10-12-2011 10-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2565M Marlborough
October 12, 2011 2:00PMCalender
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Framed Albumen Photograph of the 1912 Boston Red Sox Pitching Staff

$1,541$1,300
Auction: Discovery - 2565M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 12, 2011 2:00PM

Description:

Framed Albumen Photograph of the 1912 Boston Red Sox Pitching Staff, 1912, with handwritten ink label on reverse panel "The above are the members of the pitching staff of the 1912 Boston Red Sox, Sea Lion Charlie Hall (15-8), Hugh Bedient (20-10), Buck O'Brien (18-13), Larry Pape, Ray Collins (14-8), Smokey Joe Wood (34-5)," depicted leaning against the railing of the Fenway Park home dugout, photo 11 x 14 in.

Provenance: In 1950 the consignor purchased the framed photograph after finding it in the basement area of a Huntington Ave., Boston, bookstore (now the site of the Christian Science Church properties).
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Boston Red Sox, Buck O'Brien, Fenway Park, Fenway Park dugout, Sea Lion Charlie Hall, Hugh Bedient, Joe Wood, Larry Pape, Ray Collins, Christian Science Church