1942 BASEBALL WRITERS AWARDS NEWS SERVICE PHOTO W/HOF'ERS DiMAGGIO/GREENBERG/OTT.
Bidding has ended for this item.
Thank you for visiting our past auction results. If you have an identical (or similar) to this auction item, please call or contact us to discuss. We look forward to speaking with you.
(Includes 18% Buyer's Premium)
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:00:00 PM (20 Minute Clock Begins At Wednesday, August 21, 2019 9:00:00 PM)
Merkin Baseball Auction #1
6.5x8.5" glossy shows all three players holding personalized plaques. Hank Greenberg is wearing Army Sgt. Uniform with plaque showing him saluting with American flag in background, Joe DiMaggio is in tuxedo holding plaque with him swinging bat with Yankee Stadium in background, and Mel Ott is wearing tuxedo holding plaque showing him in uniform with stadium in background. Photo has attached International News photo paper caption dated February 1, 1942 for annual dinner of the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association held in the grand ballroom of the Hotel Commodore. Greenberg was honored as baseball soldier of the year, DiMaggio was honored as the player of the year and Ott, who was the new manager of the New York Giants, was rewarded for his contributions to baseball. Surface front has a few barely noticeable hairlines just visible in reflected light and paper caption is tanned with age and has players names underlined in ink. Photo is VF. From the Richard Merkin Collection and comes with Hake's COA.
Pictures (click images to zoom in)
Review your bid and press the Confirm Your Bid button below. Important: By confirming your bid, you are agreeing to purchase the item listed below if you are the winning bidder.
You haven't placed any bids.