Chuck Diering NY Giants Baseball Autographed 8x10 Photo George Brace

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 14, 2016
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You are bidding on an autographed 8x10 George Brace photo signed by baseball star Chuck Diering, guaranteed to pass PSA or JSA....

Charles Edward Allen Diering (February 5, 1923 - November 23, 2012) was a Major League Baseball outfielder . He played all or part of nine seasons in the major leagues, between 1947 and 1956 , for the St. Louis Cardinals , New York Giants and Baltimore Orioles .

After his playing days were over, Diering owned a car dealership in Alton, Illinois . [

The longest-running operation of all the great early photographers, George Burke and George Brace covered baseball in one form or another for the better part of the 20th century--from 1929 to the 1990s. Their tenure had an auspicious beginning, to say the least. In 1929, Cubs manager Joe McCarthy and catcher Gabby Hartnett sought out the ballclub's previous photographer. They could only remember his last name, Burke, so they looked him up in the phone book. A listing leapt out at them: studio photographer George C. Burke, whose office was located near Wrigley Field. Thus began the baseball photography career of George Burke, who had no prior sports experience, and thus ended the career of photographer Francis Burke--the Cubs' time-honored official cameraman and an unwitting victim of mistaken identity.

George Burke hired a young,
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