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    1940's Grover Cleveland Alexander Single Signed Baseball, PSA NM-MT 8. 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 the finest we've ever seen. The medium is an ONL (Frick) baseball, a particularly desirable home for a legend of the Senior Circuit. A black ink sweet spot signature remains in remarkable 9/10 condition, and the ball is moderately and evenly toned, retaining a pleasing vintage patina. Educated collectors will surely understand what a rare opportunity it is that we present here. LOA from PSA/DNA (Graded NM-MT 8). Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2009
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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