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    1930's-40's Chicago Cubs & White Sox Signed (32) & Unsigned (99) Photographs by George Burke. The most decorated baseball photographer of the pre-war period was based in Chicago, so it's little wonder that the Cubs and White Sox franchises would be well-documented. Here we present an enormous selection of 4x6" images, the majority featuring Burke's stamping on verso. Thirty-two of the photos are signed, with notables including Hall of Famers Luke Appling (two different), Ted Lyons and Red Faber. Donie Bush and Sam Mele are among the other names, and all signatures rate 8/10 or better. Most of the images are of minor figures, but Burleigh Grimes, Chuck Connors, Babe Dahlgren, Tex Carleton are among those pictured. Photos average EX-MT.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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