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Lot # 196: 1949 "The Changing Game of Baseball", Black Stars Dominate NEW Game (Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby)

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 26 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "October Monthly 2017",
which ran from 10/18/2017 2:45 AM to
10/28/2017 8:00 PM

In one of the coolest photographs we have ever handled, this is an image that somehow captures the changing game of baseball and the shift in racial ideas in America without saying a single word! Two years after baseball was a "White's Only Club" it captures some of the biggest stars in the game, all men of color, as they symbolize victory in the war against racism. Included of course are the two men who broke the color barrier in their respective leagues (Jackie Robinson and Larry Doby) as well as Roy Campanella, Don Newcombe and Luke Easter. This is the only example of this image we have ever seen in any form and it grades nearly perfect! An incredible piece of baseball history that is being offered here for the first time ever!

Size: 5.25x6.5
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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