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Lot # 14: 1989 Ken Griffey Jr., "Seattle Mariners Rookie" One of His Greatest Images Ever Taken

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 31 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Fall Collectors Auction 2022",
which ran from 10/4/2022 12:00 AM to
10/22/2022 8:00 PM



Absolutely beautiful 1989 photograph of Seattle Mariners rookie Ken Griffey Jr. as he stood in the batters box and sized up a pitcher from the Detroit Tigers before stepping to the plate. A full 8x10 and printed on Kodak paper, this is the work of famed photographer Clifton Boutelle and offered here for the first time ever. We also have Boutelle's own contact sheet with this photo circled and a 1989 date for provenance (copy of contact sheet included with this photo). Photo is a perfect 10/10 and even comes with the original glassine envelope from the photographer. In twenty years of selling photography, this is the best image of Ken Griffey Jr. from his rookie season we have ever handled!

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

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