NonSports Forum

Net54baseball.com
Welcome to Net54baseball.com. These forums are devoted to both Pre- and Post- war baseball cards and vintage memorabilia, as well as other sports. There is a separate section for Buying, Selling and Trading - the B/S/T area!! If you write anything concerning a person or company your full name needs to be in your post or obtainable from it. . Contact the moderator at leon@net54baseball.com should you have any questions or concerns. Enjoy!
Net54baseball.com
Net54baseball.com
T206s on eBay
Babe Ruth Cards on eBay
t206 Ty Cobb on eBay
Ty Cobb Cards on eBay
Lou Gehrig Cards on eBay
Baseball T201-T217 on eBay
Baseball E90-E107 on eBay
T205 Cards on eBay
Baseball Postcards on eBay
Goudey Cards on eBay
Baseball Memorabilia on eBay
Baseball Exhibit Cards on eBay
Baseball Strip Cards on eBay
Baseball Baking Cards on eBay
Sporting News Cards on eBay
Play Ball Cards on eBay
Joe DiMaggio Cards on eBay
Mickey Mantle Cards on eBay
Bowman 1951-1955 on eBay
Football Cards on eBay

Go Back   Net54baseball.com Forums > Net54baseball Main Forum - WWII & Older Baseball Cards > Net54baseball Sports (Primarily) Vintage Memorabilia Forum incl. Game Used

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-10-2010, 07:37 AM
Shoeless Moe Shoeless Moe is offline
Paul Gruszka aka P Diddy, Cambo, Fluke, Jagr, PG13, Bon Jokey, Paulie Walnuts, Smartest Net54er
Pa.ul Grus.zka
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Over by there
Posts: 4,464
Default Black Sox pickups

Here are a few Black Sox related items I've picked up this summer.....anybody else have anything I'd love to see what you have.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 1919sox.jpg (71.0 KB, 2368 views)
File Type: jpg reds1919.jpg (78.3 KB, 2361 views)
File Type: jpg wsprog.jpg (73.2 KB, 2357 views)
File Type: jpg display2.jpg (64.7 KB, 2355 views)
File Type: jpg gandil.jpg (58.6 KB, 2346 views)
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-10-2010, 07:40 AM
Shoeless Moe Shoeless Moe is offline
Paul Gruszka aka P Diddy, Cambo, Fluke, Jagr, PG13, Bon Jokey, Paulie Walnuts, Smartest Net54er
Pa.ul Grus.zka
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Over by there
Posts: 4,464
Default Black Sox pickups cont.....

A couple more:
Attached Images
File Type: jpg pennantandauto.jpg (72.1 KB, 2336 views)
File Type: jpg jacksonwaycross.jpg (70.1 KB, 2346 views)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-10-2010, 07:51 AM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Hi Shoeless...this is one of my favorite subjects. Here's a couple of autographs to go along with the topic:
Attached Images
File Type: jpg misc 133.jpg (64.4 KB, 2336 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0778.jpg (66.9 KB, 2338 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0780.jpg (66.1 KB, 2336 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0781.jpg (74.3 KB, 2337 views)
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-10-2010, 09:36 AM
thegashousegang thegashousegang is offline
Jimmy M
member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 148
Default

Some really nice items - thanks for sharing.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-10-2010, 09:46 AM
prewarsports prewarsports is online now
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,523
Default

I have one of these in my personal collection so I did not bid as high as I should have, but someone got a great deal on this signature from ebay last week!

Rhys
Attached Images
File Type: jpg benzjoe.jpg (11.0 KB, 2321 views)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-10-2010, 10:04 AM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Some additional "clean sox" players:
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_0779.jpg (62.0 KB, 2315 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0782.jpg (78.8 KB, 2319 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0784.jpg (79.6 KB, 2306 views)
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-10-2010, 01:57 PM
Forever Young's Avatar
Forever Young Forever Young is offline
Weingarten's Vintage
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Fargo, ND
Posts: 2,052
Default 1917 Joe Jizno type 1 Paul Thompson photo

Joe with his trophies: Joe is shown with two trophies he won in 1917. The trophy on the right he won in Boston by throwing a baseball 396 feet in competition against the best long-distance throwers in the American and National leagues(including Ruth). He broke all records for throwing a baseball the farthest. The trophy on the left is for outbatting Ty Cobb in a critical series in 1917. The picture of Joe was taken while he was traveling back to his native South after the baseball season. He stopped long enough between trains to pose for this picture. These trophies are still in the Jackson family..............

