Boston Braves World Champion Leather Pillowtop with Sharp Image

Exceptional Underwood & Underwood Silver-Gelatin Photograph

Boston Braves World Champion Leather Pillowtop with Sharp Image

Baseball, 1914 Boston Braves World Champion Leather Pillowtop with Sharp Image
Exceptional Underwood & Underwood Silver-Gelatin Photograph

1914 Boston Braves World Champion Leather Pillowtop, razor sharp silver print depicting team photograph… 1914 “Miracle Braves” club by the renowned studio of Elmer and Burt Underwood, one of the giants of the photography industry before falling victim to the Great Depression. This is one of the few surviving pillow tops featuring the team photo; Hall of Famers Johnny Evers and Rabbit Maranville are sitting in the front row.

The Boston [Miracle] Braves improved upon their last-place record of 26 wins and 40 losses in early July, 1914 to finish the season with a record of 94 wins and 59 losses; they then swept the Philadelphia Athletics in the World Series, the franchise would not win another pennant until 1948.

As typed on the verso of the Underwood and Underwood photograph:

BOSTON BRAVES, MOST LIKELY CONTENDERS FOR WORLD’S BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.

“A new group photo of the lightning speed “Boston Braves” now leading the National League race for the pennant. With the “Athletics” they are the most likely contender for the World’s championship series”.

Top row, left to right: James, Cathers, Deal, Davis, Cottrell, Cocreham, Hess, Mann, Gowdy, Schmidt and Whaling. Center row, left to right: Whitted, Dugey, Tyler, Strand, DeVore, Gilbert, Smith and Moran. Bottom row, left to right: Connolly, Mitchell, WillieConnors (Mascot), Rudolph, Maranville, Crutcher, martin and Evers. 9/16/14

Item Date: 1914

Estimated Year: 1914

Measurement: Frame: 33" x 39.5"; view: 26" x 33"

Item Condition: Excellent original condition; not examined out of frame

Price: $3,800

SKU 335-130

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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