A handwritten note from homerun king and Atlanta Braves legend Hank Aaron sold for $21,000 yesterday.? The letter, written when?Aaron was only 17 years old, was written to the owner of?a Negro League team telling him that Hank’s parents approved of his joining the team.? It was purchased by Jeffrey Gitomer, a Charlotte, NC buisnessman who outbid the Negro League’s Baseball Museum.?
The seven-line letter is dated Nov. 22, 1951, from Mobile, Ala., and written to Syd Pollack. The letter reads:
“Dear Mr. Pollack. I receive you letter, and it is entirely satisfactory with my parents Mr. & Mrs. Aaron, that I may join the Indianapolis Clowns next season.??
Sincerely yours, Henry Aaron.” (Source)
$21,000 for 7 lines…that’s $3,000 per line.??Can someone please help me get?on.? I write bad grammer all day everyday…I should get paid too! I kidd…I kidd!? I know he’s a legend but Dayum. 😯