Lot # 200: 1906 World Champions Chicago White Sox "Hitless Wonders" Oversized Team Postcard

Starting Bid: $200.00

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Item was in Auction "REA Summer 2019",
which ran from 7/26/2019 12:15 PM to
8/18/2019 6:00 PM

Graded VG 40 by SGC. Oversized real-photo postcard capturing Charles Comiskey and his 1906 World Champion Chicago White Sox, baseball's legendary "hitless wonders." Twenty-three team members are pictured in a traditional team pose, including Comiskey, player/manager Fielder Jones, Ed Walsh, Frank Owen, Nick Altrock, Frank Isbell, Billy Sullivan, Jiggs Donohue, George Davis, and Ed Hahn. The photo is captioned "White Sox" in white lettering along the base. The photographer's copyright, "1906 Fred H. Wagner Chicago" appears in the lower left corner. The 1906 White Sox were known as the "hitless wonders" for their lack of offense. Despite their extremely limited success at the plate, the White Sox shocked the baseball world by defeating the powerful Chicago Cubs, winners of a then-record 116 games, in the World Series. The postcard (6.75 x 4.75 inches) has not been mailed and displays no writing on the reverse. Minor wear is evident at each corner, as is a small crease and abrasion in the lower right. Reserve $200. Estimate (open).

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