Early Sr. was an auto mechanic and a semipro ballplayer. Early Jr. earned ten cents an hour hauling 500-pound bales of cotton after school. He concentrated on baseball after breaking his leg in a high-school football practice, and at age 17 traveled to Sanford, Florida, to attend a baseball camp operated by the Washington Senators. Legend has it that Early, a husky 6-footer who weighed about 200 pounds, arrived at camp in his bare feet. He did not, Early told writer Roger Kahn years later. " But I was wearing coveralls.” The young pitcher dropped out of high school and began his professional career in 1937
This wallet measures 6.5" by 3.5" and has 14 top load card pockets and two full length slots under the card pockets. If you like really old baseball glove leather, This might be the wallet for you!