Fabulous Team-Signed Baseballs, Autographs & Type I Photos from MLer Hal Smith (54)
A total of 54 amazing pieces of baseball memorabilia highlight this one-of-a-kind collection that comes directly from the family of Major League catcher Hal R. Smith, who accumulated the items throughout his baseball life. Among the treasures are: 13 team-signed Official National League baseballs, including a 1965 Mets ball signed by 22 players featuring Kranepool, Swoboda and Stengel (VG+), a 1966 Giants ball signed by 24 including Mays, Marichal, McCovey and Perry (EX+), Reds and Cubs Hall of Fame balls signed by a total of 27 (NM), 1969 Reds ball signed by 24 including Rose, Bench and Perez (EX-MT), 1968 Reds ball signed by 13 including Perez twice (NM), 1969 Astros ball signed by 25 including Wynn, Walker and Morgan, 1967 Dodgers ball signed by 15 (VG+) including Alston, Gilliam and Parker, 1959 Giants ball (EX+) signed by 26 including Mays, Cepeda and McCovey, 1968 Reds ball (EX-MT) signed by 25 signed by Bench and Rose, two 1985 Cardinals balls (VG-EX) including Smith, Schoendienst and Herzog, and 1967 Dodgers ball (EX-MT) including Alston and Sutter. The 18 autographs include a Stan Musial book signed by the slugger and Hall of Fame writer Bob Broeg, Dixie Series signed program, Houston Buffs team, vintage Koufax 8x10" (personalized), 1949 Albany Senators team-signed premium, various Musial signed flats and Time magazine covers, and 13 Type I photos, including Cardinals team with Musial, an earlier Musial signing his contract, one of Musial, White and Boyer, an outstanding Musial portrait, 1950s-era Reds, 1951 Joe Garagiola, 1958 Japan tour photos with Smith's invitation, plus five wire photos. A tremendous collection!
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