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Ernest Hemingway owned and used ticket for bullfights held on July 25, 1959, at Valencia?s Plaza Toros de Valencia during ?The Dangerous Summer? of 1959
Colorful bullfight ticket, 6? x 3?. Plaza Toros de Valencia, July 25, 1959. ?Sombra? (?Shade?). Paper ticket with three small punched cancellation holes. Light creases. Torn at right edge where detached from ticket stub when entering the bullring. Fine condition.In ?Sports Illustrated? on August 17, 1959, John Blashill wrote about Spanish bullfighters Luis Miguel Dominguín and Antonio Ordóñez. In part, ?Last year both matadors had the finest season of their careers, and Spain was split between ordoñistas and dominguístas. But it seemed improbable that they ever would meet because of an old family feud that persisted even after Ordóñez married Luis Miguel?s sister. In April, however, the feud was resolved, and in June a series of cartels matched the two masters. At Zaragoza, Luis Miguel cut three ears, Ordóñez one. In Barcelona the result was the same, and again at Puerto de Santa María. The luck changed at Tudela ?" Ordóñez cut four ears, Dominguín none. This brought them to Valencia and Tuesday, J
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