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Lot # 72: 1916 Joe McCarthy, "Young Baseball Hall of Famer" Unique Photo as Louisville Player

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 8 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "May Collectors Auction 2020",
which ran from 5/23/2020 11:00 PM to
6/6/2020 8:00 PM



Joe McCarthy would become the greatest manager in baseball history as the leader of the Yankees in the 1930's and 1940's, but before he took that direction in life, he was a player trying to stick in the big leagues. The offered 1916 photograph is one of the only images of McCarthy alone as a player and not part of a team photo. Despite the creasing and wear, the image remains strong and the youthful face is definitely that of the future Hall of Famer! A unique new discovery offered here for the first time ever and stamped with the date on the back!

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 1/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 6/10

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