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    The Pride of the Yankees (RKO, R-1949). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This classic biopic tells the story of the short but remarkable life of baseball great Lou Gehrig, the NY Yankee first baseman that earned the nickname "The Iron Horse" for his endurance and reliability. After meeting the love of his life (Teresa Wright), Gehrig is struck down with an incurable (and ultimately fatal) neurological condition and forced to retire from the game. Offered here is the 1949 reissue poster that features Babe Ruth in the image, which is often preferred by collectors. This nice-looking unrestored sheet has crossfold separations and fold wear, but retains great color and a bold strike. Folded, Very Fine.


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    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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