Before I continue, below are links showing hundreds of examples of forged Mickey Mantle baseballs, photos, etc. found on Ebay (the most dangerous place to buy autographs if you're a casual collector or impulse buyer).
Here's a good laugh!!!
Check out the below forged "Mickey Mantle" bat listed by Ebay seller Bostonticketgal.
The worthless hologram on the bat reads "HSM."
HSM is Hollywood and Sports Memorabilia.
I have yet to observe one authentic autograph with a COA from Hollywood and Sports Memorabilia (HSM).
Look at this crap listed by Ebay seller Bostonticketgal.