Y. A. Tittle Boldly Signed B&W 11” x 14” Iconic Photo by Morris Berman.
Lot 446. Y. A. Tittle Boldly Signed B&W 11” x 14” Iconic Photo by Morris Berman. The photo by the “Pittsburgh Post-Gazette” photographer captures the bloodied, dazed and dejected New York Giants quarterback on his knees in a Sept. 1964 game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh. On a play that resulted in an interception returned for a touchdown, Tittle had just suffered a concussion and a cracked sternum. Pittsburgh won the game, 27-24. The signature Tittle placed on the nm-m photo is large and gem mint 10. He had a Hall of Fame career with the San Francisco Giants before being traded to the Giants in 1961. Tittle retired after the 1964 season. With Jim Brown, Andy Robustelli, Norm Van Brocklin and the late Vice Lombardi, Tittle was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1971. He died in 2017. Winning Bid $30.