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    1930's Grover Cleveland Alexander Single Signed Baseball. Whether collectors of singles from 300 Game Winners, or simply from Hall of Famers, most will be lacking an example from this troubled legend, whose alcoholism, epilepsy and post-traumatic stress from World War I horrors couldn't derail one of the most remarkable pitching careers in baseball history. Alexander's death in 1950, and the aforementioned afflictions that saw him absent from the public eye with only rare exceptions since the end of his barnstorming days in the mid-1930's, have left only a tiny supply of single signed baseballs available to the collecting market. Here we present one of the finest we've encountered from that endangered species, a sweet spot autograph that remains suspended in time at a 7/10 level beneath an effective vintage coating of shellac. The ball is non-official, but the two-tone stitching convincingly mimics the baseballs with which Old Pete pitched his way to membership in the Hall of Fame's inaugural induction class. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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