19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
1929 PHILADELPHIA ATHLETICS TEAM PANORAMIC PHOTOGRAPH
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. Features Hall of Famers 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.
Image, 29 1/2 x 7 in.
Framed, 39 x 16 1/2 in.
Copyright by I. Bodziak, Philadelphia, PA, 1929
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