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    1920's Baseball Movies Photo Collection (4 Pieces) With Rare Babe Ruth Photo. Baseball cemented itself as the "National Pastime" in the 1920's thanks in large part to an adult man they called "Babe." Capitalizing on Baseball's growing popularity was the silver screen crowd from Hollywood. Baseball movies have always been wildly successful dating back to the silent movie era. Offered is a collection of four pieces dating back to the earliest years of the partnership. Includes: 1) "Babe Comes Home" sepia photo with Babe Ruth and Anna Nilsson from 1927. 8 x 10." A lengthy tear has been repaired with tape (PR); 2) "The Bush Leaguer" sepia single weight photo with Monte Blue from 1927. Pencil notations on reverse, tape repair to one corner. (FR); 3) "The Bush Leaguer" sepia single weight photo with Charles Ray from 1927. Top border cropped, measures 10 x 7-3/4" (GD); 4) C. 1920 "The Base Ball Bugs" promo card with Chuck Melvin and Hal Gates. 3-5/8 x 5-1/2" in Black & White (VG).


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