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    1930 Babe Ruth Signed Baseball. A booming black ink sweet spot signature from the game's greatest figure would render this non-official ball a strong five-figure contender if not for a couple other faded autographs and a lengthy notation from the youngster who recounted his meeting with the Babe. Making use of all four panels, the youngster writes, "Autographed by Babe Ruth, Saw game between Browns & Yankees Score 5 to 4 favor Browns, Melvin went to St. Louis June 8, 1930 with Mr. Sawrey, Kelso Walker, John Jackson & Bobby Sutton, Melvin Folkman age 10 yrs." Tucked in among these notations are light signatures from Ernie Orsatti and Taylor Douthit. Despite the excess ink, the Ruth autograph still presents quite convincingly as a single, meaning one smart collector is going to get a real bargain here. LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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