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    1931 Tour of Japan Signed Photographs Lot of 21.
    Though not as famous as its 1934 successor, this earlier excursion firmly planted a seed that continued to bloom upon the American return three years later. Big leaguers probably jumped at the chance of going overseas for a little extra baseball promotion in 1931. These 3.25x4.5" signed original photographs honor the men who helped bring the game to an entire culture. Included are: Frank O'Doul and Lefty Grove with two Japanese officials, Bruce Cunningham, (2) Mickey Cochrane, (5) Lefty Grove (two with Japanese players) , Beans Reardon, (2) Al Simmons, George L. Kelly, Tom Oliver/Cunningham, O'Doul, Rabbit Maranville, Ralph Shriver, Herb Hunter with Japanese player, Hunter alone in dugout, one with two US members with a Japanese player and three Japanese officials. Signatures average 7/10 to 9/10 in quality and show light age wear. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from SGC Authentic (could not authenticate Japanese officials, however).


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