Original LeRoy Neiman baseball art heading to online auction; highlights include Mantle, Ruth

  • by: ULA ILNYTZKY , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 8, 2014 - 9:30 AM

NEW YORK — Artist LeRoy Neiman had never tried drawing on a baseball until he sketched a player on one as a favor to a marketing executive. Over the next three decades, Neiman drew on 129 balls for his friend, capturing some of baseballs' greatest players in action.

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