1936 Original New York Yankees Team News Photo

Sold For: $360

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 1679

Item Year: 1936

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Original news photo capturing the 1936 World Champion New York Yankees in a classic team pose. Twenty-seven members of the club are pictured here posing together in front of the grandstands in their road uniforms, including Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, manager Joe McCarthy, Earle Combs, Tony Lazzeri, Bill Dickey, Lefty Gomez, and Red Ruffing. The original International News Photos paper caption is affixed to the reverse, which reads in part: "First posed picture of Yanks since winning pennant." The Yankees defeated their crosstown rivals, the New York Giants, in six games in the 1936 World Series, thus marking the start of four consecutive World Championships for the "Bronx Bombers." The photo (10 x 6 inches) displays a few light surface wrinkles (most only visible when viewed at certain angles, and is otherwise in apparent Excellent condition. Matted and framed (with double-sided glass so that the news caption can be read) to total dimensions of 16 x 12 inches. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.


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