lightly toned, soiled, creased and bowed. Mounting residue and light discoloration on verso (no show-through). Otherwise in fine condition.
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