19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,875
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
1927 HILLSDALE DAISIES AND CUBAN STARS OPENING DAY PANORAMA
Panoramic photograph commemorating Opening Day of the 1927 Eastern Colored League season between the Hillsdale Daisies and the Cuban Stars. Players featured include Hall of Famers Martin Dihigo and Biz Mackey and standouts including Alejandro Oms. Imprinted "Opening Game Eastern Colored League - Mayo Island Park - Richmond - Va - May - 3 - 1927".
Image, 19 x 6 in.
Framed, 28 x 13 in.
"The Browns" Rich. Va
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