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    1922 Babe Ruth Spring Training Home Run Original News Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 1. This very early Babe Ruth Yankees image dates from March 15, 1922, commemorating his first home run of training camp. The slug on the verso refers to Ruth as being the highest paid player, with a bonus of $500 per home run hit, and most humorously, the note that "Ruth has much superfluous weight to free himself of." Good thing Babe never took the reporter's advice, as that "superfluous weight" is likely what helped propel his moon shots into the bleachers over 700 times! Photo measures 5.5x7.25" and is marked "Pacific and Atlantic" as well as "N.E.A." on the back. Top left corner is clipped to leave it in technically Poor condition, but the right matting job will easily square the image up for display. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.

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    August, 2015
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