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    1929 Babe Ruth Original Photograph by Underwood & Underwood, PSA/DNA Type 1. Following back-to-back World Series championship seasons, Babe Ruth appears ready for the daily grind of another campaign. According to the "4/19/29" pencil dating on the reverse, the offered 6x7.75" photograph was taken at the early stages of the '29 season, one which the Yankees would again dominate the headlines and reach the World Series. Ruth is wearing his famous number and warming up here. Opening Day of 1929 was the first time which the Yankees wore numbers on the back of their jerseys. The innovation was quickly adopted by other teams and became commonplace. A photographer service stamp and pencil notations, including the date, are all featured on the reverse. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.


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