World Champion Cleveland Indians 1949 Autographed Action Photos [graphic]

The collection contains an aerial view of Cleveland Municipal Stadium, headshots of Bill Veeck, the owner, Hank Greenberg, the general manager, and a group portrait of five coaches, Mel Harder, Bill McKechnie, Steve O’Neil, Muddy Ruel, and George Susce. The individual players pictured in the collection include Gene Bearden, Bob Feller, Mike Garcia, Steve Gromek, Bob Lemon, Satchel Paige, Jim Hegan, John Beradino, Lou Boudreau, Joe Gordon, Ken Keltner, Al Rose, Larry Doby, Dale Mitchell, and Thurman Tucker. These players were all part of the 1948 World Series winning Cleveland Indians team. The other players pictured Early Wynn, Bobby Avila, and Mickey Verno, were added in the 1948-1949 off season. The prints all have facsimile autographs of each person pictured. The prints are accompanied by an official envelope in which they were sold as souvenirs. Printed on the envelop is “World Champion Cleveland Indians 1949 Autographed Action Photos, Cleveland Baseball Corp., Stadium, Cleveland 13, Ohio.”

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