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    1950's President Richard Nixon & Rocky Marciano Signed Baseball from The Ken Aspromonte Collection. One of them never tasted defeat, the other most decidedly did. Nixon was serving as Eisenhower's vice president when he signed the provided OAL (Cronin) baseball along with the Heavyweight Champion and one other signer. Nixon personalized his signature to Aspromonte. All ink rates 8/10, and the ball exhibits mild toning throughout. Letter of provenance from Ken Aspromonte. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    The Ken Aspromonte Collection

    Born in Brooklyn in 1931, Aspromonte made his Major League debut on September 2, 1957, just a few weeks before the Dodgers broke the hearts of his friends and family with their Ebbets Field exit. The skilled second baseman led a peripatetic professional career, representing six Big League franchises in as many years before crossing the Atlantic as one of the early American representatives of Japan's Nippon League. We find the souvenirs of that exciting career on the pages that follow, consigned to this auction by Mr. Aspromonte himself. Each lot will be accompanied by his personal signed letter of provenance.



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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    17th-19th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 14
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