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    1972 Roberto Clemente Single Signed Baseball. Just months before the greatest Latin American baseball star in history was lost beneath the waves surrounding his home island, Clemente autographed this ONL (Feeney) ball while his Pirates visited the Atlanta Braves. His sweet spot signature is preceded by a Spanish salutation of some sort, illegible only due to the author's distinctive handwriting style, as the ink remains just as strong as the 8/10 autograph that follows. An unknown hand has written on the opposite side [translated], "Third day of Latin American ball, Atlanta, July 8, '72." A marvelous memento from the final year of a life well lived. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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