Legendary June 2009
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A scarce artifact of the short-lived Federal League, the offered certificate acknowledged ownership of five shares of common stock (valued at $10.00 per share). The ornately embossed, 8-1/4" x 11-1/2" document retains EX/MT display quality with three vertical compacting folds. Even the popularity of baseball could not keep the fledgling Federal League alive for more than a few seasons. Organized in March, 1913, the League was disbanded by the end of 1915. Lawsuits, large financial losses and the inclusion of only a few star players wooed from the Major Leagues hampered efforts by Federal League owners to mount a real challenge for the hearts of fans.
1914 Baltimore Base Ball Club Federal League Stock Certificate1914 Baltimore Base Ball Club Federal League Stock Certificate
1914 Baltimore Base Ball Club Federal League Stock Certificate
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Minimum Bid: $100
Final Bid(Includes Buyers Premium): $720
Number of Bids: 12
Auction closed on: 6/25/2009