2 Vintage Photos of Hall of Fame Shortstop Dave Bancroft.
Lot 212. 2 Vintage Photos of Hall of Fame Shortstop Dave Bancroft. One shows him with his wife Edna. In both 6.5” x 8.5” b&w photos, Bancroft wears street clothes. The photo of him and his wife has an International News stamp on the back and is accompanied by a caption dated March 11, 1922. It was taken in San Antonio, where Bancroft and other members of the New York Giants were participating in spring training. A ¾” x 1” section of the upper left corner is missing, and the lower left corner is slightly clipped with a relatively heavy crease above; there is a ½” tear from the lower left edge. The images of Bancoft and his wife display nicely with some light creases. The other photo, of Bancroft alone, is the same vintage. It is vg+ to ex with a corner crease and some light creases. Bancroft played in the National League for 16 seasons for the Phillies, Giants, Braves and Brooklyn Robins. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1971. Winning Bid $20.