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Lot # 206: 1924 Dazzy Vance, "Portrait of a Young Ace" Early Career Brooklyn Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "February Collectors Auction 2019",
which ran from 1/30/2019 3:00 PM to
2/16/2019 8:00 PM

Dazzy Vance is a weird anomaly in the history of Baseball. He broke into the Major Leagues in 1915 and was pretty bad. He re-emerged in 1922 but toiled in mediocrity for a few more years before his breakout season in 1924 when he would romp over the National League to the tune of a 28-6 record while leading the League in ERA and Strikeouts (winning The Pitching Triple Crown). The offered image is from this breakout season, issued by the Keystone View Company, and it features a great portrait pose of Vance in Brooklyn uniform. Image has a small label from when it was re-used in 1930 by the Christian Science Monitor, but the stamp on the back solidfies this as a "vintage 1" example and it presents nicely with pinholes and some indentations being the only flaws.

Size: 6x8
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 2.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 7.5/10

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