4 Pittsburgh Pirates Lithographs – 2 from the Opening Day of PNC Park.
Lot 45. 4 Pittsburgh Pirates Lithographs – 2 from the Opening Day of PNC Park. In “PNC Park – Opening Day – April 9th 2001,” Jim Trusilo artwork provides an aerial view of a capacity crowd and a game in progress. The 18” x 24” print is #788 of 5,000, rolled, ex-m and signed by Trusilo. A photographic image of the first game comes from Rob Arra in a 13.5” x 39 color panorama titled “First Pitch.” Todd Ritchie was the pitcher, and Barry Larkin, the batter. The pitch was a ball. The rolled panorama is ex-m. Jason Bay as 2004 N.L. Rookie of the Year and 2005 and 2006 All-Star is the subject of an 18” x 24” print. Rolled and nm, it has three images of Bay as a Pittsburgh Pirate. Willie Stargell is the focus of a 19” x 22” color lithograph that depicts him and other Pirates celebrating after they won the 1971 World Series. With artwork by widely respected artist Rich Marks, the lithograph is #700 of 4,000, signed by Marks, rolled and ex. Winning Bid $55.