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    1950's Tris Speaker Single Signed Baseball. It was a legendary career that almost never happened, as Speaker's left arm was so badly damaged in a college football injury that doctors initially suggested amputation. But Speaker recovered to become one of the greatest hitters the game has ever known, maintaining to this day the career record for doubles, and top ten positions in average, hits and triples. Much like the man who signed it, the offered baseball finds few rivals, and may just be the nicest Speaker single to reach the auction block in recent memory. The blue ink of the sweet spot signature maintains a boldness of 9/10 on a "Ralph Kiner League" sphere, a man who would ultimately join Speaker in Cooperstown. Horsehide is lightly toned, presenting marvelously. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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