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Hall of Famer and Superstar Single-Signed Ball Collection (19)
Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $940.00
Collection of nineteen baseballs, each individually signed by a Hall of Famer or significant star. Unless otherwise noted, all of the balls are either official American, National, or Major League balls (dating from the 1980s or later) and have been signed in blue ink across the sweet spot. The players represented here (with the number of balls signed by each player, if more than one, noted in parenthesis) are Hank Aaron, Barry Bonds, Whitey Ford, Gil Hodges (side panel), Chipper Jones, Tom Lasorda, Eddie Mathews (black ink), Dale Murphy (2), Cal Ripken Jr. (black ink), Nolan Ryan (no manufacturer’s stampings visible), Ryne Sandberg (6), Tom Seaver (circa 1970s J. DeBeer & Son ball), and Hoyt Wilhelm. Signatures range in grade from “7” to “10,” averaging “9,” with the exception of Hodges (“5”). Nine of the balls grade Near Mint, while the remainder display varying degrees of age toning and are in Very Good to Excellent condition overall. From the Barry Halper collection. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Total: 19 balls. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $940.00
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