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    1962 World Series Game Two Used Baseball. Don't be thrown by the large "#1" boldly penned above the score and date of the game--apparently Schworck was simply keeping track of Giants World Series victories, and their first came in the second game, one that matches the score and date written below. The ONL (Giles) ball exhibits solid use from Jack Sanford's complete game shutout masterpiece at Candlestick Park. Letter of provenance from Bruce Schworck.


    The Ernie Schworck Collection


    With a camera around his neck and a spirit of adventure in his heart, renowned photographer Ernie Schworck spent three decades in the employment of United Press International (UPI), aiming his lens at the most famous figures of twentieth century sport and politics. The collection that follows focuses primarily on the former, Schworck's Los Angeles residency making him a familiar face at Dodger Stadium and Anaheim Stadium. He's best remembered for his creation of some of the most famous photographs of legendary southpaw Sandy Koufax ever captured, images that he populated with hand-notated game used balls that served as living captions for no-hitters, World Series victories and other historic achievements. Schworck wisely retained many of these baseballs for his personal collection, and they make their hobby debut in the lots that follow. Several are accompanied by the photos for which they were created, and all include a letter of provenance from the Schworck family.



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    May, 2014
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