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Helen “Gig” Smith Signed Baseball & Card Grand Rapids Chicks – COA JSAGo Back
Helen Smith was a utility infielder who played briefly in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. She batted and threw right-handed.
Presented is an unofficial baseball autographed by Helen Smith. She signed it on the sweet spot in blue felt tip (“8-9”) with her nickname as an inscription, “Gig”. Also included is a baseball card of her autographed in blue felt tip (“9”) with the same inscription.
Authentication: JSA Basic Cert & Sticker
This ball is from one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of autographed baseballs in the world. Altogether they were easily displayable in custom shelf form and alphabetically displayed nonetheless. The choice of medium was visually easy for the encyclopedic collector who put these together. It took several decades to amass these rare autographs of the most prominent entertainers, historical figures, and sports players. It proved quite difficult to acquire autographs of non-ballplayers on such an odd object (a baseball) but diligence proved otherwise and that it’s possible. So, now with the collection complete and his shelves empty there’s only one thing left to do….bid on this item and start the challenge to see how far you can take it.