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Vintage Multi-Signed Hall of Famer Ball With Cobb, Grove, and Speaker
Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,997.50
Official American League (Harridge) ball signed in a variety of inks by the following eight Hall of Fame players: Ty Cobb (“9”), Tris Speaker (twice, once on the sweet spot and again on a side panel), Mickey Cochrane (sweet spot), Lefty Grove (twice), Paul Waner, Carl Hubbell, Joe Cronin, and Charlie Gehringer. Signatures range in grade from “5/6” to “9,” averaging “7/8.” This ball was probably signed in the 1950s, possibly during a Hall of Fame induction ceremony weekend. The manufacturer’s stampings are light, but legible. The ball is lightly toned and has been coated with a thin layer of slightly yellowed protective shellac, otherwise in Excellent condition. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $1,997.50
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