Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1923 Babe Ruth & President Warren G. Harding at Yankee Stadium Grand Opening Original News Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 1. A twenty-eight-year-old Babe Ruth reaches over the red/white/blue bunting to shake the hand of President Warren G. Harding who was on hand to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the brand new Yankee Stadium. Harding has a hearty laugh and Ruth plays to the paparazzi while donning his classic pinstripes. Dignitaries and fans in the background all appear to be focused on the two main attractions. Later, Ruth would christen his new home with a monumental blast. The image exhibits some light rippling on the borders but is otherwise spectacular. "International News Reel" paper caption with "4-24-23" date is affixed on the verso along with a "April 27, 1923 NEA" stamp. Measures 9.75x7.75". LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 25
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 592

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 5 days left to consign to the 2019 May 16 - 17 Spring Sports Memorabilia Catalog Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I just wanted to let you know how thrilled I am with the results of the auction. Friday night was a blast. I had a hard time sleeping I was so pumped up.
    Rob Fouch,
    Valley Stream, NY
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 February 23 - 24 Platinum Sports Auction - Dallas
    2019 February 23 - 24 Platinum Sports Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $9,396,040