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Lot # 941: Classic Lou Gehrig Day Photograph - Babe Hugs Lou (PSA Type IV)

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Item was in Auction "Late Fall Classic 2021",
which ran from 11/14/2021 7:00 PM to
12/11/2021 10:00 PM



Vintage Type IV photograph capturing Babe Ruth hugging Lou Gehrig at Yankee Stadium near the conclusion of the emotional Lou Gehrig Day ceremony. This is a classic image and reflects the heartfelt sentiment that Ruth had toward his longtime teammate. Prior to the event, Ruth and Gehrig had not spoken to each other in years over a dispute that arose during the 1934 Tour of Japan. Gehrig’s illness obviously softened Ruth’s feelings and, judging by the smiles on their faces neither player appears to hold any grudges. A Brown Brothers credit stamp appears on the reverse, along with a few handwritten editorial notations. The photo measures 8x10” and displays a tiny corner chip and light border creases. VG. Culled from the legendary Brown Brothers Photo Archive. PSA encapsulated as Type IV Authentic.

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