Lot # 88: c. 1935 Meiji University Team Signed Ball--26 Signatures Including Masao Yoshida (HOF)

Category: Autographs

Starting Bid: $300.00

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Item was in Auction "Auction 56: Ended 11/17/2019",
which ran from 10/29/2019 2:00 PM to
11/16/2019 11:00 PM

Twenty-six members of the Meiji U. squad autographed this baseball, with only one, third baseman Satoshi Nihei, writing his name in English. Nihei was a third baseman during the 1934 and 1935 seasons. The key autograph on this baseball is that of Japan Hall of Fame pitcher, Masao Yoshida. After leading his team to three consecutive National High School Baseball Tournament (Koshien) Championships, he went on to dominate Tokyo Big Six University baseball, leading his team to four consecutive pennants. Signed in blue fountain pen.

Size: Regular baseball size

Condition: Baseball--Vg. Signatures range from 5 to 9 out of 10. The Yoshida autograph grades 5 of 10.

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