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“I’m For Larry Doby” Circa 1947 Full Size Pennant (Rare)

Lot Number 313

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/28/2012 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 400.00  Bid Ends: 06/07/2012 23:57:21 
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Description

Hoist a flag for the first black player in American League history. This gorgeous circa 1947 full size 28” felt pennant was issued in support of Larry Doby, the second man to break Major League Baseball’s color barrier. It features a handsome portrait appliqué on a purple background with the slogan “I’m for Larry Doby” to the left and the Cleveland Indians team name with a small white flag to the right. This handsome pennant presents in high grade, the lettering and appliqué are complete and bold with only minor cracks which do not diminish its appeal.

 
 
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