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1930's Original Photo Babe Ruth & Jacob Ruppert signs contract NY Yankees

$ 700.00


1930's Original Photo Babe Ruth & Jacob Ruppert signs contract NY Yankees
International News Photo
Measures 6.5 by 8.5


A vintage 1930s original photograph issued by international news photo depicting Babe Ruth signing another contract with the new york yankees as team owner Jacob Ruppert looks on. Ruth at the height of his powers made a then incredible sum of 80,000 at a time when the average baseball player salary was 5000. Ruth was once asked if it was justified that he made more than Hubert Hoover, the then president of the united states. Ruth responded "I had a better year"! Original press stamp is on the reverse of this photo.


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