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Rabbits love karats after all! At the time of his retirement in 1935, no National Leaguer had ever played more seasons than Rabbitt Maranville's 23. And the highlight of that long career for the Hall of Fame infielder was 1914, when he and his Boston Braves zoomed from last place on the 4th of July to first place by 10.5 games by season's end. This was the players' prized takeaway from that amazing campaign: a 13 Karat gold, size 6.5 ring. There's a brown stone on top that is not a diamond but could be replaced. Actually this was a pin that was made into a ring for Maranville sometime in the 1910s or '20s. It is in EX condition although the stone on top is chipped, and comes with a letter from Barry Halper as well as a note from Maranville's nephew. A 22-year-old playing in just his second big-league season at the time, Maranville was the runner-up in the MVP voting to teammate Johnny Evers in 1914 as the Braves went on to sweep the powerful Philadelphia A's in the World Series.
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