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    1969 American League Team Signed Baseballs Lot of 12. A dozen Official American League (Cronin) baseballs representing the Junior Circuit. All average 8/10 or better unless otherwise noted. Expect an average of two clubhouse signatures per ball, though these are minor figures unless otherwise noted. 1) Yankees: 29 autographs, White, Downing, Michael. Clubhouse signatures from Houk (CH), Peterson, Kekich, Pepitone (CH). 2) Pilots: 27 autographs, Bouton, Tommy Davis, Maglie. 3) Athletics: 28 signatures, DiMaggio, Bando, Campaneris, Bauer, Rudi. 4) Angels: 26 signatures, Wilhelm, Rigney, Messersmith. 5) Tigers: 23 signatures. No Kaline or Cash. Clubhouse signatures: Dark, MacDowell, Horton, Tiant, Hargan. 6) Red Sox: 28 signatures, Dick Williams (CH), Doerr, Lee, Lyle. Clubhouse signatures: Yaz, Scott, Conigliaro. 7) Royals: 30 signatures, Martinez, Drabowsky. Clubhouse Gordon. 8) Tigers: Kaline, Tresh, Northrup. Clubhouse signatures Mayo Smith (CH), McLain (CH), Nilson, Moses, Cash (CH). 9) White Sox: 29 signatures, Aparicio, Cuccinello, Held. Condition 6/10. 10) Orioles: 29 signatures, Brooks Robinson, Palmer, Weaver. Clubhouse Frank Robinson. 11) Senators: 29 signatures, Fox, Unser. Clubhouse Ted Williams. 12) Twins: 30 signatures, Killebrew, Wynn, Martin, Oliva. 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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