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    1939 Lou Gehrig Day News Photograph. The brave Iron Horse fights back tears as he it fittingly honored by the fans and teammates he never let down over the course of 2,130 consecutive games. This is one of the most famous photos in baseball history, and is presented here in rare Type 1 format. News agency stamping appears on verso. Photo measures 8x10" in size with scattered creasing and tack holes, but none of these issues is particularly distracting, and they must be forgiven in light of the tremendous importance of this first-generation period print.

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    May, 2012
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