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    1940's Bill Klem Signed Album Page. "Don't cross the Rio Grande," the Hall of Fame umpire used to tell argumentative players and managers, drawing a line in the infield clay with his shoe. The few who didn't heed Klem's warning would be sent to the showers. "The Old Arbitrator" is on the want list of many a Hall of Fame autograph collector, as Klem's death in 1951 (two years short of his induction) has left his signatures in short supply. We present an unimprovable example here, rendered in 10/10 fountain pen ink. It is matted with two images of the eagle-eyed Klem at work. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    October, 2006
    28th Saturday
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