From its discovery in a dusty old shed to its current status as an American classic, a vintage Babe Ruth photograph has been a bond between friends–and a source of study.
Like all great finds, it was forgotten–and then at once discovered and treasured.
A 1930s negative showing Babe Ruth in action–on a golf course–was discovered in an old shed awaiting cleanup several years ago. Luckily its early caretakers were baseball fans with an appreciation for history.
HOF Magazine has the story of how they’ve turned that fragile captured moment in time into a cottage industry.