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    1943 Washington Senators Team Signed Baseball (26 Signatures) with Lefty Gomez. UPDATE: Please note that PSA has deemed the signature of Early Wynn to be "clubhouse"
    Signatures: 26
    Sweet Spot: Alex Carrasquel, Jake Early, & Sherry Robertson
    North Panel: Nick Altrock, Dutch Leonard, Ewald Pyle, Alex Kampouris, Jerry Priddy, Mike Martin, & Clyde Milan
    East Panel: Bob Johnson, Lefty Gomez (HOF), George Case, Stan Spence John Sullivan, & George Myatt
    South Panel: Lew Carpenter, Jim Mertz, Mickey Haefner, Bennie Bengough, Tony Giuliani, & Early Wynn (HOF, clubhouse)
    West Panel: Ossie Bluege, Mickey Vernon, Ellis Clary, & unidentified

    Manufacturer: Reach
    Type: Official American League
    Executive: William Harridge
    Ball Condition: Light-to-moderate toning
    Signature Condition: Fading exhibited throughout most

    Additional Information: Two Hall of Famer. Yankees great Lefty Gomez was nearing the end of his career when he was cut by both the Bronx Bombers and the Boston Braves in the first half of 1943. The Senators took a shot on him, starting the southpaw in the second game of a doubleheader. Gomez lasted only 4 2/3 innings and just like that his career was over. Washington held him on their roster for another five weeks before cutting him loose. When he penned his signature on the east panel of this OAL sphere he must have known it would be one of the last team balls he would sign in his active playing career.
    Secretarial/Clubhouse Signatures: Early Wynn.

    Full LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $200 - up.

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