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    Description

    1937 American League All-Star Team Signed Baseball. Twenty American League All-Stars appear on this OAL (Harridge) sphere, including Hall of Famers Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Joe DiMaggio, Lefty Grove, Bill Dickey, Rick Ferrell, Joe Cronin, and manager Joe McCarthy (sweet spot). Others in attendance include Red Rolfe, Beau Bell, Sam West, Mel Harder, Luke Sewell, Wes Ferrell, Art Fletcher, Buddy Meyer, Johnny Murphy, Harlond Clift, and Moe Berg. The ball has aged to a delightful cream color but is still rather bright. The league stamping has faded in parts but is still discernable. The autographs were applied in blue steel-tip fountain pen and grade an overall 7.5/10 in strength. Gehrig has a slight jump at the top of his "L" but is otherwise very bold and prominent. Foxx, like Gehrig, is one of the strongest signatures on the ball. DiMaggio is probably the weakest signature on the ball, coming in at about 5/10. PSA/DNA has noted there are indications of signature and/or inscription removal on the label. In its totality, this is a very nice ball with great display appeal. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $6,000 - up.

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    Bidding Begins Approx.
    April
    16th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    May
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    56 Days
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