Incredible Autographed Baseball Auction Showcases Legends of the Game

Attention baseball fans and collectors, get ready to be blown away by the incredible autographed baseball auction happening at Hindman’s Having a Ball Auction in Chicago. This auction is a true treasure trove, offering over 570 lots filled with signed baseballs from some of the greatest players in the history of the game. From Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth to Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, and Roberto Clemente, this collection is a dream come true for any baseball enthusiast.

James Smith, the Director of Sports Memorabilia at Hindman, couldn’t contain his excitement about the depth and variety of this remarkable collection. He described it as one of the most extensive and thrilling collections that the auction house has ever presented.

One particular standout piece that is expected to generate significant interest is a baseball signed by the 1934 New York Yankees – a team known for being Babe Ruth’s last year with the organization. This baseball is adorned with signatures from Ruth, his legendary teammate Lou Gehrig, and other Hall of Famers like Earle Combs and Tony Lazzeri. To ensure its authenticity, the ball comes with authentication letters from PSA and Beckett Authentication Services, guaranteeing its provenance.

Another fascinating ball up for auction is from the deadball era, with signatures from Cy Young and the first baseball commissioner, Kennesaw “Mountain” Landis. What makes this ball truly exceptional are the signatures of Mrs. Christy Mathewson and Mrs. John J. McGraw. This unique collector’s item also comes with a letter of authenticity from Beckett Authentication Services, adding to its rarity and appeal.

The auction also features several other highlights that are sure to capture the attention of passionate collectors. For instance, there is a high-grade 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers team-signed ball, a 1957 Milwaukee Braves World Series championship ball, and a 1972 National League All-Star team ball signed by luminaries such as Roberto Clemente and Hank Aaron. Additionally, collectors will be thrilled to find signed team balls from the 1930 and 1932 Philadelphia Athletics, featuring legends like Jimmie Foxx and Lefty Grove.

If you’re eager to get your hands on one of these extraordinary treasures, the Having a Ball timed online auction is currently open for bids through Hindman’s website and Live Auctioneers. The lots will close sequentially, beginning at 9 AM CT on November 29. To ensure fair participation, the auction employs a system in which if a bid is placed in the final minute before a lot is set to close, the bidding period is extended by five minutes. This feature allows all interested parties to have an equal opportunity to bid without affecting the closing times of other lots.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a piece of baseball history. Start bidding now and add an iconic autographed baseball to your collection.