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Lot # 170: 1918 "WWI Spreads the Game of Baseball", Teaching the Game to German Prisoner

Starting Bid: $25.00

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Item was in Auction "Summer Premier Auction 2019",
which ran from 7/14/2019 11:30 PM to
8/3/2019 8:00 PM



1918 Photograph of an American soldier teaching the game of baseball to a German prisoner. Similar to the game being expanded during the Civil War, this is a cool photo of the genesis of baseball becoming a world-wide game. Stamped on the back with a short caption from the Western Newspaper Union.

Size: 6x8
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 2/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 7/10

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