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    Rosey Grier Single Signed Inscription Baseball. After playing on the defensive line for Penn State , Grier was drafted in the 1955 NFL Draft by the New York Giants . He played with the Giants from 1955 to 1962, during which he led the team to a NFL Championship in 1956 and the Eastern Conference Championship in 1958, 1959, 1961 and 1962. Grier was selected for the Pro Bowl in 1956 and 1960. He was part of the "Fearsome Foursome , along with Deacon Jones , Merlin Olsen , and Lamar Lundy , often considered one of the best defensive lines in football history. Grier served as a bodyguard for his friend, senator and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy . He was guarding Ethel Kennedy the night that he was assassinated in Los Angeles in 1968. Grier and Olympic gold medalist Rafer Johnson subdued the shooter wrestling the gun away. We offer a OML (Selig) 2009 WS ball signed in blue sharpie by Grier adding the inscription "Penn State, NY Giants NFL CHAMPS 1956, Fearsome Foursome." Sharpie signature rates an 8/10. Auction LOA from JSA.


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    Auction Dates
    Apr-May, 2011
    17th-15th Sunday-Sunday
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