19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,250
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
1935 NEW YORK CUBANS TEAM PHOTOGRAPH
Original team photograph of the 1935 New York Cuban Giants, picturing eighteen members of the first year squad including Hall of Famer Martin Dihigo (1906-1971) and standouts Alejandro Oms, Luis Tiant Sr. and Frank Duncan. The front is inscribed New York Cubans, Base Ball Team, Abril 20 – 35, Jacksonville, Florida with players identified with numbers in black ink, and the verso lists the players’ names in black ink.
9 x 7 in.
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