1931 Philadelphia Athletics Panoramic Photo

Sold For: $540

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1923

Item Year: 1931

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Panoramic photo capturing twenty-nine members of the 1931 American League Champion Philadelphia Athletics posing together in front of the stands at Shibe Park. Included here are manager Connie Mack, Jimmie Foxx, Mickey Cochrane, Eddie Collins, Al Simmons, Lefty Grove, and Waite Hoyt. The caption along the base reads "American League Champions Baseball Club of 1931." The photographer's credit, "Wagner Studios, Phila. Pa.," appears in the lower right. 1931 marked the final year of Connie Mack's last great dynasty, which saw the club win three pennants and two World Championships between the years 1929 and 1931. The photo (19 x 11 inches; visible dimensions) displays a small edge tear along the top right border, as well as few light-to-moderate creases. In Excellent condition overall. Matted and framed to total dimensions of 30 x 22 inches. The substantial size/weight of this item requires that there will be a shipping charge for this lot (which will vary depending upon where it is being shipped). The shipping charge will be billed separately from the auction invoice. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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