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Lot
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1956 Napoleon "Larry" Lajoie Single Signed Baseball....

2013 November 7 - 9 Sports Collectible Catalog Auction - Dallas #7085

 
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Auction Ended On: Nov 8, 2013
Item Activity: 19 Internet/mail bidders
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Location: Heritage Auctions
3500 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219

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1956 Napoleon "Larry" Lajoie Single Signed Baseball. So popular in his day that the Cleveland club was renamed "The Naps" in his honor, Lajoie bedevils those collectors seeking his essential single, with just four appearing in our auction results database of the last dozen years. Here we present the fifth, a blue fountain pen side panel application that underscores his standard "Larry Lajoie" autograph with a date of "4-19-56." The date coincides with the second game of the Indians season, the likely occasion of the autograph session. Ball is an OAL (Harridge) model. Signature rates a conservative 8/10. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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