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Old 08-18-2008, 08:20 AM
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Posted By: Shawn

Getting a little full. Thought I would start a new one. Picked this up, but I cannot find another with the same cover? I thought I had seen it before?



















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Posted By: Dan Bretta

Just got this one in the mail today...it's Paddock, Nebraska. The interesting thing to me is that it appears as though they may have been playing against a Woman's team? The two players on the right appear to be women to me.

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Posted By: Shawn

Certainly an interesting stance and a high belt line....

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Posted By: Shawn

This was an accidental pickup that Jodi Birkholm has informed me is a baseball pass signed by Mike Kelley who played for the Louisville Colonels. Thanks again, Jodi! I have included some info about him below.


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Traded by Louisville Colonels with Rube Waddell, Bert Cunningham, Deacon Phillippe, Jack Wadsworth, Chief Zimmer, Tacks Latimer, Tom Messitt, Claude Ritchey, Tommy Leach, Fred Clarke and Honus Wagner to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Jack Chesbro, Paddy Fox, John O'Brien, Art Madison and $25000 (December 8, 1899).
Sold by Pittsburgh Pirates to Indianapolis (American) (@March, 1900).

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Posted By: Rob D.

I won't be getting this framed, so rest assured there will be no "framing" post forthcoming. Nevertheless, it's always fun to add a new pennant.

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Posted By: CarltonHendricks

Dan, yeah the stance on that one guy looks like something from The Three Amigos movie

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Posted By: Dan Bretta

Carlton, I think you nailed it with that comment...that's exactly what that stance reminds me of.

Here's a nifty 1906 or 1907 ticket stub to a Lincoln baseball game. The facsimile signature is Ducky Holmes.

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Posted By: Steve

Just discovered that those players in the cut photo appeared in this game to raise funds for the war effort. I sure hope the old-timers team photo(s) are in here.

*Pictured is a lineup of baseball's oldtimers who appeared at the Polo Grounds today to take part in a program featuring a war bond baseball game sponsored by the New York Journal American. Left to right, back row: "Duffy" Lewis, Ed Collins, Roger Bresnahan, Connie Mack, Umpire Klem "Red" Murray, George Sissler. Front row: Hans Wagner, Frankie Frisch, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson, Tris Speaker. The 45,000 who attended the Patriotic Jubilee bought $800,000 in war bonds.

August 26, 1943;*

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Posted By: Brock G.

Just got this cool Tigers figural-

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