__________________
[I]"When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in B&W, you photograph their souls."
~Ted Grant


Www.weingartensvintage.com

https://www.facebook.com/WeingartensVintage

http://www.psacard.com/Articles/Arti...ben-weingarten

ALWAYS BUYING BABE RUTH RED SOX TYPE 1 PHOTOGRAPHS--->To add to my collection

Last edited by Forever Young; 09-14-2010 at 12:30 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-10-2010, 02:15 PM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

How about a couple of Hall of Famers. I often wonder if Red Faber would have been one of the boys and taken money if he would have been healthy enough to play.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg misc 100.jpg (72.4 KB, 2273 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0646.jpg (72.5 KB, 2274 views)
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-10-2010, 02:56 PM
ksfarmboy's Avatar
ksfarmboy ksfarmboy is offline
Clint
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Kansas
Posts: 1,322
Default

Shoeless who's in the photograph and I can't make out the bat.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg jjack.jpg (73.9 KB, 2257 views)
File Type: jpg bwe.jpg (34.8 KB, 2253 views)
__________________
Buying Kansas CDVs, Cabinets, RPPCs and other pre 1930 memorabilia.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-12-2010, 05:23 PM
snider4prez snider4prez is offline
Trevor Hocking
member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Riverside, Ca
Posts: 79
Default

Great stuff guys!!! My favorite subject. Here are a few things I have on the old Black Soxs
Trevor
Attached Images
File Type: jpg DSCF1348.jpg (73.2 KB, 2180 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF1349.jpg (79.8 KB, 2183 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF1350.jpg (75.2 KB, 2180 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF1351.jpg (74.4 KB, 2172 views)
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 09-12-2010, 05:58 PM
MGHPro's Avatar
MGHPro MGHPro is offline
Matt
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: NJ
Posts: 1,273
Default

One of the rarest, if not the rarest of the Spalding bats
Matt
__________________

Matt Bub13@aol.com
Always looking for 40k Kork Grip Bats, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Lou Gehrig and Joe Jackson Bats & Gloves
http://oldbaseballbats.webs.com/
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 09-13-2010, 07:06 AM
Shoeless Moe Shoeless Moe is offline
Paul Gruszka aka P Diddy, Cambo, Fluke, Jagr, PG13, Bon Jokey, Paulie Walnuts, Smartest Net54er
Pa.ul Grus.zka
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Over by there
Posts: 4,464
Default KSFarmboy

Thanks.....the pix is a Bain of Happy Felsch and the bat is a Game Used 1916-1919 Chick Gandil. Sorry the pix of it isn't good, the name looks better in person.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 09-13-2010, 07:26 AM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Oh man I'd love to have a couple of 1919 WS stubs...great stuff.
Here's a couple more autos from the team:
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_0786.jpg (76.9 KB, 1803 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0792.jpg (75.0 KB, 1802 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_0793.jpg (80.2 KB, 1793 views)
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 09-13-2010, 07:27 AM
thekingofclout's Avatar
thekingofclout thekingofclout is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,958
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Forever Young View Post
Joe with his trophies: Joe is shown with two trophies he won in 1917, the trophy on the right he won in Boston by throwing a baseball 396 feet, in competition against the best long-distance throwers in the American and National leagues(including Ruth). He broke all records for throwing a baseball the farthest. The trophy on the left is for outbatting Ty Cobb in a critical series in 1917. The picture of Joe was taken while he was traveling back to his native South after the baseball season , he stopped long enough between trains to pose for this picture. These trophies are still in the Jackson family..............

