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    1952 Ty Cobb Single Signed Baseball. The first member of the exclusive 4,000 Hit Club has left his mark on this Spalding Official League baseball in blue ink. Ty Cobb, or "The Georgia Peach," is unquestionably one of the top ten players of all time, and certainly near the top of that list. Setting ninety major league records while he played, many of these remain intact, including highest lifetime batting average (.367) and most career batting titles with twelve. Cobb was legendary for his aggressive playing style and penchant for fighting, although much of the negative personality has been discredited as mostly myth. Still, it hasn't hurt Cobb's standing in baseball lore as he remains one of the most highly collected players in the history of the sport.

    This ball is in Near Mint condition with very consistent, mild toning, and sports a solid 7+/10 signature, due only to a very light amount of fading. It was signed at an Ozark baseball camp, is dated 7/16/52, and includes photocopies of a newspaper article about his appearance at the camp. This impressive single signed sphere will be a welcome addition to any high end baseball collection. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    May, 2014
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