19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,375
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
1924 WORLD SERIES PANORAMA
WASHINGTON SENATORS VS. NEW YORK GIANTS
Panoramic photograph taken at Griffith Stadium before of the final game (Game 7) of the 1924 World Series between the Washington Senators and New York Giants. The Senators went on to win the contest, securing their first and only World Series title. Features a multitude of personalities including President Calvin Coolidge, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Walter Johnson, Bucky Harris, Goose Goslin, Sam Rice, John McGraw, Hughie Jennings, Frankie Frisch, Travis Jackson, Hack Wilson, George Kelly, Freddie Lindstrom, Billy Southworth, Bill Terry, Ross Youngs, and Umpires Bill Klem and Tommy Connelly.
Image, 39 1/2 x 9 in.
Framed, 48 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.
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