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Lot # 60: 1961 Sal Durante, "Poses with $5000 Check Roger Maris' 61st Home Run Ball"

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1961 Photograph of Sal Durante, the man who caught Roger Maris' 61st home run ball and used the money for selling the ball to marry his fiancé (pictured with him) receiving his $5000 check for the ball. Durante became a celebrity across the nation and his story is intertwined with Maris' record blast forever. A crystal clear dated original from the Associated Press and with a full paper caption, this is the finest image of Durante we have handled and it grades a perfect 10/10!

Size: 7x9
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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