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    1903 W601 Sporting Life Composite Photograph Portfolio. John Esch Collection. From 1902 to 1911, the national sports publication Sporting Life issued a series of portfolios that featured team composite photographs of Major League teams, as well as some minor league teams. The folios measure 13" x 14" and feature paper covers which are bound by string. This lot features the 1903 edition, which is in VG condition. The string binding is intact and the edges of the front and back covers exhibit some minor paper loss and creasing. Some highlights are the Pittsburgh Pirates composite, which features Honus Wagner; the Philadelphia A's composite, which depicts Connie Mack and Rube Waddell; and the image of the Butte team of the Pacific Northwest League with the image of future Black Sox Buck Weaver. Please see our website for additional information.

    More Information: Photos include: Pittsburgh (Wagner, Clarke, Chesbro, Dreyfuss), Philadelphia AL (Mack, Plank, Waddell), Toronto- Eastern League, Indianapolis- AA, Kansas City- Western League, Nashville- Southern League, Rockford- Triple I League, Butte- Pacific Northwest League (Buck Weaver), Manchester- New England League, New Haven- Connecticut League, Albany- New York League.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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