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Lot # 48: 1935 Babe Ruth, "Reflecting on His Hall of Fame Career" Boston Braves Unique Photo

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 20 (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



1935 Poignant photograph of a pensive Babe Ruth as he sits with Emil Fuchs of the Boston Braves (owner) and looks over the field during spring training. It was a period of massive reflection for Ruth as he was passed over by the Yankees for a coaching job and took his aging talents back to Boston as a member of the Braves. He hoped that by going to the worst team in baseball, he could reinvent himself and get a job as a manager, but they would use his name to sell tickets and dump him as well. A thought provoking snapshot image that presents well with note to a small area of paper loss on the upper left corner, this is completely unique and a powerful work of photography!

Size: 2.75x4.5
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 3/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 8/10

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