19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
1937 CIUDAD TRUJILLO TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Original team photograph of the 1937 Ciudad Trujillo Los Dragones, considered one of the greatest teams ever assembled. The photo features seventeen members of the team including Hall of Famers Satchell Paige (1906-1982), Josh Gibson (1911-1947), James “Cool Papa” Bell (1903-1991) as well as Cuban Hall of Famers Lazaro Salazar and Silvio Garcia. An inscription on the front of the image is unidentifiable, while the players have all been identified on the verso in pencil.
10 x 6 1/4 in.
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