19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,375
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
1917 CHICAGO WHITE SOX TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Original team photograph of the 1917 World Champion Chicago White Sox, picturing 26 members of the team including the eight players who would eventually be banned from baseball for life for throwing games in the 1919 World Series. Includes Shoeless Joe Jackson, Eddie Cicotte, Buck Weaver, Chick Gandil, Fred McMullen, Swede Risberg, Lefty Williams, Happy Felsch and Hall of Famers Ray Schalk, Eddie Collins and Red Faber. The verso is stamped Underwood & Underwood and features a caption tag dated 9/14/17.
9 1/4 x 7 in.
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