(22) Dodgers & Yankees Wire Photos with Mantle, Robinson 
Lot Number 256
Quantity: Bid Starts: 10/05/2008 16:00:00 
Bid Open: 250.00  Bid Ends: 10/22/2008 23:30:00 
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The offered lot features twenty-two different photographs with a concentration of 1950s and 1960s examples with either Dodgers or Yankees. The lot features mostly wire-photos that present as upper-middle grade though some better and a few lesser issues will be found. Notable players include Aaron (1957 WS vs. Yankees), DiMaggio, (4) Mantle, (3) Martin and (4) Robinson. There are countless other stars to be found, so bidders should visit our website for a detailed list of photos within the lot.

This lot contains:

1948 Associated Press 7x9 featuring Joe DiMaggio and his parents arriving for Domís wedding. The photo features the original text and displays AO back-stampings.

1950 Acme 7x9 with Burt Shotten in between Campanella and Robinson with the original back stampings and reverse-text still intact.

1952 Associated Press 8x10 quad-shot with (1) Jackie Robinson and (3) Billy Martin in an in-action sequence. The top right image was cropped out and reattached and the text has been tape-repaired. The corresponding back-stampings are present.

1953 Examiner 7-1/2x8 featuring Stengel watching as Dressen lights the cigar in Billy Martinís mouth. Back features stampings and newspaper caption.

1953 Archivo de Manana (Mexico) 7x9 displaying two-images of Billy Martin and Roy Campanella during a play at the plate. Back stampings and reattached original text are present.

1953 Archivo de Manana (Mexico) 7x9 displaying the third and fourth stills of Martin and Campanella meeting at the plate. Back stampings and reattached original text are present.

1955 International News 7x9 depicting Dodgers getting off their Capital Airlines flight with Alston and Hodges among the members. Reverse shows stampings but no photo-text.

1955 International News 7x9 depicting fans of the Dodgers awaiting their arrival after winning the World Series. Reverse shows stampings and the original paper-text still attached.

1955 International News 7x9 featuring Bill Skowron passing by Campanella as the Yankees tack on another run. There are back stampings though the original text has been removed.

c.1955 United Press 7x9 picturing Alston and Newcombe. Back stampings are present though there is no caption/text.

1956 Associated Press 8x10 featuring Slaughter, Berra and a batboy celebrating at the plate. The text is visible on the front and the reverse displays the original stamp and editors notations.

1957 Associated Press 7x9 featuring Aaron, Coleman and McDougald during a play at second base. The text is visible on the front and the reverse shows an AP stamping.

1958 UPI 7x9 depicting Averell Harriman and Jackie Robinson. The original back stamping and text are intact.

1958 Associated Press 8x10 with four images picturing Bauer and Mantle as they collide in the outfield. Original AP paper-text is included and intact. Photo shows edge creasing and back-moisture stains.

1959 Associated Press 8x10 displaying Billy Martin in Las Vegas getting married to Gretchen Winkler. The text is present on the front with a newspaper caption present on the back.

1964 Daily News 8x10 featuring Mantle, Ford, Mayor Wagner and Francis Cardinal Spellman. Back features stampings and a dated newspaper caption.

1965 Associated Press 8x10 featuring Mantle warming up/training with frontal text and back stampings.

1977 United Press 8x10 picturing Tommy Lasorda with the legendary Frank Sinatra. There are back stampings present and the text is visible on the front. This image does show some editors markings.

The remaining photos are not wire photos and include:

1956 Dodgers team picture measuring 12x8

Vintage Pee Wee Reese with Walter Alston 8x10

Vintage Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey 8x10

Vintage Mickey Mantle at an Old Timers Game 8x10. 
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