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    1961-83 Cleveland Indians Team Signed Baseballs Lot of 24. Two dozen Official American League baseballs signed by nearly a quarter century of The Tribe. The complete run is characterized with few exceptions by 8/10 or better blue ink autographs in quantities averaging twenty to twenty-four signatures per ball. Approximately half are free of secretarial signatures; the other half averages two or three, but almost never the key players. A few of the early 1960's balls are expertly coated in a light layer of shellac, with the rest untreated. A splendid and comprehensive run. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    The Ray Crump Collection

    The memorabilia in this section originates from personal collection of Ray Crump, who got his start in baseball within the Washington Senators' clubhouse, serving as a batboy for the club beginning in 1948. When the Senators moved to Minnesota in 1961, he came North with them to become the Twins' first equipment manager, a position he held until retiring from the organization in 1984. This long tenure in the American League provided Mr. Crump with the ability to amass a vast collection of keepsakes, which are presented in the pages that follow.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
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