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Lot # 249: 1946 Johnny Taylor, "Negro League Pitching Star" Incredible Profile Photograph

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 8 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "June Collectors Auction 2022",
which ran from 6/27/2022 2:00 PM to
7/9/2022 8:00 PM



Johnny Taylor was a mainstay of the Negro Leagues from 1935-1944, pitching in a ton of games and going 7-2 for the Pittsburgh Crawfords in 1938. When this incredible profile shot was taken in 1946, he was left to wonder what could have been if he had been just a bit younger as Jackie Robinson had just been signed by the Dodgers! This is one of the only images of Taylor known to exist and it is a unique new discovery that is being offered here for the first time ever!

Size: 4.5x4.75
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 9.5/10

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