Lot # 105: 1951 Joe DiMaggio Photo - Last Major League Baseball Game – ’51 World Series Game 6 Clincher - PSA Type I Original Acme Newspictures

Category: Memorabilia

Starting Bid: $200.00

Bids: 1 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
Lot / Auction Closed




This lot is closed. Bidding is not allowed.

Item was in Auction "Historical Rarities Winter Auction",
which ran from 12/20/2017 12:00 PM to
1/13/2018 7:00 PM




(LOT 105)
1951 Joe DiMaggio Photo - Last Major League Baseball Game – '51 World Series Game 6 Clincher - PSA Type I Original Acme Newspictures – Measures Approx. 7" x 8-1/2" – PSA Type I LOA

After an incredible 13 seasons with the Bronx Bombers that would include 3 MVP awards and his unfathomable 56-game hitting streak, the 37-year old "Yankee Clipper" would call it quits after the 1951 season. Synonymous with his exalted stature, "Joltin' Joe" would go out in style, with the Yankees besting the Giants in a tightly contested six-game Fall Classic that would place them World Champions for the third consecutive season. This exquisite 1951 PSA Type 1 Acme Newspictures photo captures DiMaggio being tagged out at 3rd base by Giants Bobby Thompson in the 8th inning of that game 6 clincher, won by the Yankees by a 4-3 score.

A sensational memento from Joe D's "last hurrah", it exhibits world-class contrast and resolution, with no serious surface flaws on either side. The verso reveals the ACME NEWSPICTURES credit stamp along with the October 10, 1951 caption that provides an explicit account of the DiMaggio photo and the results of this final 1951 World Series contest played at Yankee Stadium. We cannot imagine any player who commanded the unparalleled respect of this baseball "god" who via his incredible baseball prowess and marriage to Hollywood bombshell Marilyn Monroe will forever stand as an embodiment of a National hero. With that in mind, this "awe-inspiring" photo from DiMaggio's final game stands as an iconic keepsake marking the great Yankee Clipper's exalted exodus from America's favorite pastime!

MIN BID $200
_

Views: 191