Heralded performers from several sporting arenas have autographed the keepsakes in this sizable gathering. Signatures show (8) or better potency (unless noted otherwise) with highlights including: Baseball: (2) full size bats with Aaron and Aaron/Feller/Roberts; and (23) signed baseballs including a 1950-1951 Philadelphia As team-signed ball with Mack; Basketball: a 15-1/2-tall bronze statue signed on the base by Magic Johnson (JSA cert); Hockey: (2) sticks signed on the blade by Howe (JSA certs). Auction LOA from JSA. More on our website.
1950-1951 Philadelphia As Team-Signed Baseball a medium-toned OAL Harridge orb (grade 5) signed by (22) in black or blue ink (average 5 strength) by members of both the 1950 and 1951 rosters, likely over that two-year period. Includes: Sweet Spot Mack (manager, 7 strength); North Panel R. Murray, Hooper, unidentified, Scheib, Limmer and Valo; South Panel Fowler, Astroth, Hitchcock, Oliver (coach), Fain, Kucab and Suder; West Panel Tipton, unidentified, Miller (coach), Burtschy, Coleman and Joost; East Panel Bender (coach) and Zernial
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Single-Signed Baseballs among the remaining (22) spheres, most are white and off-white (average grade 7-8) with highlights include Hall of Famers Aparicio (OAL MacPhail); Fingers (unofficial ball); Herman (ONL Giamatti); Irvin (ONL White); Jenkins (ONL White, inscribed H.O.F. 7/21/91); Kell (OAL Brown, inscribed HOF 83); Perry (ONL White); Slaughter (unofficial ball, inscribed HOF 85); and Winfield (OAL MacPhail)
Boxing a right-handed red leather Everlast glove signed on the knuckle portion by Floyd Patterson (4 strength)
Hockey Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues mini goalie masks, both signed by Grant Fuhr (both 9 strength)