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Saturday Evening Post cover September 4, 1948.

For the Chicago baseball teams, 1948 was a disastrous season. Both the Cubs and the White Sox finished at the bottom of their respective leagues, and the White Sox's performance was especially dismal. Rockwell painted this study of a disconsolate dugout, turning it into a tableau that summed up the frustration of an entire city.

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Many of the works offered through this store are exclusive and not available anywhere else. We offer all 321 of the iconic works Rockwell created as Saturday Evening Post covers, including many other classic illustrations from his archive.


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