Description

    Circa 1920 Grover Cleveland Alexander Signed Baseball. The slanted "Cork Center" words that frame the Official National League stamping of the offered sphere allow us to pin the manufacturing date to the period between 1914 and 1925, ensuring that the Alexander signature it houses is of "playing days" variety. As tough as it is to find Old Pete on any baseball whatsoever, those that do arise are typically the result of his later barnstorming activities, making this piece all the more scarce and desirable. As a legitimate "single," the price tag for this ball would be off the charts, but the lovely 6/10 black fountain pen autograph was once joined by several others which have been expertly removed by a chemical process to leave not even a pale ghost of their former presence. Those trying to complete a run of singles from the Hall of Fame's inaugural class will find this troubled but brilliant right-hander to be the toughest by far, so expect some real competition when this ball reaches the auction block. LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000.

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

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    Jun-Jul, 2008
    15th-13th Sunday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 657

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 February 24 - 25 Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Sports - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I am very happy with the outcome and very thankful I went with Heritage!
    Sandy C.,
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 September 21 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction - Dallas
    2017 September 21 1933 Goudey PSA Set Registry Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $861,036