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    Circa 1927 Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball, PSA NM 7. If the all-important quotation marks around the "Babe" don't convince you, this stellar signature's home on a Ban Johnson Official American League ball will leave no doubt that this is an early, particularly desirable specimen dating to the era of the Babe's famed sixty home run season. It certainly couldn't be any later, and not just because Ruth dropped the "quotes" right around that World Championship year. Ernest Barnard took over the post of American League president after Johnson stormed out of office in a huff following a protracted quarrel with team owners, and 1928 saw a new batch of baseballs bearing the successor's name. Now clearly such an exceptional signature as we find here between the gorgeous blue and red stitching of this lightly-toned sphere would be cause for celebration if it had been signed much later in the Babe's life, but such a remarkable representation from the very peak of Ruth's powers is in a class by itself. Though PSA has encapsulated this valuable piece with a rating of NM 7 for both the autograph and the ball itself, we'll let you make your own decisions from the catalog imagery. If you think it's ever better than that already highly impressive grade, you won't be alone. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    October, 2005
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