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    1925 Walter Johnson Original Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 1. Ty Cobb recalling the first time he saw Walter Johnson: "On August 2, 1907, I encountered the most threatening sight I ever saw in the ball field...He was a tall, shambling galoot of about twenty, with arms so long they hung far out of his sleeves, and with a sidearm delivery that looked unimpressive at first glance...The first time I faced him, I watched him take that easy windup. And then something went past me that made me flinch...We couldn't touch him...every one of us knew we'd met the most powerful arm ever turned loose in a ball park."

    The Big Train" was captured during Spring Training toward the end of his career in this spectacular original image. Measuring at 6.5x8.5", it displays tape around the back perimeter, while exhibiting moderate wear throughout. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.


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