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    1944 Bill McGowan Signed Baseball. Once signed by six members of the 1944 World Series umpiring staff, this ONL (Frick) ball has been magically transformed through chemical treatment to take on the appearance of a phenomenally scarce McGowan single, allowing one smart collector to fill a very tough gap in his autograph collection. McGowan's service to our National Pastime in an officiating capacity, paired with his early passing almost forty years prior to his Hall of Fame induction, has made his autograph a rare commodity, particularly on baseballs. This 8/10 black ink offering, applied upon an unobtrusive swirl of apparent game use, is as close as you're likely to come to a genuine single, which would certainly cost a small fortune if it did arise. LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Balls, Pucks, etc., Small (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    Jun-Jul, 2008
    29th-27th Sunday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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