Lot # 101: 1909 Opening Day At Hilltop Park Original Type 1 Photo by Brown Brothers (PSA/DNA)

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Item was in Auction "Winter, 2023 Set Builder Auction",
which ran from 1/28/2023 12:00 AM to
2/11/2023 9:00 PM

Rare aerial view of Hilltop Park, home of the New York Highlanders from 1903-1912. Shot on Opening Day - April 22, 1909, a Brown Brothers photographer has captured the Highlanders at bat while Washington's catcher, Gabby Street awaits the pitch. Despite this photo missing a large portion of the upper-left corner it remains brimming with interesting details like a large floral wreath placed in front of New York's dugout, patriotic bunting throughout the park, and press photographers surrounding home plate. 5" x 7" photo displays handwritten notations in ballpoint along the bottom border. Small paper remnants remain adhered to verso which displays three different credit stamps from Brown Brothers. Encapsulated as a Type 1 photo by PSA/DNA.


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