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    1929 "All-America Board of Baseball" Team Original News Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 1. Founded by baseball's first agent, Christy Walsh, the All-America Board of Baseball issued award certificates to an All-Star team of players selected by Babe Ruth and a board of leading sportswriters during the late 1920's and 1930's. Each player selected to this All-Star team also received a colorful All-America sweater.

    The fantastic image on offer here is a a who's who of baseball greats for 1929, appearing together in honor of being chosen as one of baseball's finest. Pictures Babe Ruth, Al Simmons, Hack Wilson, Lefty Grove, Pie Traynor, Guy Bush, Mickey Cochrane, Rogers Hornsby, and Jimmie Foxx. Most are in uniform. Great stamp on back: "Babe Ruth with his All-Star Team. Amer - Oct 9, 1929." Corner wear, chipping, and some creases. Still amazing when you consider the clarity and star power on display. Measures 7.25x11". Full LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,500 - up.

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