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    1948 Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball. This attractive relic originally belonged to Phillies catcher Stan Lopata, who met the sport's greatest attraction during his first spring training as his handwritten notation, "Clearwater, April 48," suggests. The Babe spent most of the final months of his life down in Florida, and apparently took time to visit this Gulf coast town before the teams headed north for the regular season. Ruth's blue fountain pen ink sweet spot signature is sealed to a strength of 7/10 beneath a thick clear coat which also protects Lopata's artwork on north and south panel, which commemorates Ruth's final career home run. An appealing example of a hobby essential. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $10,000 - up.

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    May, 2017
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