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    1931 Babe Ruth & Rabbit Maranville Signed Baseball. A pair of future Hall of Famers meet upon the hide of an ONL (Heydler) sphere, the Babe taking his customary sweet spot position and the wily Rabbit choosing to emulate the Babe by placing his signature over the opposing sweet spot where the Official National League stamping resides. We are able to date the ball by the presence of a third very light signature from Earl Mattingly, whose Big League service was confined to a single season in the 1931 Brooklyn Robins' bullpen. Ruth's black fountain pen ink survives with 7/10 boldness, as does Maranville's except for a bit of wear at the center of his surname. The real appeal here is the ability of the Babe to present as a single, which it does unfailingly. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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