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    The finest known example--10/10 autograph subgrade!

    Circa 1940 Rabbit Maranville Single Signed Baseball, PSA/DNA NM-MT+ 8.5. 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. None from that endangered species can compete with this remarkable specimen, however, boasting a sweet spot signature that garnered a perfect 10/10 rating from the unforgiving arbiters of PSA/DNA. The ONL (Frick) ball rates a 7/10 for the combined grade as listed. Please be advised that seals on this ball cube may have been broken for imaging purposes. Full Grading LOA from PSA/DNA, NM-MT+ 8.5. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    May, 2013
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