(27) Team or Rivalry Multi-Signed 8x10 Photos with (79) Signatures 
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According to the American Heritage Dictionary, a rivalry is defined as "the state or condition of competition or antagonism". This massive group of (27) dual and multi-signed photographs captures this attitude that spans many decades on the baseball diamond. With a host of (27) different Hall of Famers, deceased, and integral role players, a total of (79) signatures are present. Primarily measuring 8x10, all signatures come in blue or black ink, with the majority of prints in NM condition with some better and others lesser. Key pieces are Multi-Signed Players: Dodgers/Phillies: (4 signatures, mostly "9"), Donatelli (d.1990, "9"), Durocher (d.1991, "9"), Irvin ("8"); National League Stars: Mays ("7"), Musial ("9"), Snider ("10"); Old Timers: (3 signatures, mostly "9"), Ford ("8"); 1951 Giants/Dodgers Shot: Mays ("9"), Branca ("10"), Thomson ("7"); 1954 National League Stars: (4 signatures, mostly "9"), Kiner ("8"), Musial ("10"), Slaughter ("9"); 1958 American League Stars: (3 signatures, all "10"); Multi-Signed Teams: 1939 Cardinals: (3 signatures, mostly "9"), Slaughter (d.2002, "8"), Mize (d.1993, "9"); 1940 Cardinals: (4 signatures, mostly "8"), Mize ("9"); 1950 Philadelphia A's: (4 signatures, mostly "9"), 1954 Indians: (10 signatures, mostly "7"), Feller ("8"), Garcia (d.1986, "6"), Lemon (d.2000, "10"), Lopez (d.2005, "9"), Newhouser (d.1997, "9"), Wynn (d.1999, "7"); 1955 Kansas City A's: (3 signatures, all "10"), Boudreau (d.2001), Slaughter (d.2002); 1957 Braves: (4 signatures, "9-10"), E. Mathews (d.2001, "9"); 1957 Braves: (3 signatures, mostly "8"), E. Mathews ("8"); Dual-Signed: AL Sluggers: Killebrew ("10"); Braves/Cardinals: (Second generation wire photo), Musial ("9"), Schoendienst ("10", 5-6-58 inscription); Cardinals Teammates: Schoendienst ("10"); Giants Teammates: Hubbell (d.1988, "7"), Terry (d.1989, "7); Pitching Aces: Feller ("9"), Newhouser ("10"); Red Sox Legends: T. Williams (d.2002, "10"), Yastrzemski ("10"); Tigers Teammates: Kaline ("10"); 1948 Indians: Boudreau ("10"), Feller ("10"); 1953 Braves: (Second generation wire photo), Grimm (d.1983, "8"), E. Mathews ("10"); 1957 Braves: Spahn (d.2003, "10"), Sain (d.2006, "10"); 1957 Awards: Spahn ("9"), Aaron ("8") and 1957 Giants: Mize ("10"). COA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of autographs, please visit our website.

Multi-Signed Players: Dodgers/Phillies: (4 signatures, mostly "9"), Donatelli (d.1990, "9"), Durocher (d.1991, "9"), Irvin ("8"), Seminick (d.2004, "10"); National League Stars: Mays ("7"), Musial ("9"), Snider ("10"); Old Timers: (3 signatures, mostly "9"), Feller, Lemon, Ford ("8"); 1951 Giants/Dodgers Shot: Mays ("9"), Branca ("10"), Thomson ("7"); 1954 National League Stars: (4 signatures, mostly "9"), Kiner ("8"), Musial ("10"), Slaughter ("9"), Sauer (d.2001); 1958 American League Stars: (3 signatures, all "10"), Yost, Vernon, Sievers;
Multi-Signed Teams: 1939 Cardinals: (3 signatures, mostly "9"), Slaughter (d.2002, "8"), Mize (d.1993, "9"), Moore (d.1998); 1940 Cardinals: (4 signatures, mostly "8"), Gutteridge, Orengo (d.1988), S. Martin (d.1997), Mize ("9"); 1950 Philadelphia A's: (4 signatures, mostly "9"), Suder (d.2006), Joost, Fain (d.2001), Majeski (d.1991); 1954 Indians: (10 signatures, mostly "7"), Feller ("8"), Garcia (d.1986, "6"), Lemon (d.2000, "10"), Lopez (d.2005, "9"), Newhouser (d.1997, "9"), Wynn (d.1999, "7"), Narleski, Mossi, Houtteman (d.2003); 1955 Kansas City A's: (3 signatures, all "10"), Boudreau (d.2001), Slaughter (d.2002), Sain (d.2006); 1957 Braves: (4 signatures, "9-10"), Adcock (d.1999), Pafko, Thomson, E. Mathews (d.2001, "9"); 1957 Braves: (3 signatures, mostly "8"), Crandall, Burdette, E. Mathews ("8").
Dual-Signed: AL Sluggers: Colovito ("10"), Killebrew ("10"); Braves/Cardinals: (Second generation wire photo), Musial ("9"), Schoendienst ("10", 5-6-58 inscription); Cardinals Teammates: Schoendienst ("10"), Marion ("7"); Giants Teammates: Hubbell (d.1988, "7"), Terry (d.1989, "7); White Sox/Senators: (First generation wire photo, 2 signatures, both "10"), Vernon, Yost; Pitching Aces: Feller ("9"), Newhouser ("10"); Red Sox Legends: T. Williams (d.2002, "10"), Yastrzemski ("10"); Tigers Teammates: Kaline ("10"), Kuenn (d.1988); 1948 Indians: Boudreau ("10"), Feller ("10"); 1953 Braves: (Second generation wire photo), Grimm (d.1983, "8"), E. Mathews ("10"); 1956 Giants: (2 signatures, both "6"); 1957 Braves: Spahn (d.2003, "10"), Sain (d.2006, "10"); 1957 Awards: Spahn ("9"), Aaron ("8") and 1957 Giants: Rigney, Mize ("10").  
 
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