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    1930's Lou Gehrig Single Signed Baseball. It has been said that for every one hundred Babe Ruth singles, you'll find one solo Lou Gehrig, and even that may be overstating the supply of the latter. After all, Gehrig was quoted as saying, "I'm not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference." Though this is more of an illustration of Gehrig's tremendous modesty than a tongue-in-cheek statement of fact, it is certainly undeniable that Lou just did not receive a fraction of the autograph requests that Ruth did, leaving collectors six decades after his passing to scrap for the scant few available singles. The Iron Horse fills a side panel of an evenly toned "League Special" sphere with his black fountain pen ink, which has mellowed to an 8/10 brown: "To Leland, Best Wishes, Lou Gehrig." A rock-solid representation of this essential rarity. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    May, 2013
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