19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 3,000
Estimate USD 500 - USD 700
RUTH, GEHRIG, COBB & SPEAKER PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famers Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees, and Ty Cobb and Tris Speaker of the Philadelphia Athletics on Opening Day, 1928. The verso is stamped Property of the Sporting News and features a caption tag dated 4-11-28.
8 x 6 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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