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    The Pride of the Yankees (RKO, R-1949). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). This is the well-known story of legendary Yankee's slugger and first baseman Lou Gehrig who, at the peak of his career, developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative condition now popularly referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease." Although Sam Goldwyn reportedly considered the story "box office poison," the picture went on to become an enormous hit, featuring one of star Gary Cooper's most emotional, and memorable, performances. This outstanding card, which pictures Cooper, as Gehrig, with real-life baseball legend Babe Ruth, has pinholes in the corners and image area, writing in pencil in the bottom right, and corner bumps, but is otherwise extremely clean and attractive, a classic card from a classic film. Very Fine-.

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    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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