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    1950s Jack Warhop Single Signed Baseball. Somebody had to yield Babe Ruth's first home. Well that very man was Jack Warhop, who was bested by a young Red Sox hopeful May 6, 1915 when the righty pitched for, ironically, the Yankees. Remarkably, Warhop also gave up gopher ball number two to that baby Bambino later in the same season. An eight year career produced sixty-nine wins for Warhop. But his footnote in the grand game of baseball was allowing Ruth that first moment in the sun.

    This MacGregor Ridgewood Sports Shop orb holds the autograph of Warhop from one side panel, through the sweet spot and completing across another side panel. Warhop began his autograph on the east panel and inscribed "Yankees 1908 to 1915." Age induced toning is present on this near-impossible autograph conquest. Conservatively, we rate the signature 7/10. Also included is a 1910-12 Sweet Caporal pin (P2) honoring the hurler. Warhop not only played for the Yankees but was a member of the Highlanders as well. Full LOA from PSA/DNA. Full LOA from James Spence Authentication.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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