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    1942 "The Pride of the Yankees" Cast Signed Baseball with Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper. Widely considered the most important sports film of all time, the Lou Gehrig biopic featured a tantalizing convergence of stars from the diamond and silver screen joined to honor the fallen Iron Horse. This OAL (Harridge) sphere is one of the few known to have been birthed upon the set of that film, featuring a magnificent sweet spot signature (7/10) from the Babe on the sweet spot and leading man Gary Cooper in 7/10 condition on the panel just below. Ten other autographs on the ball remain easily legible (with a few others very faded and thus excluded from the count) and include Bill Dickey, Bob Meusel, Christy Walsh, Glenn Wright. Average signature quality of these bolder examples is 6/10. We'll let the baseball fans and movie buffs fight it out for this one. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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