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assorted rare baseball memorabilia

1908 Rose Co. Post Card featuring Cy Young. This is one of the rarest and most attractive early baseball postcards. Cy Young won more, lost more and pitched more games than anyone else in history. Raised in a poor rural Ohio family, he said that he developed his fastball as a kid by using rocks to hunt turkeys.

 

1887 Allen & Ginter Album A16. This rare lithographed album measures 6" X 18," has 12 pages and is string bound. The pages pictures the N28 cards spread out against various backgrounds. The cover pictures boxing great Jack Dempsy and baseball Hall of Famer John Ward. The album was a premium obtained by gathering coupons packed in cigarette packs.

 

1887 Allen & Ginter Album A16 inide page.

 

1888 Scorecard featuring Tim Keefe. Notice that the cover advertises the Old Judge baseball cards, called 'photographs.' Most scorecards were four page booklets, with the scorecard, advertising and various designs.

 

1887 Goodwin 'Round' Album A35 inside page. This unique and popular perfectly round album is also referred to as the Old Judge Album. The album has 9 pages which measure 8-1/4" in diameter and are held in a special metal holder.

 

1916 Drayper and Maynard Sporting Goods Catalog, featuring Shoeless Joe Jackson. Jackson was one of the finest batters of the era. He was permanently banned from the game for his part in the fixing of the 1919 World Series game. Today, his name is taken on mythical status, and all Jackson-related memorabilia is highly sought after.

 

1880's Chocolate Box featuring the New York Giant

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