19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,500
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
1938 EAST ALL STARS (NEGRO LEAGUE) TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Team photograph of the 1938 East All Stars of the Sixth Annual East - West (Negro League) Ball Game played on August 21st, 1938 at Chicago's Comiskey Park, featuring Hall of Famers Buck Leonard, Willie Wells, Oscar Charleston and Biz Mackey along with standouts Sam Bankhead, Wild Bill Wright and Edsall Walker. Originally from the Collection of Buck Leonard.
Image, 14 x 10 1/2 in.
Framed, 20 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.
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