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    1961 Mickey Mantle & Roger Maris Original Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 1. We can't image a better photograph of the M&M Boys from 1961. The home run heroes are back-to-back with Yankee Stadium providing the perfect backdrop. Their battle for Babe Ruth's record was in full swing when this 7x9" was taken July 26. At that juncture, Mantle had 39 homers while Maris had 40. A multitude of date stamps are found on back as this offering was used for a lot of purposes through the years. A caption and "The New York Times" stamps are on the reverse. The definitive photo from the home run race which would grab national headlines. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $600 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    26th Friday
    Auction Dates
    August
    23rd Friday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    35 Days
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