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    1929 Babe Ruth Signed & Unsigned Photographs. While we certainly cannot verify this fact, and we would be the last to slander our beloved Babe, the source of this remarkable photograph collection suggested that the young lady posing with Ruth in the signed photograph offered here was actually the Bambino's mistress. Regardless of the specific nature of the relationship, there clearly was some sort of unique friendship between these two, as the small removed scrapbook pages from a trip to St. Petersburg, Florida reveal three fantastic snapshots of the Yankees legend, both suited up in pinstripes and looking quite sporty in a suit coat, knickers and wingtips, posing with a fancy convertible car. Most notable, of course, is the first image, as it not only pictures the Babe in uniform, with the balance of the Yankee team running drills in the distance behind him, but it bears a very strong 8.5/10 black fountain pen inscription, "Sincerely, Babe Ruth." While any signed Ruth photograph is cause for celebration, the one of a kind nature of this personal snapshot only adds to the vast collecting appeal. The signed photograph measures 3.25x5" in size, with the others identical in image size but trimmed of their white borders. Also here are a few more photos of the folks in the photos with the Babe at various other Florida locales, including a charming image of the rather stout older ladies at the beach wearing the latest in 1920's swimwear. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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