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Lot # 77: 1914 Home Run Baker, "Deadball Era Slugger" Stunning Batting Photo by Paul Thompson

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 33 (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

1914 Head to toe batting photograph of Frank "Home Run" Baker, power hitting specialist of the deadball era showing photographers how he slammed the ball during batting practice before the start of the World Series. One of his greatest images ever taken, this captures the youthful slugger in suspended animation, forever holding his follow through at the height of his career. Taken by noted photographer Paul Thompson and loaned to Washington DC photographers Harris and Ewing, this is one the finest, if not THE finest image of Baker ever taken. Crystal clear so that even the threads of his socks are visible and in great shape overall. This is a fantastic specimen for the collector or investor who wants the best!

Size: 5x7
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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