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Lot # 46: 1933 Babe Ruth and Jacob Ruppert, "Salary Dispute at Spring Training"

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 4 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "Spring Collectors Auction 2023",
which ran from 4/11/2023 12:00 AM to
4/29/2023 8:00 PM

1933 Spring training photograph of the biggest name in baseball Babe Ruth and the owner of the Yankees Jacob Ruppert as the two Hall of Famers pose together for a tense photograph during the height of a salary dispute. Ruth wanted $60,000 but Ruppert was offering $50,000. Despite not playing in any games, Ruth was working out with the team just in case they could reach an agreement. A rare photograph from the International News and stamped on the back with a full paper caption,

Size: 6.5x8.5
Designation: Vintage 1(b)
Condition: 4.5/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 9/10

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