This official Rawlings National League Baseball was hand signed by Jay Berwanger with the insciption "Heisman 35". The autograph is guaranteed authentic and includes authentication from PSA/DNA. Berwanger (b. 1914-d. 2002) was the first winner of the Downtown Athletic Club Trophy in 1935, which was renamed the Heisman Trophy the following year. After an outstanding collegiate career at the University of Chicago, Berwanger became the first-ever player drafted in the inaugural NFL Draft in 1936.