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    1956 Babe Didrickson Zaharias Signed Book to Casey Stengel from the Casey Stengel Collection. While the title of greatest male athlete of the twentieth century is sure to spur a heated debate among supporters of a dozen different figures, there would be no such difficulty in coming to a consensus where women are concerned. The author of the autobiography "This Life I've Led" is the winner of that survey by a landslide, making hers the most essential and valuable autograph of female athletes, bar none. Here we present one of the most appealing specimens of that small supply, as a great inscription on the opening page of the hardcover first edition reads, "For the greatest man in Sports that I know--Casey Stengel. Your friend, 'Babe', 'Babe' Zaharias, 1956." All ink is a perfect 10/10. Book itself shows wear only to the dustjacket, with the rest remaining in terrific condition. Clearly a cherished keepsake of the Hall of Fame manager. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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