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The team signed baseballs from the 1940's are not as rare as you might think. Team signed baseballs fron the 1940's in excellent plus condition might be on the rare side. The players in the day signed Baseball as often or more than the player today. It was part of the job of being a ballplayer. unlike the players of today they did not get paid for it. Baseballs from the early to mid 1940's sell at a lower value than the baseballs in the later 1940's. most Major League stars were off fighting in the war.

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