19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 13,750
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000
1929 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS SIGNED TEAM PANORAMA
Panoramic photograph of the powerful 1929 Philadelphia Athletics, winners of 104 games, the American League Pennant and the World Series (vs. the Chicago Cubs, four games to one), signed by all 28 members of the team pictured on their respective images. Includes Connie Mack, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Cochrane, Al Simmons, Lefty Grove, Eddie Collins and notables George Earnshaw, Mule Haas, Jimmy Dykes, Bing Miller, Kid Gleason and Homer Summa. Signed in black ink.
Image, 29 1/2 x 7 in.
Framed, 37 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.
Copyright by I. Bodziak, Philadelphia, PA 1929
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