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    1928 Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig Signed Baseball. Just three weeks after completing a four-game World Series sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals, the Bustin' Babes and Larrupin' Lous were off barnstorming again, offering baseball fans too far from a Major League park to attend games the chance to see the biggest names in the sport. Though both Ruth and Gehrig were very gracious signers, very few autographs from this traveling baseball circus have survived to the present day, and certainly only a tiny handful that could compete with the offered sphere in terms of quality. The "League Special" ball remains milky-white, and boasts a sweet spot Babe and side panel Lou that each rate a conservative 8/10. The ball's original owner has added the date of "Oct. 30, 1928" to the panel below Ruth's signature, and his own name to the side panel at right. Though neither of these markings should be considered detrimental to the value or appeal of the ball, it can be noted that displaying the ball so that both autographs can be seen will hide the young fan's writing from view almost entirely. A genuine treasure of the highest order. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Auction LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    1st-2nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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