1924 panoramic photo of the first Negro League world series between the Kansas City Monarchs and the Hilldale Daisies. I'm not 100% certain that he photo is authentic but it does show a lot of age including creasing and the photo is on thick board. Please look at the photos to see the condition. Frame measures 44" x 14 1/2" and the actual photograph measures 36" x 7". A total of eight future Hall of Fame players and/or executives are pictured here: Rube Foster (president of the Negro National League), Alex Pompez (owner of the New York Cubans and vice-president of the Negro National League), J.Wilkinson (owner of the Kansas City Monarchs and secretary/vice-president of the Negro National League), Judy Johnson (Hilldale), Biz Mackey (Hilldale), Louis Santop (Hilldale), Jose Mendez (player/manager for Kansas City), and Wilber "Bullet" Rogan (Kansas City). Other notables among the forty-one individuals pictured include Ed Bolden (owner of the Hilldale Daisies and founder of the Eastern Colored League), Frank Warfield (player/manager of Hilldale), Jess "Nip" Winters (Hilldale; considered the greatest pitcher in Eastern Colored League history), Phil Cockrell (Hilldale), Walter "Dobie" Moore (Kansas City), William Bell Sr. (Kansas City), Walter "Newt" Joseph (Kansas City), Oscar "Heavy" Johnson (Kansas City), and Hurley McNair (Kansas City). The white-lettered caption along the top reads First Colored World Series/Opening Game, Oct 11, 1924/ Kansas City, MO. " The "Opening Game notation in the caption actually refers to the opening game played at Kansas City, not the opening game of the Series. Each player is identified in white lettering directly below his image. The photographer's credit, Photo by J. Appears in the lower right corner. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Vintage Sports Memorabilia\Photos". The seller is "thehobby" and is located in this country: US.
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