Lot 267: The Henry Oana Pacific Coast League Baseball Archive (4 photos)
Auction Date:1/12/2007 9:00 PM EST
(4) photos of Prince Henry Oana, one of the few Hawaiians to play baseball in the majors. Includes 1929 portrait in minors (unknown team with what appears to be partial “…ranat…” on the jersey), 1933 image of him with Mrs. Pauline La Burch in what appears to be a movie still, he is a player AND a laborer at the building of Seals Stadium in 1931 (indicative of racism), pitching for the 1943 Detroit Tigers (front caption). Original stamps on the versos. Overall EX+ and 7x9”.
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