Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Circa 1909 Cy Young Photograph by Paul Thompson, PSA/DNA Type 1. If the image looks familiar to you, you're likely a tobacco card collector. This haunting photographic portrait of the sport's most victorious pitcher was utilized by the creators of the T205 tobacco card series of 1911, Young's final season on the mound. Here we find the aging legend gazing skyward from the Cleveland Naps dugout, where esteemed baseball photographer Paul Thompson makes fine use of the contrast of light and shadow. Thompson's stamping and a handwritten identifier, likely Thompson's own, appears on reverse. Photo measures 5x7" and presents in stunning NRMT condition. Certainly one of the most significant Young images ever rendered, from one of the greatest luminaries of early sports photography. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 1.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 779

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% 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 32 days left to consign to the 2018 July 19 - 20 Summer Sports Card Catalog Auction Sports Collectibles Catalog Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am regarding the sale of my hockey jersey. You were great to work with, you answered all my phone calls and e-mails in a prompt manner, and you did a great job marketing the jersey.
    Jack,
    Fairmouth, ME
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 19-20 Spring Sports Card Catalog Auction
    2018 April 19-20 Spring Sports Card Catalog Auction
    REALIZED SO FAR $9,832,590