Description

    1939 Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig at the World Series Original News Photograph, PSA/DNA Type II. With their playing days and bad blood behind them, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig share a laugh before Game Two of the 1939 World Series in this photograph. Gehrig, who had delivered his Luckiest Man speech three months prior, is in uniform as the dapper Ruth cradles a bat on the offered photo - deemed Type II. A caption is glue affixed on back which carries over to the front. Two "World Wide Photos" rubber stamps are visible on the reverse. Photo is later issued circa 1940s image restruck by World Wide Photos off the original 1939 glass plate negative. Full LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 2.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $400 - up.

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    This lot is in: 3 - Sports Collectibles Session
    (Lots 82741-83861) - 10:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, November 18, 2017.
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