I don't have any autographed cards queued up for a Signature Sundays post today, so instead how about a nearly 100-year-old Red Sox card?
Like so many players of his era - at least it seems so to me - Joe was a fascinating individual. Drafted into the army towards the end of WWI, he was in an accident that resulted in two broken legs and a skull fracture. The skull fracture actually created a visible lump under his eye that he'd deal with for the rest of his life, and even undergo surgery to help correct.
Harris was also at one point added to baseball's ineligible list for violating the precious "reserve clause", but was reinstated in 1922 by Kenesaw Mountain Landis, and joined the Red sox for a handful of very successful campaigns. In fact, in 1923 he led the team with a .335 batting average and had the 5th highest slugging percentage in the entire American League.
Let's make a deal (on COMC) - I've grown a bit more comfortable with haggling over the years. I try not to take it to extremes - seeing people trying to negotiate over dime and quarte...