Autographed ‘Shoeless’ Joe Jackson {photograph} from 1911 sells for $1.47 million

NEW YORK — A 1911 “Shoeless” Joe Jackson autographed {photograph} by Frank W. Smith bought for $1.47 million, probably the most ever paid for a signed sports activities {photograph}.

The picture was supplied by Christie’s and Hunt Auctions in New York within the public sale Additional Innings: A Non-public Assortment of Essential Baseball Memorabilia.

The 246-lot public sale additionally featured a Babe Ruth skilled mannequin baseball bat with eight residence run notches that bought for $1.05 million, a 1925 Lou Gehrig autographed rookie exhibit postcard that went for $687,500 and a 1952 Joe DiMaggio autographed handwritten letter to Marilyn Monroe that fetched $525,000.

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