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Lot # 182: 1930 Rogers Hornsby, "Takes Control of the Chicago Cubs" Posing in Uniform

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 16 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Winter Collectors Auction 2022",
which ran from 12/27/2021 4:00 PM to
1/15/2022 8:00 PM



At the end of the 1930 season, Cubs fiery young manager Joe McCarthy announced his intentions not to return to the club for 1931 and in response, he was told just to not show up for the end of the season. He was replaced by outstanding player, but pretty bad manager, Rogers Hornsby. Here "Rajah" poses on the dugout steps and seems pretty pleased at the opportunity despite the circumstances. Issued by Pacific and Atlantic and stamped on the back with a paper caption as well.

Size: 6.5x8.5
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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