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Photograph of Negro League Baseball Team, The Cubans

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3075B
Lot:
276
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Auction:
Discovery - 3075B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 09, 2018 4:00PM

Description:

Photograph of Negro League Baseball Team, The Cubans, 10 3/4 x 14 inches, unframed.

Note: The Negro Leagues were a group of professional baseball leagues that featured African American, as well as some Latin American, baseball players from the 1920s through the early 1950s. Because the American League and the National League excluded black ballplayers until 1947, Hall of Famers such as Josh Gibson, Satchel Paige, and Cool Papa Bell spent some or all of their careers playing in the Negro Leagues. Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, and Roy Campanella were just a few of the stars whose play exemplified the quality of the Negro Leagues when they got the chance to join the major leagues.
Estimate $500-700

Handling creases, subtle chemical inconsistencies along lower edge.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Hank Aaron, Roy Campanella, Baseball, Cool Papa Bell, East–West All-Star Game, Homestead Grays players, Jackie Robinson, Josh Gibson, Negro league baseball, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Satchel Paige

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