10 Single-Signed Official Baseballs – Bench, Gibson, Ford, McCovey, Smith and 3 ROYs.
Lot 229. 10 Single-Signed Official Baseballs – Bench, Gibson, Ford, McCovey, Smith and 3 ROYs. Unless otherwise noted, the sweet-spot signatures by five Hall of Fame players and five other stars are nm-m 8 or better on nm-m or better baseballs. Six signatures are on ONL William White baseballs: Johnny Bench, added “5,” bold signature. Willie McCovey, “#44,” Ozzie Smith, and Jim Wynn, all on ex-m to nm balls with scattered discoloration. Vinegar Bend Mizell (died 1999). And Bob Gibson, another very strong autograph. Whitey Ford placed an nm 7 autograph on an OML Selig ball. Autographs by two American League Rookies of the Year are on OAL Budig baseballs: Joe Charbonneau, with “80 A.L. R.O.Y.,” and Alvin Davis, with “A.L. R.O.Y. 1984” and a Bible verse. Finally, Wally Moon autographed an ONL Coleman baseball and added “1954 NL R.O.Y.” Authenticated by Kevin Keating. Current Bid $92.