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    Circa 1950 Multi-Signed Baseball from Elden Auker Collection. Official American League (Harridge) baseball is signed by 28 including several Hall of Fame members. Notables include Rick Ferrell, Hal Newhouser, Ted Lyons, George Kell, Red Rolfe, Johnny Lipon, Vic Wertz, Virgil Trucks, Hoot Evers, Diz Trout, Fred Hutchinson, Charlie Keller, Gene Bearden among others.

    Elden Auker was a major league pitcher from 1933 to 1942. After a football injury while playing at Kansas State University, he developed his signature sidearm pitching motion. He used the whip like motion as a rookie in 1933 to strike out Babe Ruth. Auker turned in a solid career for three clubs. He had double digits in wins in eight of his ten seasons. In 1935, he led the league in winning percentage. Auker also pitched in both the 1934 and 1935 World Series for the Detroit Tigers. JSA Auction LOA.



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