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redmansam
06-15-2010, 07:40 PM
I'm trying to identify the team designations on a few and acquire one or more.

Acquire: Dick Hoblitzel (if he's a Cin.Red)

Learn team designation: Al Bridwell
Jean Dubuc
Kid Elberfield

I appreciate any help if you have any of these players.

Thanks,Len

JamesGallo
06-15-2010, 09:21 PM
Are you sure you not thinking of the 1923 German set?

James G

Bridwell
06-15-2010, 09:42 PM
Hi,

Here's a sample of the Bridwell stamp. They are from 1909-1910, listed as German Baseball Stamps in the catalog. Bridwell is New York. Dubuc and Hoblitzell are Cincinnati for sure. Don't know about Elberfeld.

Ron

fkw
06-15-2010, 09:48 PM
http://centuryoldcards.com/images/1909stamphoblitzell.jpg

http://centuryoldcards.com/images/1909stampelberfeld.jpg

rhettyeakley
06-15-2010, 10:30 PM
There are some players that are found on two different teams. It believe that the ones with one name on front are a different series than the ones with the two names on them (although I never paid attention to which one would have been produced first). I have seen a Spike Shannon (double name) with New York with whom he actually played, and then I currently own a Shannon (one name) with Boston, a team he never played for, nor did anyone lese with the last name Shannon. Both versions had the same image (although there were some minor differences between the two).

JamesGallo
06-16-2010, 01:49 AM
I stand corrected wow that looks like a cool set I will have to look them up when I can get to my guide. Is it a large set any big names?

James G

Rob D.
06-16-2010, 07:08 AM
 

birdman42
06-16-2010, 08:38 AM
Near as I can tell, this is Warren Miller, whose ML career consisted of 85 AB split between the 1909 and 1911 seasons in Washington. Not exactly a high-profile player.

Bill

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e317/birdman42/Millerstamp.jpg

Leon
06-16-2010, 09:02 AM
Neat little obscure stamps...(note different pose than Elberfield above)

http://luckeycards.com/pstunc1910sgermanstampelberfeld.jpg

Bridwell
06-16-2010, 11:06 AM
Yes, there are lots of big names in the set. I bought this book where somebody had 'stamped' a bunch of them. Note Cobb, Matty, McGraw, Speaker, Plank and Jennings on this page.

Ron

redmansam
06-16-2010, 11:46 PM
Thanks to all for the info. This leaves only to determine the team for Jean Dubuc.
Len

Bridwell
06-17-2010, 08:51 AM
Hi Len,
Dubuc is Cincinnati.