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Lot # 264 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1937 Martin DiHigo Photograph

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $517.50

Photograph (8 x 4 ½ inches) of Martin DiHigo playing for Mariano of the Cuban Winter League in 1937. To his left is former player, the Chinese umpire Chino Atan. DiHigo played every position, and is considered by many to be the best all-around player to ever take the field. DiHigo is one of baseball's greatest legends. He has the distinction of being a member of three Baseball Hall of Fames (U.S., Cuba, and Mexico.) This extraordinary original photo is by noted Cuban photographer Jose Luis Lopez, and bears Lopez' embossed imprint in the lower left. The reverse has various notations, date stamps, and portions of printed captions relating to its use for publication. Excellent condition. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $517.50

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