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    1955 Al Kaline Season Hit #200 Game Used Baseball from The Al Kaline Collection. Kaline greatest statistical season occurred in 1955 when he was just twenty years old. In that memorable campaign, Mr. Tiger recorded his only batting title, a second place finish in the league MVP balloting, twenty-seven home runs and 102 RBI, along with single season highs in batting average (.340), runs scored (121), total bases (321), and hits (200).

    The OAL (Harridge) baseball presented here was the very used by Kaline to record the 200th and final hit of that career defining season. The ball exhibit graceful ageing with "200 hit" penned across the sweet spot in vintage blue ink. Letter of provenance from Mark Kaline. LOA from Heritage Auctions.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $2,000 - up.

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    October
    28th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    November
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    35 Days
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