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1953 Brooklyn Dodgers Large-Format Team-Signed Photo with Jackie Robinson
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,896
Original large-format team photo of the 1953 Brooklyn Dodgers, signed in vintage blue ink by the following twenty-one team members: Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider, Chuck Dressen (Mgr., signed in black ink), Gil Hodges, Carl Furillo, Jim Gilliam, Joe Black, Don Thompson, Bobby Morgan, Jim Hughes, Preacher Roe, Ben Wade, Johnny Podres, Billy Loes, George Shuba, Clem Labine, Carl Erskine, Doc Wendler (trainer), John Griffin (clubhouse attendant), and Charlie DiGiovanna (batboy); the signature of Don Zimmer, who is not present in the photo, appears twice, once on the leg of Doc Wendler and again across George Shuba's legs (Zimmer debuted with the Dodgers in 1954). Each of the other signatures, which range from "4" to "8," averaging "7," is located on the respective player's image. The photo (13.25 x 10.25 inches) displays a few creases and is in Very Good condition overall. Matted and framed to total dimensions of 20 x 17 inches. LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,896
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