Large Baseball Wire Photograph Collection (244)
Huge lot with fantastic action shots, great moments, celebrations, and tributes. Captured in these amazing wire photos, there is no other medium that can give you this kind of closeness to the game. 65% of total is the New York Yankees with (12) Maris, (5) DiMaggio, & (32) Mantle. Three have been framed: The 1933 American All Star team with (Lazzeri, Foxx, Chapman, Ferrell, Gehringer, Gehrig, Ruth, Mack, Cronin, Grove, Dickey, Gomez & Ferrell) – framed to 7.75x9.75”, second game of 1916 World Series in progress between Red Sox & Brooklyn Robins (6x11”), & an unbelievable aerial shot of the first World Series (1903) in Boston – framed to 8.5x10.5”. One photo mounted on wooden plaque: a photo of Nippy Jones and Hank Aaron in locker room after the 1957 World Series game. Plate below reads “Shoe Polish Incident 1957 World Series Yankees vs. Braves”. Plaque is 12x15”. Lot is EX to EX-MT. Most are original prints. A few are second generation.