September 2014
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Still retaining its charmingly classic name captions adhered directly to the image surface, this kinetic action scene pulsates with energy as 36-year-old Ruth puts his body to the test with a barreling charge. The 7-1/2" x 9-1/4" photo is stamped for International News and the Philadelphia Record (4/24/31), and it rates VG to VG/EX yet displays nicer. The attached news-clipping caption reads, "WHEN BABE RUTH STARTED TOWARD COLLAPSE - Photograph shows Charley Berry, Red Sox catcher, spilling the great Babe Ruth in the sixth inning of the game at Boston on Wednesday in which Babe was injured. The umpire, who looks more pained than...the combatants, is Bill Guthrie."

1931 Babe Ruth Hits the Ground Hard Trying to Score Original News Service Photo1931 Babe Ruth Hits the Ground Hard Trying to Score Original News Service Photo
1931 Babe Ruth Hits the Ground Hard Trying to Score Original News Service Photo
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Auction closed on: 9/4/2014