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    Buck Leonard Single Signed Ball And Cap. A wonderful offering from "the Black Lou Gehrig." This was for his resolute consistency, all-around brilliance at the bat and in the field, and gentlemanly demeanor. In fact, years before Branch Rickey signed Jackie Robinson to break the color line, Washington Senators owner Clark Griffith -- having seen Leonard play for the Homestead Grays in Griffith Stadium -- considered him the ideal man for the role, only to cravenly back down under pressure from the other owners. Offered is a single signed OAL (B.Brown) ball, and a replica Homestead Grays cap signed in silver sharpie along the bill. The ball is toned, but this does not detract from the signature. JSA Auction LOA.

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    March, 2009
    15th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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