DUTCHVIP Eighty-seven years after he played his final game, Babe Ruth autographed baseballs are still the most coveted signed item by collectors and fans alike.
Offered for sale is a graded Babe Ruth single signed Official American League baseball with a handsome hand-painted portrait of the Great Bambino. This great looking Official baseball has a large classic Ruth signature on the sweet spot in bold blue fountain pen and has been graded 7 Near Mint.
The leather of the baseball is as white as snow and shows minimal vintage toning and no disruptions to the leather. The stamping is light, yet still visible to the naked eye, the stitches are bright red, tight and fully intact. The unblemished condition of this baseball is impressive, and is rare for a ball of this age.
Directly below the stunning Ruth autograph is a hand-painted portrait from renown sports artist Gregg Packer, who’s famous piece “Farewell, Connie Mack” is in the Baseball Hall of Fame permanent collection.
It goes without saying that Ruth was a legendary player, throughout his twenty-two year big league career Ruth stood above all hitters. He tallied 714 home runs on 2,873 total hits, in 1927 hitting 60, two records that would stand for decades. He recorded 2,214 RBIs, and had an incredible slugging percentage of .690.
This is a truly special Babe Ruth item that could be the centerpiece of any collection. This hand-signed pure white game ball has been authenticated by James Spence Authentication (JSA) and assigned a grade 7 NEAR MINT.
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