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Four Multisigned Balls - 47 Hall of Fame Signatures Including Paige, Aaron, Mays, and Lindstrom

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $840

Collection of four multisigned balls, dating from the 1970s and 1980s, featuring a total of forty-seven Hall of Fame signatures (representing thirty-five different players). 1) Fifteen blue and black-ink signatures ("3" to "8," averaging "6") on an Official National League (Feeney) ball dating from the 1970-1973 manufacturing period: Stan Musial (sweet spot), Fred Lindstrom (sweet spot), Leo Durocher (on ball label), Satchel Paige, Bill Dickey, Bob Feller, Monte Irvin, Bob Lemon, Buck Leonard, Al Lopez, Earl Averill, Burleigh Grimes, Charlie Gehringer, Joe Cronin, and Chub Feeney. There are also two additional unidentifiable signatures or notations on the ball (faint), as well as what appears to be a partial Judy Johnson signature (only the "Judy" portion is visible). Heavily toned. Vg.. 2) Eighteen blue- and black-ink signatures ("3" to "8," averaging "6") on an official National League (Feeney) ball manufactured in 1979: Monte Irvin (sweet spot), Enos Slaughter (sweet spot), Buck Leonard, Bob Feller, Bill Dickey, Ralph Kiner, Al Lopez, Joe Sewell, Early Wynn, Al Kaline, Earl Averill, Johnny Mize, Judy Johnson, Mel Allen (announcer), Bob Murphy (announcer), Jack Buck (announcer), Ernie Harwell (announcer), and one other (illegible). Moderately toned. Vg. 3) Fifteen blue-ink signatures ( "6" to "8," averaging "7") on an official National League (Feeney) ball manufactured in 1980: Robin Roberts (sweet spot), Billy Herman (sweet spot), Bill Terry, Earl Averill, Duke Snider, Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews, Johnny Mize, Travis Jackson, Burliegh Grimes, Joe Cronin, Judy Johnson, Happy Chandler, Charlie Gehringer, and Jocko Conlan. Lightly toned. Vg-Ex. 4) Six blue-ink signatures ("6/7") on an official American League (MacPhail) ball manufactured in 1983: Warren Spahn (sweet spot), Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays, Ernie Banks, Harmon Killebrew, and Bobby Thomson. Light, uneven toning. Vg-Ex. Total: 4 balls. LOA from James Spence/JSA.  Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $840

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