Ball signed by 8-year old Derek Jeter up for auction

Thursday September 25th, 2014

A ball signed by Derek Jeter along with the rest of his 1982 Little League team is headed for the auction block.

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A then 8-year old Jeter was a member of the undefeated Oakwood Little League squad, and the team signed a ball to give to coach Donald Marshall after the season.

Don Marshall via NY Daily News

The longtime-Yankees shortstop's signature stands out among the others for more than the obvious reason, as the pen ran out of ink part of the way through his signature, so he wrote it with two different colors of ink, according to the New York Daily News.

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Marshall said he decided to part with the ball after 30 years now, while interest in Jeter memorabilia is at a fever pitch., Bids for the ball will begin at $1,000.

-Brendan Maloy
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