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    HAL NEWHOUSER SINGLE SIGNED BALL.

    Though Hal Newhouser was fully willing to offer his commitment to the war effort, the infinitely wise military bureaucracy rejected him due to a perceived heart condition.  Left to his devices, Newhouser resumed a career pitching for the Tigers.  We may charge that major league talent was diluted during the war years, but Newhouser would have been a forceful success regardless of competition.  To date, he's the only pitcher to have twice earned MVP honors.  Hall of Famer Prince Hal, in retirement, graciously signed this OAL (Brown) ball on the sweetspot, where he added the notation of his 1944 and '45 awards.   Please note: Due to the size and/or weight of this lot, additional shipping costs may apply.



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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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