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Lot # 673: 1956 Team-Signed Baseball Collection - NY Giants, Detroit Tigers, & Chicago Cubs

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Spring Classic 2022",
which ran from 5/20/2022 7:00 PM to
6/11/2022 10:00 PM

Collection of three team-signed baseballs, each dating from the 1956 season. 1) New York Giants. Twenty-six blue-ink signatures (averaging 8/10) on an ONL (Giles) ball, including Rigney (Mgr., black ink, sweet spot), Stoneham (team owner, sweet spot), Mays (possibly a clubhouse example), Wilhelm, Schoendienst, Rhodes, Mangan, Mueller, Antonelli, Littlefield, Sarni, Westrum, Lennon, Spencer, Castleman, Gomez, Wilson, Worthington, Thompson, and Grissom. EX, with light toning. 2) Chicago Cubs. Twenty-nine either blue or black-ink signatures (averaging 7/10) on an ONL (Giles) ball, including Hack (Mgr., sweet spot), Banks, Irvin, Martin (coach), Leonard (coach, sweet spot), Valentinetti, Moryn, Landrith, Baker, Whisenant, Jones, Meyer, Fondy, Kindall, Lown, and Drabowsky. EX, with light toning. 3) Detroit Tigers. Twenty-four blue-ink signatures (averaging 7/10) on an OAL (Harridge) ball, including Kaline, Harris (Mgr., sweet spot), Kuenn, Trucks, Garver, Bolling, Tuttle, Belardi, Kennedy, Boone, House, Torgeson, Masterson, and Porter. EX.

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