Lot # 64: 1932 Babe Ruth (HOF) Original Type 1 Photo at Spring Training (PSA/DNA)

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Item was in Auction "Fall, 2021 Premier Auction",
which ran from 11/8/2021 12:00 AM to
11/27/2021 9:00 PM

Despite batting .373 and leading the league (yet again) with 46 home home runs in 1931, Babe Ruth tinkered with his batting stance during spring training 1932. This 6" x 8" photo depicts Ruth demonstrating his changes for the press in St. Petersburg, FL. Verso includes paper caption detailing The Babe's adjustments and includes Acme Newspictures photo service stamping along with a March 14, 1932 date stamp. Some corner wear is present and a small bit of editorial masking material has been added to Ruth's right arm in an effort to separate it from his body when published. A wonderful look at the man's powerful batting grip later in his career. Encapsulated as a Type 1 photo by PSA/DNA.


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