One Of The Finest Signatures of Babe Ruth
RUTH, George Herman “Babe” (1895-1948). American professional baseball player. Nicknamed “The Bambino” and “The Sultan of Swat.” He played 22 seasons, pitching for the Boston Red Sox and playing the outfield for the new York Yankees. He hit 714 home runs and was one of the first players to be inducted into the national Baseball Hall of Fame. Choice portraits of Babe Ruth, half length pose in Yankee Uniform, Carl Hubbell and Gordy Maguire, all whom managed and coached the 1945 All-American East Baseball Team. Each player has signed near his portrait. The signed portrait of Ruth can easily be matted by itself if so desired. Measures 8”x10”.
Together with an 8”x10” reproduced photo of the 1945 New York team that represents the East in the All American Game. They will meet Ty Cobb’s Westerners. A handwritten note is attached to the photo stating: “This is my stepfather Lester Eggers”. He is standing in the back row just three players away from Babe Ruth. Mr. Eggers obtained the three signatures in person. Uninscribed photographs of Babe Ruth, especially in Yankee uniform are highly desirable..........................SOLD