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Circa 1950 Rogers Hornsby Single Signed Baseball....

2011 April Dallas Signature Sports Collectibles Auction #7032

 
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Auction Ended On: Apr 22, 2011
Item Activity: 3 Internet/mail/phone bidders
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Location: Heritage Auctions - Design District Annex
1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX

Description:
Circa 1950 Rogers Hornsby Single Signed Baseball. "Any ballplayer that don't sign autographs for little kids ain't an American," the Hall of Fame second baseman once told a reporter for The Saturday Evening Post. "He's a communist." The mighty Rajah practiced what he preached to create the contents of this fine lot, a bold black fountain pen inscription, "To Dick and Jim from Rogers Hornsby," on the side panel of a lightly shellacked OAL (Harridge) ball. A bit of chipping of the shellac barely grazes Hornsby's signature, but our catalog imagery should properly illustrate how minor a concern this is. A marvelous representation of a rare and important single. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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Service and Handling Description: Balls, Pucks, etc. - Encased, Small (view shipping information)

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