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1985 Art Rooney Autographed/Inscribed Football Personalized to Sportswriter Dick Schaap

Lot Number 1904

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Get in the holiday spirit with this presentation football. Befriended and beloved by numerous sports personalities and countless legions of fans, Pittsburgh Steelers founding owner Art Rooney (d.1988) was as popular as it gets in the sporting world. Presented is an extensively inscribed football presented to celebrated sportswriter/broadcaster Dick Schaap. Displaying in excellent condition, this fully inflated Official NFL ball is broadly covered on two adjoining panels with an autograph, salutation and inscriptions all in Rooney’s hand. The generously proportioned signature shows dynamic (“9”) strength, as does all of the other writing, which reads in full as “To our good friend Dick Schaap and family Happy Holidays 1985 Art Rooney and the Pittsburgh Steelers Football Club Super Bowl Champions IX-X-XIII-XIV”. Auction LOA from JSA.

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