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This lot features Bert Blyleven’s “Boys of Summer - Men of Fall” limited edition 553/2500 framed Robert Stephen Simon 1988 print. BOYS OF SUMMER, MEN OF FALL is a marvelous piece of baseball history. Its players span a 75 year segment of baseball. A fictional gathering of 32 past and present baseball greats along with presidents John F. Kennedy and Franklin D. Roosevelt all lined up as if they had posed together for the painting. Each player in this print has made an indelible mark on "America's favourite pastime". Most are in the Hall of Fame. Top Left: Roger Maris, Yogi Berra, Roy Campanella, Mel Ott, Walter Johnson, Thurman Munson, Ted Williams, JFK, Stan Musial, Lou Gehrig, FDR, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Robin Roberts, Joe DiMaggio, Warren Spahn, Ty Cobb, Pete Rose. Left Foreground: Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, (kneeling) Rogers Hornsby, Tris Speaker, Hank Aaron, Carl Yastrzemski, Lou Brock, Christy Mathewson, Willie Mays, Duke Snider, Gil Hodges, Hank Greenberg, Steve Garvey, Frank Robinson, John McGraw, Honus Wagner. The frame measures 30x44”. On the back Blyleven signed the piece “From my home to yours” HOF 2011.

** This lot originates from the personal collection of Bert Blyleven and will be accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Bert Blyleven. Please know that a portion of your bid will go towards charities supported by Bert and his wife Gayle **

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Minimum Bid: $50
Final prices include buyers premium.: $187
Number Bids:11
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