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    1947 Umpire Harry Geisel Letter to Babe Ruth Regarding Babe Ruth Day with Cleveland Ticket Stub. Heartwarming message from a nineteen-season veteran of American League umpiring speaks for millions of Americans as he sends his regrets for his inability to attend Babe Ruth Day at Yankee Stadium on April 27, 1947. He writes, in part, "Only because of fellows like you and I personally think you more than any other one man, has this game grown and grown where now it is accepted all over the world as the biggest and best of them all and I am mighty proud that I did have the great honor of taking part in the game with one Babe Ruth." The single typed page, signed by Geisel at the conclusion, is joined by a ticket stub for a Cleveland Indians game that same day--all ballparks celebrated the event. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,000 - up.

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