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Gehrig Baseball Glove Set to Hit Auction Block

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A signed Lou Gehrig baseball glove could fetch up to $300,000 at an upcoming auction.

The glove was a gift from Gehrig to a 12-year-old son of a songwriter more than 80 years ago.

The autographed mitt is enscribed with the words "To Howard. I hope you have much luck with this glove as I did. Lou Gehrig.''

It refers to Howard Henderson, now a retired architect living in Connecticut.

While there's no proof that Gehrig used the actual glove in any baseball games, organizers selling the glove on behalf of Henderson say there are pictures of Gehrig wearing similar glove in the 1930s.

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