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    1948 Cleveland Indians Team Signed Baseball. Exceptional high-grade specimen recalls that glorious season in Cleveland when a forty-one year old rookie named Satchel Paige helped lead the Tribe to the promised land. The Negro League pitching legend appears on this OAL (Harridge) ball in his early "Satchell" spelling, joining fellow Hall of Famers Feller, Lemon, Boudreau, McKechnie and Doby, along with notables Rosen, Keltner, Gordon, the very tough Russ Christopher and Muddy Ruel. A jam-packed roster of thirty signatures is here in total, with not a single one dipping below a 9/10 in quality. The ball itself is lightly and evenly toned, with just a few scattered instances of foxing to veer from utter perfection. Simply one of the finest '48 Indians baseballs on the face of the earth. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2006
    6th Saturday
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