Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 80

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
"LARRUPIN' LOU" SIGNS GEHRIG, LOU. Photograph Signed and Inscribed, "Bobbie / With Kindest Regards / Lou Gehrig / 10/12/31," full-length standing portrait, showing him and Babe Ruth, each wearing the uniform of their respective "barnstorming" team: the "Larrupin' Lou's" and the "Bustin' Babes." Inscribed in the image, upper right. The Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig signatures at lower left and right are printed. 10x8 inches; some scattered staining, toning overall, some scattered creases, minor cockling at edges. Np, 12 October 1931

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Photographs similar to this one were distributed to promote the 21 "barnstorming tour" games begun two days after the 1927 World Series and played in cities across the U.S.