Glove of the week: July 23 – July 29 (Spalding Ruth),

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Glove of the week: July 23 – July 29 (Spalding Ruth),

Postby burker72 » August 1st, 2007, 7:35 am

A nice Spalding Babe Ruth Home Run Special heads up the list this week. Of all the Ruth gloves that have been sold in the last several months I’d say this was one of the nicer ones, featuring solid leather, a solid patch, and a clear Ruth stampings. Ruth became a Spalding (and Reach) endorser in 1927. Looking to leverage their investment, Spalding put Ruth’s name on fielder’s gloves, base mitts and catcher’s gloves, and continued to do so until 1942. This particular gloves was bought by forum member HAL-CHASE for $975...congrats. Maybe you could offer some additional pics once you receive the glove.


Next up is an outstanding near mint/mint Mantle XPG6. I’m not sure that I can offer much other than pics on this one. Mantle was added to the “XP…â€
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