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    1954 Detroit Lions Team Signed College All-Star Game Used Football Presented to Equipment Manager Roy "Friday" Macklem with Provenance. Game used football from the twenty-first College All-Star Game at Soldier Field in Chicago on 8/13/54 features two beautifully painted panels with "Chicago 1954, Lions 31, All-Stars 6 for 'Friday'" in vibrant blue/red/gold graphics. Signed by approximately forty victorious Lions (defending NFL champions), including Bobby Layne, Doak Walker, Cloyce Box, Dorn Dibble, Joe Schmidt, Lou Creekmur, Dick Stanfel, Jack Christiansen, Les Bingaman, and others. The blue ink signatures grade an overall 8.5/10 and the ball remains in outstanding condition as well. Macklem was the Lions equipment manager for forty-five years, dating back to their inaugural season in 1934. Letter of provenance from Roy "Friday" Macklem's wife. LOA from Heritage Auctions. Pre-certified by PSA/DNA.

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