View Full Version : Rare Piece of Presidential Baseball Memorabilia Emerges

10-17-2010, 09:51 PM
It lasted just a couple of years, but the Federal League turned baseball upside down when it launched nearly 100 years ago. Now, an important artifact from its final season has come out of hiding.

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A 1915 sterling silver “Circuit Pass”, numbered “1″ and issued to President Woodrow Wilson, was recently appraised after being removed from a company safe.
The family of the man who apparently received it as a young boy from the former chief executive himself, has taken it from the place where it has resided since 1940.
Are they sending it to an auction house near you? What’s it worth?
Read all about it (http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20101013/COLUMNISTS09/10130314/-1/newshome) from John Schneider at LSJ.com in Lansing, Michigan.