The Autographed Ted Meets Babe Color Photo
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The Autographed Ted Meets Babe Color Photo
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This is the color photograph featuring legendary Red Sox hitter Ted Williams and Yankee slugger Babe Ruth at their first meeting, personally hand-signed by “The Splendid Splinter”. Williams, who was 25 and training to become a Navy pilot, played a WWII benefit game on July 13, 1943 at Fenway Park (the day before the Major League Baseball All Star Game). The Armed Forces “All-Stars”, who were managed by Ruth and also included Yankee icon Joe DiMaggio, went on to defeat Casey Stengal’s Boston Braves 9-8 thanks to Williams’ prodigious home run.

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This is the color photograph featuring legendary Red Sox hitter Ted Williams and Yankee slugger Babe Ruth at their first meeting, personally hand-signed by “The Splendid Splinter”. Williams, who was 25 and training to become a Navy pilot, played a WWII benefit game on July 13, 1943 at Fenway Park (the day before the Major League Baseball All Star Game). The Armed Forces “All-Stars”, who were managed by Ruth and also included Yankee icon Joe DiMaggio, went on to defeat Casey Stengal’s Boston Braves 9-8 thanks to Williams’ prodigious home run. The limited-editon photo is presented in a premium frame with a customized matte featuring Red Sox and Yankees team logos and completed with a nameplate engraved with “The Greatest Hitter of All Time Meets The Sultan of Swat”. The autograph is authenticated by Green Diamond Authenticated, the company that Ted Williams created to ensure collectors were receiving his authentic signature. Includes a Green Diamond hologram and certificate of authenticity. 29" H x 33" W x 2" D. (7 lbs.)

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