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    1924 Multi-Signed Baseball with Babe Ruth. An early and boldly inked "Babe" Ruth signature appears on the sweet spot of the presented ONL (Heydler) baseball, the boldest of the dozen signatures sealed beneath a heavy coating of vintage shellac. We haven't been able to determine the derivation of the ball, but several of the players add their teams' nicknames to their autographs, like "Lewis Fonseca, Reds" and "Jim Cooney, Cardinals," a rather unusual occurrence at this early date. Wilbur Cooper adds "Pittsburgh 1924," providing the vintage. Travis Jackson is the only Hall of Famer joining Ruth, exceeding the Babe's 8/10 boldness by a point. The other autographs are generally quite light. It's the early format Ruth that provides the main appeal here. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
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