This game-used baseball was personally hand-signed by Jose Altuve vs. the Oakland Athletics on August 9, 2015 with the inscription "GAME USED 15." It has been obtained under the auspices of the MLB Authentication Program and can be verified by its numbered hologram at MLB.com. It also comes with an individually numbered, tamper-evident hologram from Fanatics Authentic. To ensure authenticity, the hologram can be reviewed online. This process helps to ensure that the product purchased is authentic and eliminates any possibility of duplication or fraud.