Made in the U.S.A. Dimensions: 8″ x 10″ Material: Giclee archival acid-free semi-matte photo paper Care Instructions: Wipe with a slightly damp cloth. To avoid scratching, do not use household cleaners.
1951 cover of the Brooklyn Dodger Yearbook. In the illustration, the ‘Bum’ character is pulling off, in love-me-love-me-not fashion, petals from a flower — each labeled 1950, 1949, 1948 and so on — to represent previous season years.
To commemorate the newly-built Shea Stadium, Mullin depicts a mischevious Casey Stengel and youthful New York Mets character ready to pull the rug out from an unsuspecting National League. Even when creating illustrations, Mullin shied away from a strictly decorative mindset by offering visual commentary — much in the same way as an editorial cartoonist.