19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,000
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
BABE RUTH, LOU GEHRIG & WANER BROS. PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famers Babe Ruth (1895-1948) and Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) of the New York Yankees along with Hall of Fame Brothers Paul Waner (1903-1965) and Lloyd Waner (1906-1982) of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The players faced off during the 1927 World Series which was swept by the Yankees in four games. The photo has been mounted to board and is blank backed.
10 x 7 1/2 in.
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