1941 BROOKLYN DODGERS PITCHERS WINNING TRIO NEWS SERVICE PHOTO.
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Merkin Baseball Auction #1
7x9-1/8" glossy showing Walter Higbe, Hugh Casey and Whit Wyatt in uniforms kneeling on field with baseballs forming number "30" in foreground. Photo has ink stamp date of July 14, 1941 on reverse with Associated Press paper caption noting photo was taken before start of the Dodgers-Phillies game in Brooklyn on June 30 record-breaking run, adding "When The Game Started, Wyatt Went Into The Box And Added Another One, Making It 31 Games Won." Photo has lt. rippling from applied caption on reverse, mostly just visible in reflected light, lower left of center is missing .25x.5" paper at left foot area of player on left. Overall Fine. Managed by Leo Durocher, the 1941 Brooklyn Dodgers won their first pennant in 21 years and went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the World Series. Pitchers Higbe and Wyatt each won 22 games, their best pro seasons. From the Richard Merkin Collection and comes with Hake's COA.
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