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As President of the Boston Braves, Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson proposes different insurance policies taken out by his team on 25 player contracts to financially protect the Braves in case of injury ? one for his 15 best players including HOFers Casey Stengel, Rube Marquard, and Dave Bancroft, the other for the 10 who ?do not play regularly.?
Typed Document Signed ?C Mathewson,? 1p, 7.75? x 7.25?. New York, 1923-1925. On watermarked Brookdale linen. Fine condition. PSA/DNA LOAHeaded ?Proposition No. 1? In full, ?15 Men 7 Months} $1094.10 Accident & Health On and off field $5000/10000. $25/50 weekly Accident 25 weekly Health.?10 Men 7 Months} $291.90 Life & Limb $5000/10000. No weekly indemnity No Health.??1386.00 for team ?" 25 players.??Item 1. 15 Men is on the basis of the first team line-up of 9 men plus 4 extra pitchers, 1 extra catcher and 1 extra utility fielder.?Item 2. Is for 10 men on balance of 25 limit, who are not playing regularly.?We suggest this form at lower rate for them, as in the event of accident you would not have as severe a los as they do not play regularly.?This is merely a suggestion. Any variations possible.?SUBMITTED BY Christy Mathewson / 30 Church St., N.Y.C.?On Fe
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