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Lot # 6: 1951 Mickey Mantle, "Rookie Outfielder Leads the New-Look Yankees" Vintage Team Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 39 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "August Collectors Auction 2021",
which ran from 8/2/2021 6:00 PM to
8/21/2021 8:00 PM

Original 1951 photograph of the New York Yankees in uniform and posing at the ballpark. While you would think the final season for Joe DiMaggio would have been the story, 1951 is better remembered for being the first year of mega-star Mickey Mantle. Pictured fifth from the right in the middle row, Mantle looks like he just walked off his high school field and into Yankee Stadium. While most of the 1951 Yankees team photos are re-strikes, this one is absolutely authentic silver gelatin original in great shape and is actually a slightly angled pose we have never seen before. A nearly perfect example and the finest image of the 1951 Yankees team we have ever handled!

Size: 8x10
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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