Presented is a lot of (4) 1930s-1940s multi-signed baseballs. With a large emphasis on the Indianapolis Indians, these baseballs (average VG) appear to have also been signed by players on other AA or Minor League squads. One baseball is a 1940 Reds specimen, signatures average (“6”). Auction LOA from JSA;
1940 Cincinnati Reds ball with (10) signatures: Sweet Spot: Morrie Arnovich (d.1959); South Panel: Johnny Hutchings (d.1963), unidentified; West Panel: unidentified, Mike McCormick, Lonny Frey, Bill Baker and East Panel: Billy Myers, Eddie Joost, Elmer Riddle;
Multi-signed AA ball with (20) signatures: Sweet Spot: Babe Ganzel, unidentified; North Panel: Ollie Bejma, Art Weis, Tony Yark; South Panel: Babe Creeps, Bob Bokem, John Pasek, Bert McCulloch, Ken Silvestri; West Panel: Roy Anton, George Stumpf, Jack Peerson, Italo Chelini and East Panel: Fred Berger, (2) unidentified, Lloyd Brown, Harry Taylor, “Sugar Cain;
1936 Indianapolis Indians team ball with (21) signatures: Sweet Spot: Wade “Red” Killefer; North Panel: Buck Fausett, Jake Flowers, Jim Sharp, Stew Bolen; South Panel: Jim Turner, Jimmie Crandall, Vince Sherlock, Johnny Riddle, unidentified, Bob Logan; West Panel: Dizzy Trout, Tommy Gallivan, Buddy Bates, Otto Bluege East Panel: Ox Erkhardt, Dick Siebert, George Payne, Vance Page and Reverse Sweet Spot: Bud Tinning, Al Kitter
Indianapolis Indians team ball with (23) signatures: autographs mostly faded (average “3-4”) with Lloyd Johnson, Jim Pofahl & Ray Schalk.