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    1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers Team Signed Basketball - With Vintage George Mikan Exemplar! Infinitely more scarce than 1950's team-signed baseballs are basketballs signed by NBA clubs of that decade, so finding one from the 1955-56 Minneapolis Lakers, much less one so brilliantly preserved, is quite remarkable. This fine specimen boasts 11 bold black ink signatures from the team that finished second in the Western Division that year. Best is the huge autograph from Hall of Famer George Mikan, who was coaxed out of retirement mid-season as the Lakers struggled in the wake of the loss of the legendary Jim Pollard. Also present are Garmaker, Williams, Hitch, Skoog, Mencel, Hall of Fame coach Kundla and others. None of the signatures fall below 8/10 in quality, and the ball shows only minor wear and remains nicely spherical for display purposes. Auction LOA from James Spence Authentication. Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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