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    1970's Walt Alston Single Signed Baseball. A genuine godsend for long-suffering Dodgers fans, the Hall of Fame manager ended decades of frustration soon after his assumption of the managerial reins, claiming four World Championships in his first eleven seasons at the helm. HIs 9+/10 blue ink signature spans the sweet spot of the presented ONL (Feeney) ball, maintaining its brilliance due in large part to a thin coating of clear lacquer over the signature. A particularly scarce single sure to be missing from many a solid collection. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    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.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Balls, Pucks, etc. - Encased, Small (view shipping information)

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