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    1951 Brooklyn Dodgers Team Signed Baseball. The most famous home run in baseball history would snatch the National League pennant from these luckless Bums, but the roster is effectively the same one that dominated the Senior Circuit for a decade prior to its move west. Twenty-five members are preserved beneath a coating of shellac upon this ONL (Frick) ball, with highlights including Robinson, Campanella, Reese, Hodges, Furillo, Branca, Erskine, Newcombe, Roe and Dressen. Signature quality averages an impressive 8/10. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

    This lot derives from the collection of the late Reverend G. Richard McKelvey, a true pioneer of the baseball autograph collecting hobby. For nearly eight decades, Reverend McKelvey actively compiled his collection of in-person autographs, and is widely recognized as the innovator of "theme balls," paving the way for the wildly popular 500 Home Run Club and 300 Win Club baseballs of today. Many other noteworthy pieces from his collection are currently up for bidding in our Sunday Internet Sports Auctions.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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