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Lot # 1244 (1244 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1943 New York Yankees World Champions Team-Signed Baseball with Babe Ruth - PSA/DNA

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,700

Spalding "Official League" ball signed in black ink by twenty-seven members of the 1943 World Champion New York Yankees, plus Hall of Fame outfielder Babe Ruth. Ideally, Ruth's signature, which sits at the top of the north panel, is the boldest example on the ball and grades "8/9." The remaining twenty-seven signatures on the ball are those of McCarthy (Mgr., sweet spot), Dickey, Gordon, Chandler, Lindell, Murphy, Crosetti, Hemsley (sweet spot), Weatherly, Breuer, Schulte (coach), Bonham, Donald, Etten, Turner, Grimes, Wensloff, Borowy, Sears, Stirnweiss, Metheny, Keller, Russo, Byrne, Johnson, Stainback, and Zuber. With the exception of Ruth, signatures range from "1" to "7," averaging "3." The ball is toned and displays a number of moderate abrasions. In Good to Very Good condition. Full LOA from PSA/DNA and Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $2,700

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