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    Honus Wagner Hand Embellished Artist Proof. "The Greatest Shortstop Ever" is the name of this Honus Wagner Hand Embellished artist proof canvas print. Sabermatician Bill James rates Wagner the second best player ever behind Babe Ruth. The term "Artist Proof" refers to the first print created of a painting, in which colors must be approved or adjusted. The size of the print image is 12" x 34", with the smaller image on the left measuring 12''x 12". The image to the right is a close up of the eyes and nose of the same painting. Hand Embellished refers to the artist actually painting on the canvas print. Artist Grant Smith has signed in lower right and written A/P 1/1. Johnny Damon of the Yankees owns the original painting.

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    October, 2009
    4th Sunday
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