19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,750
Estimate USD 300 - USD 500
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT FIRST PITCH PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945) tossing out the ceremonial first pitch of the 1938 season, before the Washington Senators game against the Philadelphia Athletics, April 18th, 1938. In addition to Roosevelt, Hall of Famers Connie Mack, Clark Griffith and Bucky Harris are also pictured. The verso is stamped International News Photos and has an affixed caption tag.
10 x 8 in.
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