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    Circa 1915 Sam Crawford Single Signed Baseball. A devastating combination of power and speed elevated "Wahoo Sam" to the top of the career charts for triples with a total of 309, fourteen better than his closest rival and Hall of Fame teammate Ty Cobb. Much like Gehrig's experience with Ruth, Crawford often found himself in the shadow of the more famous Tiger, and his single signed baseballs are rarely seen within the hobby. Of the thin supply, only a tiny handful date to the pre-war era as does this gorgeous Official American League ball in the style used from 1910 to 1925. The gorgeously applied black fountain pen side panel signature rates a stunning 10/10, a simply unimprovable example with only a single pinprick to the leather at the letter "m" that is really too minor for mention. Scattered toning is completely uniform on the panel housing the signature, making for an ideal display. Arguably the finest Crawford single in the hobby. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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