Damn Ben. That's a killer photo...
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 09-14-2010, 06:53 AM
Shoeless Moe Shoeless Moe is offline
Paul Gruszka aka P Diddy, Cambo, Fluke, Jagr, PG13, Bon Jokey, Paulie Walnuts, Smartest Net54er
Pa.ul Grus.zka
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Over by there
Posts: 4,464
Default

Just got this puppy back from PSA - been waiting for one at a "decent" price for a long time.

The PSA population for Game 2 is 7 now. If anyone has access to their population report, can you tell me how many total stubs from the 1919 Series have been encaps by them, just curious.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 1919stub2.jpg (78.5 KB, 1755 views)
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 09-14-2010, 07:30 AM
sayhey24's Avatar
sayhey24 sayhey24 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 1,410
Default

Here's a 1923 sidewritten Buck Weaver -- unfortunately I can't get a good photo of the sidewriting -- it's washed out by the flash -- I'm going to have to get someone who knows something about photography to shoot it for me.

Greg

Bats and memorabilia at:
baseballbasement.com
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Carroll.jpg (20.4 KB, 1742 views)
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 09-15-2010, 02:28 PM
jb217676's Avatar
jb217676 jb217676 is offline
Jeff
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: The 6
Posts: 2,760
Default 1909 PC758 Max Stein Buck Weaver Postcard

My favorite postcard!
Attached Images
File Type: jpg BuckWeaver.jpg (78.6 KB, 1698 views)
__________________
My collection can be viewed at http://imageevent.com/jeffintoronto

Always looking for interesting pre-war baseball & hockey postcards!
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 09-15-2010, 02:34 PM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Jeff, does that postcard designation mean it's from 1909? Just wondering since Weaver didn't make the majors till 1912.
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 09-15-2010, 02:37 PM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

actually I see what looks like 1912 on the card, but still curious as to the 1909 designation.
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 09-15-2010, 02:41 PM
jb217676's Avatar
jb217676 jb217676 is offline
Jeff
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: The 6
Posts: 2,760
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr2686 View Post
Jeff, does that postcard designation mean it's from 1909? Just wondering since Weaver didn't make the majors till 1912.
Max Stein postcards were released between 1909-1916. PSA just uses the original year of issue on the flips. Maybe they do this because they are not exactly sure what year these postcards were issued.
__________________
My collection can be viewed at http://imageevent.com/jeffintoronto

Always looking for interesting pre-war baseball & hockey postcards!
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 09-15-2010, 02:47 PM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Cool...thanks! No matter how they designate it, it's a great postcard.
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 09-17-2010, 06:38 AM
sayhey24's Avatar
sayhey24 sayhey24 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 1,410
Default

Here's a Ray Schalk game bat --

Greg
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Schalk bat full.jpg (48.2 KB, 1797 views)
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 09-17-2010, 10:14 AM
Leon's Avatar
Leon Leon is offline
Leon
peasant/forum owner
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: near Dallas
Posts: 32,978
Default a few neat BF2's....

A few neat BF2's....
Attached Images
File Type: jpg bl6bf2jackson2.JPG (31.3 KB, 1781 views)
File Type: jpg bl6bf2whitesoxx4.jpg (72.7 KB, 1781 views)
File Type: jpg bl6bf2whitesoxx42nd.jpg (72.5 KB, 1781 views)
__________________
Leon Luckey
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 09-20-2010, 07:27 PM
bigfish bigfish is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 1,383
Default blacksox photos

A few photos.....
Attached Images
File Type: jpg blacksox.jpg (72.0 KB, 1728 views)
Reply With Quote
  #25  
Old 09-25-2010, 01:54 PM
Ladder7's Avatar
Ladder7 Ladder7 is offline
Steve F
St.eve F@llet.ti
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 2,029
Default

ca1910 penny postcard. "NO BETTING ALLOWED IN THIS PARK"... Please go to the nearest gin mill.


