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1954-1963 News- and Wire-Photos Collection with Scarce Large-Format Varieties (10)

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $296.25

This collection of original news photos and wire photos is highlighted by four scarce large-format (14 x 11 inches) examples. Original News Photos (6): 1) 14 x 11-inch panoramic view, taken from the perspective of the first-base mezzanine, capturing Bobby Richardson and the other Yankees players circling the bases following Richardson's grand slam in Game 3 of the 1960 World Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates. UPI credit stamp on reverse. Accompanied by its original paper news caption, dated "10/8/60." Vg, with a tear in the lower right corner, plus a few additional border tears and light creasing. 2) 14 x 11-inch photo of Joe DiMaggio in mid swing during the 1963 New York Yankees Old Timers' Day Game. Jim Hegan is catching and Al Schacht is umpiring. Don Rice (New York Herald Tribune) photo credit and "Jul 27 1963" date stamp on reverse, as well as handwritten pencil notations describing the scene. Vg, with minor creasing and edge tears. 3) 14 x 11-inch photo capturing Pee Wee Reese and Don Newcombe (each in a Dodgers uniform) posing together with Jackie Robinson (street clothes) during the 1963 New York Yankees Old Timers' Day Game. Don Rice (New York Herald Tribune) photo credit and "Jul 27 1963" date stamp on reverse, as well as handwritten pencil notations describing the scene. Vg-Ex, with minor creasing. 4) 10 x 8-inch photo of Roger Maris taking a curtain call following his record-breaking 61st home run at Yankee Stadium in 1961. UPI credit stamp on reverse. Accompanied by its original paper news caption, dated 10/2/61. Ex. 5) 8 x 10-inch photo of Joe DiMaggio waving to the crowd at the 1954 New York Yankees Old Timers' Day Game. United Press credit stamp on reverse. Accompanied by its original paper news caption, dated 8/14/54. 6) 10 x 8-inch photo of Joe DiMaggio swinging at a pitch during the 1958 New York Yankees Old Timers' Day Game. Associated Press credit stamp on reverse. Roy Partee catching and Al Schacht umpiring. Accompanied by its original paper news caption (detached, but present), dated 8/9/58. Ex. Wire Photos (4): 1) 14 x 11-inch panoramic view of Mantle circling the bases after his second home run in Game 2 of the 1960 World Series in Pittsburgh. Associated Press. Gd, with clear tape on the front and reverse in repair of a large tear in the lower right. 2) 10 x 8-inch photo of Roger Maris hitting a game-winning home run in Game 3 of the 1961 World Series. Associated Press. Vg-Ex. 3-4) Two 9 x 7-inch photos of Ted Williams at the plate in 1958 and 1959, respectively. Both UPI. Vg overall. Total: 10 photos. Reserve $200. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $296.25


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