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    Circa 1930 Rabbit Maranville Single Signed Baseball. Soon after having been named manager of the 1925 Cubs, he made his rounds through a Pullman car dumping water on sleeping players' heads and bellowing, "No sleeping under Maranville management, especially at night!" Despite his irreverent nature, the tiny infielder is remembered as one of the era's top talents, earning a Hall of Fame plaque for his efforts. Sadly, that day came months after his passing in January of 1954, limiting the availability of his important autograph to the collecting hobby. This example puts most other from that small supply to shame, Maranville's unpersonalized sweet spot signature registering at a marvelous 8.5/10 in fountain pen ink. The "Princeton League" ball that serves as its home is modestly and evenly toned, enhancing the vintage flavor. A true hobby rarity for the discerning collector. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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