Cards/Phils HARRY WALKER signed ONL ball-PSA/DNA & JSA

This is an ONL (White) ball signed on the sweetspot in blue felt tip by St. Louis Cardinals & Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Harry Walker . The signature is bold and bright, and the ball clean but with some light toning, none in the autograph area.

Harry William Walker , known to baseball fans of the middle 20th century as "Harry the Hat" (October 22, 1918 - August 8, 1999), was a baseball player, manager and coach.

Born in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Harry was a member of a distinguished baseball family. He was the son of former Washington Senators pitcher Ewart "Dixie" Walker and the brother of Fred "Dixie" Walker, like Harry an outfielder, left-handed hitter, and one-time National League batting champion.

"Harry the Hat" got his nickname from his habit during at-bats of continually adjusting his cap between pitches -- t were no batting helmets in his day. His batting title came in 1947, when he hit .363 in a season during which he was traded from his original team, the St. Louis Cardinals, to the Philadelphia Phillies. The previous year he was one of the stars of the Cardinals' 1946 World Series championship team; it was Harry's double that scored Enos Slaughter from first base in Game 7, the decisive run that defeated the Boston Red Sox. He knocked in six runs during that Series, and batted .412. Harry
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