1948 Cleveland Indians Championship Team-Signed Baseball with (33) Signatures  
Lot Number 301
 
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Description

Presented is a 1948 Cleveland Indians World Series Champion team-signed baseball with (33) signatures. This period OAL Harridge sphere (5) is quite clean with the exception of a faded OAL trademark. The majority of signatures are lightly inscribed on the white surface in blue ink. Signatories include Sweet Spot: Speaker (d.1958, 4), Boudreau (clubhouse), Greenberg (d.1986, 3), Rosen (4); West Panel: Judnich (d.1971, 4), Gordon (d.1978, 5), Lemon (d.2000, 3), A. Clark (4), Susce (d.1976, 3); East Panel: Price (d.1976, 4), Seerey (d.1986, 3), Keltner (d.1991, 4), Tucker (d.1993, 4); North Panel: E. Groth (d.1950, 4), Gromek (d.2002, 4), Hegan (d.1984, 4), E. Fletcher (d.1994, 4), Peck (d.1995, 4), Bearden (d.2004, 5), Doby (d.2003, 5, rookie season), Kuzava (4); South Panel: Ruel (d.1963, 4), Mitchell (d.1987, 4), Edwards (d.1988, 4), Klieman (d.1979, 3), Muncrief (d.1996, 3), Gettel (d.2005, 3), E. Robinson (4), Tipton (d.1994, 3) and four unidentified. This team-signed baseball comes from the collection of a 1930s Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher. Auction COA from James Spence Authentications.  
 
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