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Lot # 237: 1959 Emmett Ashford, "First Black Major League Umpire" Early Photo of Baseball Pioneer

Starting Bid: $25.00

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Item was in Auction "July Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 7/6/2021 1:00 AM to
7/17/2021 8:00 PM

Original 1959 action photo of the first black umpire in major league baseball Emmett Ashford as he overseas a game in the Dominican Republic. A unique new discovery being offered here for the first time ever, the photo is clear and bold presenting in fine condition overall. One of the best images of Ashford ever taken and by far the earliest out there!

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 3/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 7.5/10

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