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    1963 Nellie Fox 2,500th Hit Baseball with Family Provenance. The diminutive second baseman became the fortieth Major Leaguer in history to reach the 2,500 hit plateau when he directed this OAL (Cronin) sphere into center field to open the Chicago sixth. The ball is boldly notated in what appears to be the handwriting of Fox' wife, reading "Nellie Fox, Chicago White Sox, 2,500 hits." The opposing panel repeats "2,500," and faded period blue ink reads "July 28, 1963." Also here is a handwritten letter from Fox' widow that reads, "This is my husband Nellie Fox 2,500 ball July 28th 1963. A single off Dave McAlley (sic) in the sixth inning at Baltimore. [signed] Joanne S. Fox." Letter of provenance from Fox' widow. LOA from MEARS.

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