19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,000
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
RAY CHAPMAN PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman (1891-1920) as a member of the Cleveland Indians. The verso is inscribed Ray Chapman in pencil and stamped AUG 16 1920 (the day Chapman was fatally hit in the head by a pitch thrown by Yankees pitcher Carl Mays, expiring several hours later).
6 1/4 x 9 1/2 in.
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