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Major League Baseball Catcher Ernie Lombardi Attempts Suicide Wire Photo (1953)

Major League Baseball Catcher Ernie Lombardi Attempts Suicide Wire Photo (1953)

The two-time former NL batting champ and MVP battled with demons throughout his baseball career and beyond. This photo was released on April 9, 1953, a day after he slashed his own throat and resisted efforts by police to rush him to a hospital. Wire Photo with front caption. Original press clipping. NRMT. 9x7”.


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