Presented is a large collection of single-signed baseballs containing seven Hall of Famers and dozens of vintage All-Stars. Most of the offered spheres are players that are not often seen in the market as single-signed items. The majority of the relics are either OAL or ONL baseballs with a few unofficial balls mixed in the group. The signatures, in blue or black ink, are strong and most grade in the (7-9) range. Included are Hall of Famers: Conlan (d.1989, 9), Hunter (d.1999, 7), Drysdale (d.1993, 8), Rizzuto (inscribed the Scooter, 9), Durocher (d.1991, black marker, 7), Doby (d.2005, 9) and Slaughter (d.2002, 7). Other notables include (2) Cavarretta, W. Wyatt (d.1999), Schumacher (d.1993), Baumholtz (d.1997), Newcombe, McDougald, Sukeforth (d.2000), Belinsky (d.2001, inscribed #36 5/5/62 no-hitter), Kurowski (d.1999), J. Turner (d.1998), D. Stuart (d.2002), J. Coleman, Auker (d.2006), Henrich, Rogell (d.2003, inscribed 1935 WS Champs), Bauer (d.2007), Munger (d.1996), Tebbetts (d.1999), S. Chapman (d.2006), Minoso and Seminick (d.2004). For the complete listing of signed baseballs and inscriptions (where applicable), please visit our website. COA from James Spence Authentications.
Phil Cavarretta (2 balls, one inscribed MVP 1945), Dick Bosman (inscribed 69 ERA Champ, plus two unidentified sigs), Bill Werber (inscribed 1930-1942), Ken Raffensberger (d.2002, inscribed NL All-Star 1944), Tommy Holmes, Hal Schumacher (d.1993), Frank Baumholtz (d.1997), Joe Pepitone, Buddy Lewis, Gil McDougald (inscribed 1951 AL ROY), Don Newcombe, Jim Pagliaroni (inscribed Caught Catfish Jim Hunter Perfect Game 5-8-68), Artie Wilson, Clyde Sukeforth (d.2000), Bo Belinsky (d.2001), Andy Carey, Don Mueller, Don Cardwell (inscribed No-Hitter 5-15-60), Frank Lary, Stan Lopata (inscribed 1950 Whiz Kids), Larry Jansen, Whitey Kurowski (d.1999), Al Smith (d.2002), Jim Maloney, Jim Turner (d.1998, inscribed 1923-73), Dick Stuart (d.2002), Jerry Coleman, Elden Auker (d.2006), Mickey Owen (d.2005), Tom Henrich, Johnny Antonelli (d.1990), Billy Pierce, Chico Fernandez, Woodie Held, Frank Thomas (inscribed the Original One), Danny Litwhiler (inscribed 1943-44 World Series, 1942 All-Star), Lenny Green (inscribed Red Sox 65-66), Sam Chapman (d.2006), Bill Rogell (d.2003, inscribed 1935 World Champs Detroit Tigers), Frank Malzone (inscribed 6x All-Star, Red Sox HOF 95, 3xGG 57-59), Emil Verban (d.1989, inscribed 1946 Champs), Hank Bauer (d.2007), Don Nottebrat (inscribed No-Hitter 5-17-63), Claude Passeau (d.2003, inscribed For Kevin), Harry the Hat Walker (d.199, signed the Hat), Jim Mudcat Grant, Bill Johnson (d.2006, played for Yankees), Johnny Schmitz, Red Munger (d.1996), Minnie Minoso, Birdie Tebbetts (d.1999), Andy Seminick (d.2004), Jay Hook, Bill Lee, Charlie Wagner (d.2006), one unidentified and one ball signed by three players from the AAGPBL.