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    1963 Chicago Cubs Team Signed Baseball with Ken Hubbs from The Ken Aspromonte Collection. The 1962 Rookie of the Year Ken Hubbs would play his final game with this 1963 Chicago Cubs team, perishing in an air crash on February 13, 1964. His rare signature joins twenty-five teammates' on this ONL (Giles) baseball. These ballpoint signatures average 7/10 to 8/10 and include: Boros, Martin, Schultz, Banks (mussed), Hobbie, Buhl, Brock, Hubbs (7.5/10), Brewer, McDaniel, Burton, Toth, Ranew, Kennedy, Aspromonte, Santo, Jackson, Schaffer, Grammas, Landrum, Ellsworth, Brock, Buhl and three more. Letter of provenance from Ken Aspromonte. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication.

    The Ken Aspromonte Collection

    Born in Brooklyn in 1931, Aspromonte made his Major League debut on September 2, 1957, just a few weeks before the Dodgers broke the hearts of his friends and family with their Ebbets Field exit. The skilled second baseman led a peripatetic professional career, representing six Big League franchises in as many years before crossing the Atlantic as one of the early American representatives of Japan's Nippon League. We find the souvenirs of that exciting career on the pages that follow, consigned to this auction by Mr. Aspromonte himself. Each lot will be accompanied by his personal signed letter of provenance.



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