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Lot # 332 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1920s to 1980s Official Baseballs In Unopened Boxes Including Heydler (5)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,840.00

Collection of five Official Major League baseballs, unopened in their original boxes, dating from the 1920s through the 1980s: 1) circa 1920s National League (Heydler) ball in sealed Spalding box with original sealing wrap label complete and intact, with the patent date of March 17, 1925. John H. Heydler was the National League President from 1918 to1934. 2&3) Two circa 1960s American League (Cronin) balls in sealed boxes. Cronin was President of the American League from 1959 to 1973. 4&5) Two circa 1980 unopened Official American League (Lee MacPhail) balls (one is Spalding and the other is Rawlings) in sealed boxes. MacPhail was American League President from 1974 to 1984. Very sharp looking group, all in unopened boxes, highlighted by 1920s Heydler ball, which is a particularly scarce and early style to find in unopened form. Total 5 balls. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $1,840.00

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