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Lot # 60: 1919 Chicago "Black Sox" Members Type I Photograph Collection (11)

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 5 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2019 Fall Classic",
which ran from 11/3/2019 7:00 PM to
12/6/2019 10:00 PM

Magnificent collection of Type I photographs pertaining to the 1919 Chicago "Black Sox". The following are all TYPE I photos: 1) Hap Felsch World Series photo dated October of 1919 - 6.75x9". 2) Swede Risberg & Chick Gandil c.1919-1921 PSA Type I - 5.25x6.5". 3) Buck Weaver dated Sep 23, 1919. 4) Hap Felsch post-career playing dated Aug 8, 1932 - 6.5x8". 5) Fred McMullin silver gelatin action photo c. 1916 - 4.75x7". 6) Chic Gandil heading to court c. 1921 - 6.25x8.5". 7) Dickie Kerr warming up during 1919 World Series, dated October of 1919 - 8x10". 8) Byrd Lynn dated Oct 8, 1920 - 6.5x8.75". 9) Harry Grabiner - 5x7". 10-11) Two photos of fans claiming to be Hap Felsch waiting for World Series tickets dated 1940 and 1941 - each 6.5x8.5". Also included is one Type III photo: Fred McMullin stamped October 8, 1917 - 5x6.5". All are identified on the back with either player's names, date of photo, photographer, or all three.

2019 marks the 100th Anniversary of the most infamous scandal in sports history. The 1919 World Series was the scene of the crime, the culprits were eight members of the Chicago “Black Sox” and the crime was game fixing. Shoeless Joe Jackson and seven other members of the “Black Sox” were subsequently banned from baseball three years later and that ban still stands to this day. On this Anniversary, Lelands is privileged to offer a comprehensive collection of memorabilia related to the 1919 World Series teams including a Joe Jackson PSA certified signed document, 1919 World Series tickets, 1919 White Sox season pass, Type I photos, handwritten letters, autographs and much more. Lelands has devoted an entire category in the 2019 Fall Classic to this collection, so go check out “The Black Sox 100th Anniversary Collection” today!

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