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1941 National League Champion Brooklyn Dodgers & 1942 Cleveland Indians Team-Signed Baseballs--Both with Full JSA

Lot Number 330

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The WWII era saw a depletion of major league talent as patriotic ballplayers left for military service. Representing the final pre-war full roster seasons are the offered 1941 NL Champion Brooklyn Dodgers and 1942 Cleveland Indians team-signed baseballs. Applied to an ONL/Frick sphere (“6”) are (20) 1941 Dodgers signatures showing average (“7-8”) signature strength with HOFers Herman, Medwick and Reese. (23) 1942 Indians signatures decorate an OAL/Harridge ball (“7”) with average (“6-7”) quality. Full photo LOAs from JSA. More on our website.

The complete list of included signers is as follows:

1941 National League Champion Brooklyn Dodgers:

Sweet Spot: M. Brown, L. Durocher

North Panel: H. Lavagetto, P. Coscarart, F. Fitzsimmons, B. Herman, K. Higbe, C. Davis

South Panel: C. Dressen, N. Kimball, L. Hamlin, P. Reiser, J. Vosmik, W. Wyatt

East Panel: K. Wicker, J. Medwick, D. Walker, D. Camilli

West Panel: P.W. Reese, V. Tamulis, L. Riggs, H. Casey

The Reese and Tamulis signatures are partially signed over the printed “Spalding” logo. The accompanying LOA states the Brown, Casey, Durocher, Lavagetto, Riggs and Walker signatures are clubhouse versions.

1942 Cleveland Indians:

Sweet Spot: L. Boudreau, R. Mack

North Panel: B. Mills, O. Melillo, L. Weisman, J. Heving, H. Eisenstat, L. Fleming

South Panel: A. Milnar, R. Weatherly, O. Grimes, B. Shotten, R. Embree, G. Susce, J. Heath

East Panel: V. Kennedy, R. Peters, J. Hegan, M. Harder, O. Hockett

West Panel: G. Desautels, O. Denning, K. Keltner

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