Original news photo capturing twenty-nine members of the World Champion New York Giants posing together on the field at the Polo Grounds in 1921. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA and certified as an original Type 1 news photograph. The original Underwood & Underwood paper news caption, dated “10/5/21,” remains affixed to the reverse. The caption identifies each of the players pictured, including George Kelly, Casey Stengel, Frankie Frisch, Dave Bancroft, Ross Youngs, Hughie Jennings (coach), Irish Meusel, Art Nehf, and Frank Snyder. October 5th
marked the first game of the World Series between the Giants and their inner-city rivals, the New York Yankees. It would be the first of three consecutive World Series meetings between the two teams, with the Giants winning the first two and the Yankees the third. The photo (10 x 8 inches) displays a few small edge tears and light creases. In Very Good to Excellent condition overall. Reserve $300. Estimate (open).
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