Babe Ruth Retires 1949 Pulitzer Prize Winning Photo - Baseball Man Cave Wall Art
Babe Ruth Retires 1949 Pulitzer Prize Winning Photo - Baseball Man Cave Wall Art:
1949 Pulitzer Prize Winning Photograph – No. 3 Babe Ruth Retires
New museum quality professional 8x10 image size print on beautiful 8.5x11 luster-finish (semi-gloss) photographic paper with white border for easy framing. Our prints are produced in-house on acid-free, archival papers using pigmented, archival inks to guarantee they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.
1949 Pulitzer Prize, Photography, Nathaniel Fein, New York Herald Tribune.
Yankee Stadium, June 13, 1948. The stands are packed. But the fans aren\'t here just for a baseball game. They\'ve come out to honor one of the greats, baseball\'s most beloved player: Babe Ruth.
Down on the field, New York Herald Tribune photographer Nat Fein has a close-up view of the home run hero, slumped in the dugout, weakened by illness. \"He looked tired, very tired; the power that had been his in his youth and manhood was slowly ebbing away.\" But as Ruth slowly makes his way onto the field, the crowd goes wild. They give \"The Sultan of Swat\" a thunderous standing ovation.
Fein takes several pictures, but he isn\'t satisfied. So he walks around to the other side. \"I saw Ruth standing there with his uniform, No. 3, the number that would be retired, and knew that was the shot. It was a dull day, and most photographers were using flash bulbs, but I slowed the shutter and took the picture without a flash.\"
The thick stock of hair, the famous number, the cheering fans — Fein\'s photograph tells the whole story of the Babes bitter-sweet finale. Unfortunately, Babe Ruth passed away just two months after this photo was taken.
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