Lot # 2886: 1938 New York Giants Opening Day Large-Format Composite Photograph with Babe Ruth

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Item was in Auction "REA Spring 2020",
which ran from 4/3/2020 3:00 PM to
4/19/2020 6:00 PM

Large-format composite photo, issued by the Dispatch Photo News Service, capturing the action at the New York Giants home opener in 1938. As shown here, Babe Ruth was present during the pre-game ceremonies and Mayor Fiorella LaGuardia threw out the first pitch. The original paper news caption remains affixed to the reverse. The photo (17 x 14 inches) four moderate-to-heavy vertical creases and is in Good to Very Good condition. Reserve $100. Estimate (open).

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