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Collection of twenty-five (25) baseball related Associated Press wirephotos (Type III); many stars and Hall of Famers are pictured. This lot is from an original collection (see our consignors description below), assembled nearly 60 years ago. While some of the images have been trimmed the standard size seems to be approximately 7" x 10". The reverses are blank with some showing evidence having been removed from a scrapbook.

Some of the players featured in specific photos from the lot include:

March 2, 1956 Rocky Bridges and Ted Kluszewski (Cincinnati Reds)

March 16, 1956 Bobby Thomas, Gil Hodges & Duke Snider (Dodgers and Braves)

April 16, 1956 Johnny Antonelli and Wes Westrum (New York Giants)

May 23, 1956 Stan Musial and Dale Long

June 3, 1956 Elroy Face, Dale Long and Frank Thomas (Pittsburgh Pirates)

June 6, 1956 Roberto Clemente, Dale Long and Frank Thomas (Pittsburgh Pirates)

June 8, 1956 Frank Robinson and Johnny Temple (Cincinnati Reds)

June 9, 1956 Bill Virdon, Bob Friend and Dale Long (Pittsburgh Pirates)

June 12, 1956 Roy Face, Roberto Clemente and Nelson King (Pittsburgh Pirates)

June 17, 1956 Joe Adcock (hit home run over left field roof at Ebbets)

June 29, 1956 Jackie Brandt, Bill White, Foster Castleman and Daryl Spencer (New York Giants)

July 4, 1956 Ted Kluszewski and Frank Robinson

July 8, 1956 Bob Turley and Warren Spahn

July 13, 1956 Stan Musial and Red Schoendienst

August 29, 1956 Elroy Face, Dale Long and Dick Groat (Pittsburgh Pirates)

September 6, 1956 Cincinnati Reds Team Photo at Crosley Field

September 11, 1956 Andy Pafko, Hank Aaron and Joe Adcock

September 11, 1956 Frank Robinson (ties major league record for home runs by a rookie)

September 18, 1956 Hank Aaron and Warren Spahn

September 19, 1956 Don Newcombe and Stan Musial

September 20, 1956 Hank Aaron and Bill Virdon

September 20, 1956 Bob Buhl and Bob Friend

September 21, 1956 Joe Jay and Mickey Vernon (Milwaukee Braves)

September 29, 1958 Richie Ashburn (wins batting title)

October 1, 1958 Warren Spahn and Whitey Ford (before World Series)

The photos come from a large collection; many of which will be offered in other lots in this auction. This was written by our consignor:

"My uncle was a passionate sports fan and had a tremendous love for baseball and especially the New York Yankees. Although he was never married, he had many interest through out his life including coaching a Women’s Softball team, collecting stamps, and while he never drove or had a driver’s license he helped train Trimet bus drivers on their routes for over 20 years and received many awards and had numerous articles written about him in later life. However, as a young child the one thing I remember most was that every Saturday afternoon and evening he would work at The Oregonian which was the larger local newspaper in the sports department in Portland, OR. He would on occasion take me down to the newspaper and introduce me to the sports writers 60 years ago when I was an 8 year old child and show me the teletype and how news and photos came across “the wire”. Hundreds of photos and stories would come across but only a very few were used to go into the newspaper. The rest were discarded or saved. On occasion he would keep some of the discarded photos and created a scrapbook of some of the mid 1950 photos that he liked best. He passed away in 1999 at the age of 84 and as his only living relative the scrap book that contained many of these photos became mine. Just as a side note, I met Don Larsen at a baseball signing about 10 years ago and he signed the perfect world series game photo for me and when I showed the scrapbook to him and a local tv sportscaster they were very impressed and it brought back a lot of memories for both of them. I hope it does the same for you."

1956 to 1958 Baseball Wirephoto lot of 25 with Aaron, Clemente, Musial, Robinson & more!1956 to 1958 Baseball Wirephoto lot of 25 with Aaron, Clemente, Musial, Robinson & more!
1956 to 1958 Baseball Wirephoto lot of 25 with Aaron, Clemente, Musial, Robinson & more!
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $179.25
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

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