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    1921 Babe Ruth Original News Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 1--Used for Several Trading Cards. If the pose looks familiar, you're likely recalling one of several trading cards that made use of this photo snapped during the Babe's second season in pinstripes. With the fisherman to his left cropped from the shot, this image has appeared in the 1922 American Caramel, 1922 Eastern Exhibit and 1923 W572 sets. The paper caption is present but detached, explaining that the fisherman and Ruth were engaged in a contest to see if the former could cast a weighted line as far as Ruth could hit a baseball. He could not. Photo measures 6.5x8.5". Tack holes in border, general storage wear, otherwise no problems of note. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.

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