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Enormous Hall of Fame Single-Signed Ball Collection (90)
Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $6,000
Collection of ninety Hall of Fame single-signed balls, representing eighty different players. Unless otherwise noted, all of the balls are either official American or National League balls (the vast majority dating from the 1980s and 1990s) and have been signed (in a variety of inks) on the sweet spot, with the signatures grading "9" or "10." The vast majority of the balls display varying degrees of age toning and/or discoloration. Grades range from Good to Near Mint, averaging Very Good. The number of signed balls for each player, if more than one, is noted in parentheses. The signers represented here are Alomar, Anderson, Aparicio, Appling (3), Ashburn, Barlick, Berra (2 examples, one personalized on a side panel), Blyleven, Boudreau, Bunning, Campanella (post accident, signature transverses both sweet spot and side panel), Carlton, Carter (signature grades "7"), Cepeda (2), Chandler, Conlan, Coveleski (signature transverses both the sweet spot and side panel), Dawson, Dickey, DiMaggio, Doby, Doerr, Drysdale, Durocher, Eckersley, Feller, Ferrell, Fisk, Gehringer, Gomez, Gossage, Grimes (on a 1979 All-Star Game ball), Herman, Hunter, Jenkins, Kell, Kiner (personalized on a side panel), Koufax, Larkin, Lemon, Leonard (signature transverses both the sweet spot and side panel), Lopez, Lyons (signature grades "5"), Lee MacPhail (on a side panel), Maddox (2 examples, one on a 1994 All-Star Game ball), Marichal, Mazeroski (2 examples, one personalized on a side panel), Mize, Molitor (on a 1993 World Series ball), Morgan, Newhouser, Niekro, Palmer, Perez, Puckett (on a side panel), Reese, Rice (on the side panel of a 1983 All-Star Game ball), Rizzuto (2), Roberts, B. Robinson, Roush, Ruffing (on a side panel), Ryan (2 examples, one on a side panel), Sandberg, Schoendienst, Seaver, Sewell, Slaughter, Ozzie Smith, Smoltz (on a Rawlings "Official League" ball), Snider (2), Spahn, Stargell, Sutton, Terry, Torre (personalized on a side panel), L. Waner, Weaver, Wilhelm, B. Williams, and Wynn. Total: 90 single-signed balls. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $3,000+. SOLD FOR $6,000
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