Five Exceptional Multi-Signed Hall of Fame Balls (84 Signatures Total) - All with Mickey Mantle!

Sold For: $1,680

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1408

Item Year: 1985

Category: Autographed Baseballs/Flats/Photos

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Collection of five Hall of Fame multisigned baseballs, featuring a total of eighty-four signatures, each of which includes the signature of Mickey Mantle. Only Hall of Fame players are represented here, with the exception of Pete Rose's signature on two of the balls. The collection is comprised of the following: 1) Eighteen blue-ink signatures ("9/10") on an ONL (Giamatti) ball: Mantle, Mays (sweet spot), F. Robinson (sweet spot), Feller, Carlton, B. Robinson, Kell, Lemon, Snider, Aaron, Doerr, Schmidt, McCovey, Killebrew, Brock, Bench, Herman, and Pete Rose. Very slight age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt to Mt. 2) Fifteen blue, black, or purple-ink signatures ("7" to "10," averaging "9"), on an ONL (Giamatti) ball: Mantle, Mays (sweet spot), Slaughter, Musial, Herman, Brock, Mize, F. Robinson, Kell, Kaline, Banks, Aparicio, Sewell, Appling, and Killebrew. Slight hint of age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt to Mt. 3) Eighteen blue-ink signatures ("9/10") on an OAL (Brown) ball: Mantle (sweet spot), Killebrew, McCovey F. Robinson, Mays, Aaron, R. Jackson, Feller, Carlton, B. Robinson, Kell, Schmidt, Lemon, Herman, Brock, Bench, Doerr, and Pete Rose. Slight hint of age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt to Mt. 4) Eighteen blue-ink signatures ("9/10") on an ONL (Giamatti) ball: Mantle, Mays (sweet spot), Snider (sweet spot), F. Robinson, Bench, Aaron, Killebrew, Lemon, Brock, B. Robinson, R. Jackson, Carlton, Doerr, McCovey, Feller, Schmidt, Kell, and Pete Rose. Moderate age toning; otherwise Nr-Mt to Mt. 5) Fifteen blue-ink signatures (averaging "9," with the exception of Sewell ["2/3"]), on an ONL (Giamatti) ball: Mantle, Mays (sweet spot), Musial, Slaughter, Kaline, Brock, Mize, F. Robinson, Banks, Herman, Killebrew, Appling, Sewell, Aparicio, and Kell. Nr-Mt. Total: 5 signed balls. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA.

Reserve $500. Estimate (open).


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