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This original newspaper art is pen & ink on artist's paper, two from the great Jorge Carreno, one of the finest sports artists of all, this is some of his earliest work. 1) Legendary Roberto Ortiz as a member of the 1947 Mexican Red Devils. 2) 1946 Lloyd Davenport on Mexico's Nuevo Laredo BBC. This outfielder and famed manager was in on some of the great Negro League teams: Chicago American Giants, Philadelphia Stars, Memphis Red Sox, Pittsburgh Crawfords, Birmingham Black Barons & Cleveland Buckeyes. The pieces measure 7.5x11" and 8.25x11", overall in EX-MT condition.
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