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    1925 Rabbit Maranville Signed Letter. Though undated, this typed letter from Maranville's convalescence in St. Petersburg, Florida clearly makes reference to an event which almost ended the future Hall of Famer's career at age thirty-three. On March 15, 1925, Maranville broke his leg sliding into third base in a Los Angeles exhibition game. He writes, in part, "My injured leg is healing fast and I expect to have the cast removed before the middle of May." True to his word, Rabbit returned to the line-up of the Chicago Cubs on May 24th and would play in the Majors for another decade. His closing black fountain pen signature rates a conservative 8+/10. The single typed page is lightly trimmed along the left edge and exhibits original mailing folds, but no other condition issues of note. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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    November, 2010
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