Offered is a Giles ONL baseball signed by (25) members of the 1964 Houston Colt .45s, including Bond, Craft, D. Farrell, Fox (“8”), Larsen and Staub. The ballpoint signatures average (“8-9”) and come with a full photo LOA from James Spence Authentications. View our website for a list of signatures.
The clean white ONL Giles sphere (grade "8-9") is signed by (25) members of the final version of the Colt .45s. Doing battle in the ill-fated Colt Stadium, the Houston ballplayers took time to sign the offered orb. Keys include Hall of Famer Nellie Fox and the ever-tough Walt Bond, who died of leukemia at the age of 29 in 1967. Includes: Sweet Spot: Craft (manager, d.1995); North Panel: Johnson, Bruce, Farrell (d.1977), Yellen, Larsen, Gaines and Lillis; South Panel: Bateman (d.1996), Raymond, Woodeshick, B. Aspromonte, Grote, Brown and Staub; West Panel: Deal (coach), Fox (d.1975), Nottebart, Kasko, White and Owens; East Panel: G. Jones (d.1994), Bond (d.1967), D. Roberts and Spangler