4 1934 Acme Newspictures Photos Featuring Dizzy Dean and His Brother Daffy.
Lot 359. 4 1934 Acme Newspictures Photos Featuring Dizzy Dean and His Brother Daffy. These photos, all different, each have the Acme Newspictures stamp on the back, and three have Acme captions. Three are related to the 1934 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers. 1. In a 7” x 9” photo, Dizzy and Paul (Daffy) hold caps above their heads. A caption dated 10-1-34 notes that Dizzy has just beaten the Reds to capture the N.L. pennant for St. Louis. Ex with minor editing marks. 2. Dizzy and Daffy at Spring Training in Bradenton, FL. The 6” x 8” photo has been edited for newspaper reproduction. Ex. 3. Daffy and Dizzy, apparently kissing a baseball. The 7” x 9” photo is dated 10-13-34 on the back. It might actually have been taken after the Oct. 9 World Series game, in which the Cardinals captured the 1934 World Championship behind Dizzy’s shutout pitching. Ex-m photo with minor edit marks. 4. Dizzy extends his pitching arm as Paul watches. Dated 10-1-34, the 7” x 9” photo is titled “Tiger Tamers.” Ex+. “Tiger Tamers” is exactly what Dizzy and Paul were against Detroit. With two wins each, the Dean brothers were the winning pitchers in all four of the Cardinals’ World Series victories. These quality photos are great mementoes of the Gashouse Gang and the 1934 World Series. Winning Bid $225.