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Lot 669



Lot Number: 669

Description: William "Dummy" Hoy single signature baseball. Light cream color Harridge AL ball signed on side panel, "William E. Hoy Alias Dummy Hoy" in blue ink. Signature rates 8 out of 10 and has been clear coated around the signature area. Hoy was a fine player for (14) years playing with several teams from 1888-1902. Most notably Hoy was the first deaf player to play Major League baseball. Hoy was nearly 100 years old when he passed away in 1961. Very rare piece with definite potential for HOF status.Appears to have some very faint vestiges of notations on side panel, includes LOA from PSA/DNA J.Spence-S.Grad: EX

Estimated Price: ($2,000.00-$3,000.00)

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