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    1944 DETROIT TIGERS TEAM-SIGNED BALL. By war-time standards, the ‘44 Tigers weren’t that bad. Newhouser and Trout combined for 56 victories in leading Detroit to a second place finish. For that team’s posterity, we present this OAL Harridge ball featuring 26 signatures. All of these are quality "6-9" which are legible, despite the names of a few transients so typical of those years. Steve O’Neill and Hal Newhouser appear at the sweet spot. Additionally scribed are Pinky Higgins, Hoover, Dizzy Trout, Hack Miller, Don Ross, Paul Richards, Beck, Outlaw, Mooty, Zeb Eaton, Rudy York, Hostetler, Henshaw, Gentry, Bob Swift, Wake- field, Doc Cramer, Gorsica, Overmire, Eddie Mayo, Art Mills and three others. LOA Spence and Grad/DNA. (# This item may require additional shipping charges).

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    December, 2003
    9th Tuesday
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