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5 vintage photographs showing the 1942 Negro National League champions the Homestead Grays. 1) "Infield 1942" features Sam Bankhead, Howard Easterling, Buck Leonard, Jud Wilson, Jim Williams and Lick Carlisle all wearing their classic Grays uniforms. 16 x 10" and each player's name is written in pencil beneath his picture. 2) "Heavy Hitters, 1942" shows Howard Easterling, Sam Bankhead, Jim Williams and the great Josh Gibson all holding bats on their shoulders. Their names are written in pencil underneath their pictures. 9" X 12". 3) Another titled "Heavy Hitters 1942" features David Whatley, Jerry Benjamin and Buck Leonard holding their bats on the field. 10 x 8 1/2".4) "Outfield 1942" shows player-manager Vic Harris, David Whatley and Jerry Benjamin wearing their Grays jerseys and holding their gloves. 10 x 10 1/2". 5) "Pitchers 1942" shows six Grays hurlers including J.C. Hamilton, Raymond Brown, Ray Parlow and Johnny Wright. Again, the names of the players are written in pencil below their photographs. 15 x 10". At one time these photographs were all connected as part of a huge panorama but they are now separated and placed neatly in this album of rarely seen Negro League photos. Overall grade: EX
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