1934 Acme Newspictures Pre-World Series Dizzy Dean Photo.
Lot 383. 1934 Acme Newspictures Pre-World Series Dizzy Dean Photo. Dated Oct. 1, this 6” x 8” b&w photo captures Dean in a pitching pose two days before the start of the World Series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals. A caption on the back notes that Dizzy and his brother Daffy won 49 games for the Cardinals – more than half of their victories – during the regular season. In the World Series, the Dean boys improved: they were responsible for 100 percent of the Cardinals four victories! In the seven-game series, Dizzy was 2-1, and Daffy, 2-0. The photo shows editing for publication and has some light surface creases. Winning Bid $102.