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Lot # 118: 1922 George Sisler and Ray Schalk, "Baseball Superstars in the Photo Studio" Amazing Image

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 17 (Bid History)

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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

In 1922, George Sisler and Ray Schalk joined each other for an unusual photography session in an unknown studio and took some of the coolest images of the era. Both were in full uniform and the images were taken indoors. Reminiscent of the Old Judge baseball cards of fifty years earlier, there are a few different poses of Schalk and Sisler alone, with this one being the only example of both together we have seen. Feigning action, Sisler is watching the ball sail away while Schalk is holding his mask and also pretending to watch the flight of the ball. Issued by Underwood and Underwood, this is the only example of this amazing work of baseball art we have ever seen and it presents well with a paper caption as well. One of the coolest baseball photographs ever taken and offered here for the first time ever!

Size: 7.25x9
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 3/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 8/10

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