19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,375
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
SATCHEL PAIGE PHOTOGRAPH
Original photograph of Hall of Famer pitcher Leroy “Satchel” Paige (1906-1982) as a member of the 1941 New York Black Yankees, along with Hall of Famers “Big” Ed Walsh, “Pete” Alexander and New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. The verso is stamped Photo by Graphic House, Please Credit Eileen Darby and is inscribed 5-11-41 Mayor Laguardia at Yankee Stadium in black marker.
9 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.
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