1945 New York Giants Autographed Team Ball with (30) Signatures including Ott 
Lot Number 300
 
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Description

The offered New York Giants team-signed baseball with (30) signatures was probably signed during the 1945 Spring Training schedule. This sphere is etched on a period restitched Hutch League Special sphere in blue and black ink. The surface of the baseball is covered by a thin layer of period lacquer that has preserved this artifact quite well. Inscribers include West Panel: Feldman (d.1962, 6), Kluttz (d.1979, 6), Zimmerman (d.1991, 5), Voiselle (d.2005, 5), Brewer (d.2003, 5), J. Davis (d.2002, 7), Lee (d.1995, 8), Koslo (d.1975, 8); East Panel: Gorman (d.1986, 7), DeKoning (d.1979, 6), Seward (d.2004, 5), Bartell (d.1995, 6), Joyce (d.1981, 7), Fisher (d.1973, 5), Pugh (8), Price (8); North Panel: Arnovich (d.1959, 6), Witek (d.1990, 7), Fox (d.2004, 6), Mungo (d.1985, 7); South Panel: B. Young (d.1983, 5), Mize (d.1993, 5), Rigney (d.2001, 7), Kerr (d.2006, 6); Reverse Sweet Spot: Ott (d.1958, 9), Lombardi (d.1977, 6) and (4) unidentified. Auction COA from James Spence Authentications. 
 
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