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).
Check out this forged Mickey Mantle/Ted Williams baseball sold by Ebay seller Tis007 for a whopping $355.00.
Below is a link to another thread on Ebay seller Tis007 when he was Ebay seller Tivan077.
One of the biggest scams on Ebay for the last 10-15 years is Ebay sellers of forgeries using an old/copied/edited Scoreboard COA to sell their forgeries.
This is not a Scoreboard product!!!
With Ebay so heavily-populated with delusional autograph collectors and impulse buyers, it does not shock me that this garbage sold.
These are laughable forgeries, but selling forgeries is easy on Ebay.
This forged Mickey Mantle/Ted Williams was penned by a moron.
Look at this crap.
Here's another forged Mickey Mantle baseball listed by Ebay seller Tis007.
It's amazing; with the wealth of information out there, people are still buying garbage like the crap above.