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Shown is Koufax firing the final pitch of the 1963 World Series opener (10/3/63) against the Yankees in Yankee Stadium. The ball sped past pinch hitter Harry Bright for Sandy's series record-breaking 15th strikeout. World Wide Photos stamp. Original paper caption. NRMT. 7 x 9".
This lot is from the legendary San Francisco Examiner Archive (SFXArchive).This is one largest collections ever of historic vintage photos spanning the entire 20th century. The San Francisco Examiner was the first paper acquired by William Randolph Hearst and itself was the subject of the film classic Citizen Kane. The majority of the photographs are fully identified, and back-stamped with dates. Included throughout this auction is a diverse mix of subjects including sports, historical, political, transportation, Hollywood, and all facets of entertainment.
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