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    1980's Hank Greenberg Single Signed Baseball. Before there was Jackie Robinson, it was Greenberg who endured the threats and taunts of bigotry at the ballpark, answering the anti-Semites in the same way that Robinson did the segregationists--with quiet strength and Hall of Fame ability. Here he signs the sweet spot of a baseball of unknown derivation (no stamping). The signature is rendered in his preferred black felt tip ink, a medium which has survived the passing decades with impressive 9+/10 boldness. A bit of toning remains well clear of the focus. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
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