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Description: Significant 1914 World Series Opening Game panoramic photograph. Likely unique oversized 13"x50" mounted image pictures the opening game of the 1914 World Series played at Philadelphia's Shibe Park. The game was played on Oct. 9, 1914 with the mighty Athletics heavily favored against the surprising Boston "Miracle" Braves. The A's sent their ace pitcher Chief Bender to the mound, only to be shocked by a 7-1 defeat at the hands of the Braves, who went on to capture the World Championship in an astounding four game sweep. The offered image is taken from a home plate vantage point clearly picturing Bender on the mound with the A's in the field. A set of 3" circular player portraits picturing the A's players align the bottom margin incl. Collins, Pennock, Baker, Bender, Plank, and a 6" tall image of manager Connie Mack. The image remains in its original oak frame and in outstanding original condition with "Opening Game World's Series Shibe Park" lettered in period white ink along the top margin. To our knowledge, the offered example is the only known copy of this highly desirable World Series panoramic image: EX-MT
Estimated Price Range: ($7,500-$10,000)
Current EST:  12/16/18 10:41:50 AM
  Sold for Price: $5,000.00;