Vintage Sports Autographs

Stars of the Past

Dick Button  (1929-  )

Figure Skating—U.S. Figure Skating Champion 1946-52, World Figure Skating Champion 1948-52, 1948 Olympic Games—Gold Medal  [James E. Sullivan Memorial Award 1949, U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976]

 

 

I have two copies of this 1950 Tom Paprocki cartoon signed by Button in my collection.  Willing to dicker for a trade?

Watch a video clip of Button in the 1952 Winter Olympics.  Watch a video clip of Button in the 1948 Winter Olympics in the freeskate.

Carol Heiss Jenkins (1940-    )

Figure Skater—1956 Olympic Games—Silver Medal; 1960 Olympic Games—Gold Medal; World Figure Skating Championships 1956-60; U.S. Figure Skating Championships 1957-60; North American Figure Skating Championships 1957, 1959

 

 

Carol Heiss Jenkins autographed this 1956 Tom Paprocki cartoon in February 2010.  She also autographed a 1960 Alan Maver cartoon.  She married Olympic Gold Medal winner Hayes Jenkins in 1960.

Watch a video clip of Carol Heiss in the 1960 Winter Olympics freeskate.  Watch a video clip of Carol Heiss skating beautifully.  Watch a video clip of Carol Heiss at the 1959 U.S. Nationals.  Watch a video clip of Carol Heiss skating at the 1957 U.S. Nationals. 

Hayes Alan Jenkins (1933-    )

Figure Skater—1956 Olympic Games—Gold Medal; 4 time world champion 1953-56 [World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976]

 

 

Hayes Jenkins autographed this 1956 Tom Paprocki cartoon.

Watch a video clip of Jenkins in the 1956 Winter Olympics.

Watch a Video Clip of:

  • Muhammad Ali (Boxing)
  • Lou Ambers (Boxing)
  • Art Aragon (Boxing)
  • Eddie Arcaro (Equestrian Sports)
  • Barry Asher (Bowling)
  • Carmen Basilio (Boxing)
  • Bill Boland (Equestrian Sports)
  • Dick Button (Figure Skating)
  • Earl Clark (Diving)
  • Billy Conn (Boxing)
  • Dave Erb (Equestrian Sports)
  • John Force (Automobile Racing)
  • Gene Fullmer (Boxing)
  • Don Garlits (Automobile Racing)
  • Rocky Graziano (Boxing)
  • Carol Heiss Jenkins (Figure Skating)
  • Eleanor Holm (Swimming)
  • Tommy Ivo (Automobile Racing)
  • Hayes Jenkins (Figure Skating)
  • Chris Karamesines (Automobile Racing)
  • Adolph Kiefer (Swimming)
  • George Kojac (Swimming)
  • Kathy Kusner (Equestrian Sports)
  • Ted Lindsay (Hockey)
  • Johnny Longden (Equestrian Sports)
  • Chris McCarron (Equestrian Sports)
  • Joey Maxim (Boxing)
  • Shirley Muldowney (Automobile Racing)
  • Murray Murdoch (Hockey)
  • Floyd Patterson (Boxing)
  • Hayden Proffitt (Automobile Racing)
  • Bob Pulford (Hockey)
  • Maurice Richard (Hockey)
  • Doug Rose (Automobile Racing)
  • Jonas Salk (Boxing)
  • Milt Schmidt (Hockey)
  • Judy Soutar (Bowling)
  • Dorothy Hill Teuber (Diving)
  • Chico Vejar (Boxing)
  • Manuel Ycaza (Equestrian Sports)
  • Tony Zale (Boxing)

New Additions

Barry Asher (Bowling)

Loa Boxberger (Bowling)

Ed Johnston (Hockey)

Chris McCarron (Equestrian Sports)

Bob Pulford (Hockey)

Pete Rademacher (Boxing)

Judy Soutar (Bowling)

Chico Vejar (Boxing)

Manuel Ycaza (Equestrian Sports)