8 3/4 “ x 6 ¼” photo of the 1908 Baltimore Orioles with player/coach Wilbert Robinson.






      
Lot 170. 8 3/4 “ x 6 ¼” photo of the 1908 Baltimore Orioles with player/coach Wilbert Robinson.

Minimum Bid  $300
Robinson was a back up catcher for the pennant winning Orioles (Eastern League) and came to bat 103 times at the age of 44. There is a pencil written date on the rear of Sept 21, 1908. The photo which has obviously had black and white editing and highlighting added for publication. The player on the left has skillfully been added to the picture. There is a clipping from the newspaper the photo appeared in, identifying all the players. Aside from Robinson, better known players are Manager Jack Dunn (center arms folded), who signed Babe Ruth, Doc Adkins (left on middle row) and Chester Chadbourne, middle row, far right. Minimum Bid $300


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