ORIGINAL PHOTO from Nat Fein (signed). Babe Ruth "The Babe Bows Out". Taken on June 13th, 1948, this famous photograph taken by Pulitzer Prize photographer Nat Fein, was published in the New York Herald Tribune. Titled The Babe Bows Out shows Ruth, looking frail and thin after a long illness, looking out to the adoring crowd from home plate for one last time. Sadly, two short months after this photograph was taken, Ruth passed away on August 16th, 1948.
Ruth is in full uniform for one last time on June 13th, 1948 as the Yankees were celebrating the 25th anniversary of Yankee Stadium and their first World Series title, and it was also the day when Ruths famed number 3 was retired. Presented here is an 7 ¼ x 9 ¾ black and white photo that is a later-issued 1990's example that was restruck by Fein off of his original 1948 negative. The left side has a white border that has been signed by the famed photographer in black marker with the inscription To Scott Best Wishes Nat Fein.
The photograph is in good condition and has only minimal edge wear. This comes with a LOA from Beckett Authentication (AB09105) for Feins signature and a LOA from PSA/DNA, who have classified this photograph as a Type II. Nearly 8 X 10 INCHES IN SIZE. Along w/ Letters of Authenticity from PSA & Beckett. The item "Babe Ruth The Babe Bows Out Nat Fein signed autograph Photograph PSA Authentic" is in sale since Saturday, December 25, 2021.This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Vintage Sports Memorabilia\Photos". The seller is "memorabilia_investments" and is located in NASHVILLE, TN. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.