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    Circa 1950 Ray Schalk Single Signed Baseball. When Eddie Cicotte and Lefty Williams failed to throw the pitches he called for in the 1919 World Series, Schalk was convinced that something more than poor control was at the heart of the matter. The Chicago catcher, believed by many to be the greatest defensive backstop of his day, remained honest through those dark Black Sox days, paving his way to an eventual Hall of Fame plaque in the process. Here we find a rare single from the 1955 inductee, signed on the sweet spot "Ray 'Cracker' Schalk." Ball shows surface wear that obscures stamping and reduces signature quality to a still-legible 3/10. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
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