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    1934 Tour of Japan Team Signed Baseball with Original Japanese Packaging. The charming little cylinder that served as the offered sphere's original sales packaging continued its faithful protection of its contents for the eighty-six years since the most important foreign excursion in the history of our national pastime. The result is one of the most well-preserved specimens to emerge from the fabled 1934 Tour of Japan, a fascinating assembly of the team's greatest stars and their wives.

    The cast of signers: Babe Ruth (10/10), Mrs. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig (9/10), Charles Gehringer (7/10), Jimmie Foxx (8/10), Earl Averill (8/10), Doc Ebling, Frank O'Doul, Clint Brown, Frank Hayes, Rabbit Warstler, Earl Whitehill, Mrs. Earl Whitehill, Eric McNair and Joe Cascarella. The non-Hall of Fame signatures range from 6/10 to 9/10 with only a couple of exceptions. The "Asahi Match Ball, National League" is the format used in competition, and it likewise presents beautifully with dark stamping and moderate, even age-toning. A truly magnificent relic. Full LOA from PSA/DNA.


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