Presented is an historic multi-signed baseball that is a veritable Whos Who of the early Baseball Hall of Fame. This circa 1920-1924 OAL Johnson sphere contains (24) signatures from a variety of sources including the 1924-1925 Yankees, pre-war stars and baseball legends such as Ruth, Cobb, Heilmann, Speaker, Collins, Sisler and Hoyt. The ball is covered with a wafer-thin coating of period shellac that has protected the autographs from the elements. Otherwise, the surface of this relic grades a (4) with multiple contusions and moderate soiling throughout. Each script was placed in blue or black ink via a steel-tip fountain pen. Better names include Sweet Spot: Ruth (d.1948, 6), West Panel: Pennock (d.1948, 5), East Panel: Ward (d.1961, 3), E. Scott (d.1960, 3); North Panel: Veach (d.1945, 5), Schalk (d.1970, 6), E. Collins (d.1951, 5), South Panel: G. Sisler (d.1973, 5), Speaker (d.1958, 5), Cobb (d.1961, 5) and Heilmann (d.1951). Includes full picture LOA from James Spence Authentications. For a complete list of signatures and death dates, please visit our website.
Sweet Spot: Ruth (d.1948, 6); West Panel: Shawkey (d.1980, 6), Pennock (d.1948, 5), J. Bush (d.1974, 7), Hoyt (d.1984, 4), S. Jones (d.1966, 5); East Panel: Witt (d.1988, 5), Meusel (d.1977, 2), Schang (d.1965, 2), Pipp (d.1965, 3), Ward (d.1961, 3), E. Scott (d.1960, 3), Dugan (d.1982, 4); North Panel: Veach (d.1945, 5), Kamm (d.1988, 4), Schalk (d.1970, 6), E. Collins (d.1951, 5), South Panel: G. Sisler (d.1973, 5), Speaker (d.1958, 5), Cobb (d.1961, 5), K. Williams (d.1959, 5), Heilmann (d.1951), Wilson (unknown if player) and unidentified.