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    1934 Babe Ruth Signed Letter, PSA/DNA Mint 9. The home run swing was just a little slower and those baseballs which cleared the fence with regularity became outs which only reached the warning track when Babe Ruth's career was nearing its end. The 1934 season turned out to be Ruth's final season in pinstripes. He did hit .288 and finished with a respectable twenty-two home runs but those magical moments were beginning to wane as The Bambino neared the forty year old mark. This typed letter, on Ruth's personal stationery, explains to Jim Donan that Ruth and Christy Walsh hope to resume their relationship with an advertising agency.

    The body of the letter (5.5x8.5") explains: "Christy and I have had all kinds of commercial tie-ups in the past 13 years, but none have been more pleasant and very few compare with our Standard Oil experience." Ruth closed the letter with a flawless signature in fountain ink. Every letter is carefully constructed by the slugger. Dated April 13, 1934, this letter was drawn up a mere days after Ruth's final season with the Yankees commenced. A horizontal fold spans the center. Full Grading LOA From PSA/DNA, Mint 9. Full LOA from SGC Authentic.


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