1929 & 1950 Philadelphia Athletics Team-Signed Baseballs with Foxx 
Lot Number 310
 
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The offered pairing of 1929 and 1950 Philadelphia Athletics team-signed baseballs represents the peaks and valleys of this star-crossed franchise. Highlights include 1929 Philadelphia Athletics: (15 signatures, OAL, black ink, ball 6) with Sweet Spot: Cochrane (stamped), Earnshaw (d.1976, 5); West Panel: Dykes (d.1976, 6), Hale (d.1974, 4); East Panel: Foxx (d.1967, 6), Bishop (d.1962, 4); North Panel: Quinn (d.1946, 4), Ehmke (d.1959, 6); South Panel: Boley (d.1962, 5), Yerkes (d.1950, 5), Burns (d.1978, 4), Haas (d.1974, 5), Simmons (d.1956, 4), Miller (d.1996, 4), Collins (d.1951, 4); 1950 Philadelphia Athletics Mini Ball: (21 signatures, mini OAL Harridge, blue ink, mostly 7-8, ball 6) with Sweet Spot: Mack (clubhouse); North Panel: Lehner (d.1967, 7); South Panel: Keefe (d.1978, 8), Dykes (d.1976, 7) and B. Hooper (d.1980, 7). Auction COA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signatures, please visit our website.

1929 Philadelphia Athletics: (15 signatures, OAL, 15 signatures, black ink, ball 6) with Sweet Spot: Cochrane (stamped), Earnshaw (d.1976, 5); West Panel: Dykes (d.1976, 6), Hale (d.1974, 4); East Panel: Foxx (d.1967, 6), Bishop (d.1962, 4); North Panel: Quinn (d.1946, 4), Ehmke (d.1959, 6); South Panel: Boley (d.1962, 5), Yerkes (d.1950, 5), Burns (d.1978, 4), Haas (d.1974, 5), Simmons (d.1956, 4), Miller (d.1996, 4), Collins (d.1951, 4); 1950 Philadelphia Athletics Mini Ball: (21 signatures, mini OAL Harridge, blue ink, mostly 7-8, ball 6) with Sweet Spot: Mack (clubhouse); West Panel: McCosky (d.1996, 6), Murray (d.2001, 6), Shantz; East Panel: Coleman (d.1997, 7), Joost, Brissie, Burtschy (d.2001, 6), Kellner (d.1996, 7), Hitchcock (d.2006, 6); North Panel: Fain (d.2001, 9), Tipton (d.1994, 7), Suder (d.2006, 7), Scheib, Lehner (d.1967, 7); South Panel: Keefe (d.1978, 8), Dykes (d.1976, 7), B. Hooper (d.1980, 7), Valo (d.1998, 7), Chapman (d.2006, 7), Wahl (d.1987, 7)  
 
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