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    1940's Rabbit Maranville Signed Baseball. Soon after having been named manager of the 1925 Cubs, he made his rounds through a Pullman car dumping water on sleeping players' heads and announcing, "No sleeping under Maranville management, especially at night!" Despite his irreverent nature, the tiny infielder is remembered as one of the era's top talents, earning a Hall of Fame plaque for his efforts. Sadly, that day came months after his passing in January of 1954, limiting the availability of his important autograph to the collecting hobby. The presented ball provides a "To Danny Roberts from Rabbit Maranville" sweet spot inscription, with some surface wear to the writing which otherwise remains quite bold. Once a multi-signed ball, this specimen has been professionally restored to the look of a rare single. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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