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1939 New York Yankees Team Original Photo PSA/DNA Type 1 - With Ruppert and Weiss!
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $415
Original photograph capturing thirty-nine members of the New York Yankees posing together at spring training in 1936. Encapsulated and certified by PSA/DNA as a Type 1 original "Thorne" photograph. The photographer's credit stamp appears on the reverse, as does a paper caption featuring the printed identifications of all of the individuals pictured (Thorne Studios was one of several photography studios used by the Yankees to take official publicity/reference photos for the club). This is a truly exceptional 1936 Yankees team photo in that includes both team owner Jacob Ruppert and George Weiss, the club's farm-system director at the time who later became general manager. Also included in the photo are Gehrig, DiMaggio (his first season with the Yankees), Ruffing, Lazzeri, Combs, McCarthy, Gomez, Dickey, and Crosetti. The Yankees went on to capture their first of four consecutive World Championships in 1936, making this photo historically significant as well. The photo (10 x 8 inches) displays a tiny crease in the upper left corner and is otherwise in Excellent condition overall. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $415
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