J.G.Taylor Spink American Association Sterling All-Star Baseball Tie Clip HOF


This Vintage original very Rare Personal J.G.Taylor Spink (The American Association) Sterling Silver Baseball All-Star Tie Clip. Mr Taylor Spinks, a Sporting News icon passed away in 1962 --We date this All-Star tie clip around 1946.

A wonderful baseball collectable a "One of a Kind" . A very nice item in great condition for any collection--( Possibly a Minor league All-Star Press Pass) -

John George Taylor Spink (November 6, 1888 - December 7, 1962), or Taylor Spink, was the publisher of The Sporting News from 1914 until his death in 1962. He inherited the weekly American baseball newspaper from his father Charles Spink, younger brother of its founder Alfred H. Spink. Upon Taylor Spink's death in 1962, the Baseball Writers' Association of America established the annual J. G. Taylor Spink Award, given to writers "for meritorious contributions to baseball writing", and made him its first recipient.

Following his death, the Baseball Writers' Association of America inaugurated the J. G. Taylor Spink Award in his honor, awarded annually at the induction ceremonies of the Baseball Hall of Fame; Spink was the first recipient. The annual award is given "for meritorious contributions to baseball writing".[7] Around the same time, Minor League Baseball instituted its J.G. Taylor Spink
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