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Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra Signed Vintage 1950s News Photos
Starting Bid - $100, Sold For - $593
1) Original United Press photo of Mickey Mantle holding the ball he hit for his twentieth home run of the season on July 22, 1954, at Yankee Stadium. The tenth-inning walk-off home run gave the Yankees a 4-3 victory over the White Sox in the first game of a double header. Signed by Mantle in blue Sharpie (grading "10") on the front. A United Press stamp appears on the reverse, as does the original paper news caption. 7 x 9 inches. Vg-Ex, with a few light creases and a tiny chip in the lower right corner. 2) Original United Press photo of Yogi Berra enjoying a 3D comic book. Signed by Berra in blue Sharpie (grading "10") across the front. A United Press stamp appears on the reverse, as does a partial clipping of the Brooklyn Eagle newspaper in which this photo first appeared. The clipping is dated "Aug 30 1953," while a separate date stamp on the reverse of "Aug 31 1953" records the date the photo was filed in the Brooklyn Eagle archives. 7 x 9 inches. Vg, with editorial marks and moderate creasing. Total: 2 photos. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $100. Estimate $300+. SOLD FOR $593
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