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    1945 Babe Ruth Signed Check, Graded PSA Mint 9. The Babe's appetites for booze, "broads" and food are well documented in baseball lore, the last of the three proven here as Ruth writes a massive $119.55 check for the grocer "Gristede Bros. Inc." Found in his most desirable format, with the "Babe Ruth" block lettered embossing at far left, this personal check was drawn against the Babe's personal account on the Upper West Side of Manhattan where he lived during the final years of his life. All black fountain pen ink is in the Babe's bold hand, earning a stellar rating of Mint 9 from the folks at PSA/DNA. It must be noted that the check has been affixed on the backside to a piece of mat board, though a skilled restorationist may well be able to remove it. The visual appeal of the piece is not affected in the slightest by this, and perhaps even serves to minimize the faint pair of vertical fold lines that are all but invisible already. When matted and framed below your favorite photo of this immortal Yankee, this check will impress even the most jaded of autograph collectors. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    May, 2006
    6th Saturday
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