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    1940's Jimmie Foxx Single Signed Baseball. "He has muscles in his hair," Yankees Hall of Fame pitcher Lefty Gomez once said of the prolific slugger who made the 500 Home Run Club a duo during the final week of the 1940 season, joining the Babe in long ball immortality. One of the most feared right-handed hitters in baseball history, Foxx was a key force in breaking the 1920's Yankees' stranglehold on the American League, supplying Philadelphia with three pennants and two World Championships during Connie Mack's second great Athletics dynasty.

    Only Mel Ott presents a greater challenge to collectors aiming for a complete run of 500 Home Run Club single signed baseballs, so we expect considerable interest in this ONL (Frick) rarity bearing an 8/10 sweet spot signature from the long ball artist. The name of the original collector is written on the southern panel, but this youngster's notation does not undermine single signed status. Ball exhibits considerable handling wear, but the autograph remains very strong regardless. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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