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    1948 Babe Ruth Single Signed Baseball, PSA/DNA NM-MT 8. As the Babe's terminal cancer continued its cruel march toward its completion in August of 1948, Ruth remained a noble servant to the youth of America, carefully inscribing this ONL (Frick) sphere for the grandson of a woman who paid him a visit in his Florida hospital room. Dated just five months before his passing, the baseball reads, "To My Little Pal Mickey From Babe Ruth, 3-4-48."

    Two important documents accompany this nearly pristine relic. The first is a signed letter of provenance from Mickey himself, who recounts the details of the souvenir's acquisition. The second contains the grading statistics from the experts at PSA/DNA, who assign a perfectly justified 9/10 to Ruth's blue fountain pen ink, and a 7/10 to the ball itself, to establish the listed grade. Letter of provenance from original owner. Full Grading LOA from PSA/DNA, NM-MT 8. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication. Full LOA from SGC Authentic.

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