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    Early 1930's Babe Ruth, Tony Lazzeri & More Signed Baseball. It looks like a $50,000 Ruth single, doesn't it? We can thank the older gentleman who acquired the signatures upon this baseball in person for that fact. While most boys during the Depression would eventually take their autographed baseballs out of storage and to the sandlot, our consignor left his untouched in a dark, dry place where it remained for over seven decades before it was consigned to this Signature auction. Only the addition on the side panel of Yankee Hall of Famers Tony Lazzeri and Earle Combs, and fellow Bronx hero Frank Crosetti, keep this "Pioneer League" ball from rating as one of the Bambino's finest solos, and our catalog photography should illustrate that the ball presents quite convincingly as a single. But then we certainly shouldn't diminish the accomplishments and appeal of his pinstriped pals, who appear in the same 9+/10 ink that characterizes the Babe's sweet spot signature. The ball itself remains clean and only very lightly (and evenly) toned, with attractive red and blue stitching. Practically pristine! LOA from PSA/DNA. LOA from James Spence Authentication.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2006
    28th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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