Roman Mejias Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Autographed 8x10 Photo Geo Brace Rookie

You are bidding on an autographed 8x10 Original George Brace photo signed by baseball star Roman Mejias, guaranteed to pass PSA or JSA.....

Román Mejías Gómez (born August 9, 1930 in Abreus, Cuba ) is a former professional baseball player who was an outfielder in the Major Leagues in 1955 and from 1957 - 1964 for the Pittsburgh Pirates , Houston Colt .45s and Boston Red Sox . He also played one season in Japan, in 1966 , for the Sankei Atoms . Mejías threw and batted right-handed; he stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg).

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
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