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Lot # 41: 1939 Lou Gehrig, "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth" Iconic Photo from Lou Gehrig Day!

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 2 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "April Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 4/8/2021 8:00 PM to
4/24/2021 8:00 PM



One of the most incredible and lasting images ever taken on the diamond is that of a sobbing Lou Gehrig as he recounts his days with the New York Yankees, proclaiming himself "the luckiest man on the face of the earth" despite a terminal illness. A rare image in any form, this is a 1970's re-strike which is still a nearly fifty year old example. Exceptional condition and it presents like an original from 1939.

Size: 7x9
Designation: Non-Vintage (1970's)(b)
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 4/5
Overall Grade: 9/10

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