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    1970's Negro Leaguers Multi-Signed Book with Hilton Smith, Turkey Stearnes. Hardcover copy of Bill Heward's Some are Called Clowns, A Season with the Last of the Great Barnstorming Baseball Teams bears the autographs of sixty-eight former Negro League players, each applied with 9/10 or better boldness to the opening pages of the volume. Most notable are the first two encountered, that of Hilton Smith and Turkey Stearnes, each of whom is immortalized in Cooperstown bronze. Other noteworthy signers include Monte Irvin, Buck O'Neil, Buck Leonard, Ted Page, Double Duty Radcliffe, Quincy Trouppe, Peanut Johnson, Joe Black, Don Newcombe, Wilmer Fields and many more. Light dustjacket wear is the only condition issue worth noting in an otherwise pristine offering. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2010
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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