19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
EDDIE CICOTTE PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Eddie Cicotte (1884-1969) as a member of the Chicago White Sox, c.1915. Cicotte was one of the eight members of the Chicago White Sox banned from baseball for life for throwing games in the 1919 World Series. The verso is stamped LEADER SPORTS and inscribed Cicotte likes Cleveland products, although beaten in Wednesdays game with the Naps, White Sox pitcher likes Cleveland goods and buys White Motor Car in pencil.
9 x 7 1/4 in.
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From bats and photographs to contracts and personal letters, a selection from The Golden Age of Baseball sale
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