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1935 Mostly Boston Braves Multi-Signed Baseball with (20) Signatures Including Ruth, Gehrig & D. Dean with Full JSA

Lot Number 307

Quantity: Bid Starts: 02/03/2014 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 400.00  Bid Ends: 02/13/2014 23:30:00 
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Description

With an expanding waistline which vastly out measured his paltry batting average, the lowly 1935 Boston Braves was the final resting home for the majestic Babe Ruth. In one final moment of glory, the “Bambino” joined forces with Lou Gehrig and Dizzy Dean in inscribing the offered multi-signed baseball with (20) autographs. The Spalding Star sphere with red stitching is penned across the panels in black ink with the endorsements ranging in grade from "unreadable" to (“6”). Despite uniform soiling and scattered spots of surface abrasions, the sphere still holds the endorsements nicely. Featured are West Panel: Maranville (d.1954, “2”); East Panel: Gehrig (d.1941, “4”); North Panel: P. Dean (“6”), Ruth (d.1948, “6”, with deference to abrasion to second “b”; South Panel: D. Dean (“6”) and Berger. Full photo LOA from JSA. More on our website.

Sweet Spot: B. Brown, unidentified; West Panel: unidentified, Maranville (d.1954, “2”), Mowrey; East Panel: Gehrig (d.1941, “4”), four unidentified); North Panel: P. Dean (“6”), Ruth (d.1948, “6-7”, with deference to abrasion to second “b” in given name), Lee, Fletcher; South Panel: Spohrer, B. Smith, D. Dean (“6”), Coscarart, Berger; Reverse Sweet Spot: T. Thompson

 
 
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