Last edited by Ladder7; 11-21-2010 at 05:30 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #26  
Old 09-25-2010, 02:24 PM
aelefson aelefson is online now
Alan Elefson
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: MA
Posts: 1,100
Default

Hi-
Scanned below is an issue of the Independent from 10/16/1920. It shows the "eight men out" on one page.
Alan
Attached Images
File Type: jpg August 1, 2010 (21).jpg (76.5 KB, 1642 views)
File Type: jpg August 1, 2010 (22).jpg (72.1 KB, 1645 views)
Reply With Quote
  #27  
Old 11-20-2010, 01:27 PM
Shoeless Moe Shoeless Moe is offline
Paul Gruszka aka P Diddy, Cambo, Fluke, Jagr, PG13, Bon Jokey, Paulie Walnuts, Smartest Net54er
Pa.ul Grus.zka
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Over by there
Posts: 4,464
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr2686 View Post
How about a couple of Hall of Famers. I often wonder if Red Faber would have been one of the boys and taken money if he would have been healthy enough to play.
Faber would NOT have been in on it with the 8, he was a life long friend of Schalk. They knew each other in the minor league, played with each other for the Sox, and remained lifelong friends after their playing days.

Schalk even was on record saying if Faber was healthy enough to have played in that Series the conspiracy would have failed. The 8 probably wouldn't even had let him know of it, just like they didn't inform Schalk or Collins cuz they knew there was no way they'd go along.
Reply With Quote
  #28  
Old 11-20-2010, 02:19 PM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Interesting. I had never heard that about Faber and Schalk being so close. I've got a couple more Blacksox/Cleansox on my want list for next year so hopefully we can keep this thread going.
Reply With Quote
  #29  
Old 11-21-2010, 07:09 AM
3-2-count's Avatar
3-2-count 3-2-count is offline
T0NY @
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,762
Default

Reply With Quote
  #30  
Old 11-21-2010, 07:27 AM
thekingofclout's Avatar
thekingofclout thekingofclout is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,958
Default

Boy Anthony, that is sweet photo! You gotta love Weaver's white glove. Just a terrific pick-up.

My best, Jimmy
Reply With Quote
  #31  
Old 11-21-2010, 12:41 PM
Kawika's Avatar
Kawika Kawika is offline
David McDonald
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: British Siberia
Posts: 2,672
Default

Killer postcard, Tony! Lookit all them box seat swells in their straw boaters and Arrow collars getting to hang with Buck. A ripping day at the ballpark in 1913.
Reply With Quote
  #32  
Old 11-21-2010, 02:01 PM
Ladder7's Avatar
Ladder7 Ladder7 is offline
Steve F
St.eve F@llet.ti
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 2,029
Default

Stellar piece! Has Father Mulcahy placed his wager? Buck's white (light tan) glove is terrific.
Reply With Quote
  #33  
Old 11-21-2010, 02:28 PM
3-2-count's Avatar
3-2-count 3-2-count is offline
T0NY @
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1,762
Default

Thanks for the kind words everyone in regards to the Weaver piece.
Holy cow Steve, I think that is Father Mulcahy to the left of Buck.
Reply With Quote
  #34  
Old 11-21-2010, 07:34 PM
esd10 esd10 is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: baltimore oh
Posts: 782
Default

i wish i had that type of money to spend on those great items but im poor but very nice items.
Reply With Quote
  #35  
Old 11-22-2010, 07:30 PM
jimm's Avatar
jimm jimm is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: NorCal
Posts: 305
Default

Thats why I love this sight, people sharing great items i could never find or afford.
Reply With Quote
  #36  
Old 11-23-2010, 11:26 PM
alltimeball alltimeball is offline
member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 4
Default

Hi everyone. New to the site. My name is Ed Gallagher. I saw this was where people were posting the Blacksox cards.

I just picked this up a week or so ago. I'm really not sure what it's worth but that's not why I got it. I just like the vintage stuff. I think it's a 1917 ? But that wouldn't make sense because the back says he has played from 1905-1920 so I don't really know. Anyway here's the card. Enjoy.

Ed
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Blacksoxcard1.jpg (43.3 KB, 1469 views)

Last edited by alltimeball; 11-24-2010 at 05:55 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #37  
Old 11-24-2010, 06:35 AM
Matt Matt is offline
Matt Wieder
member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 2,358
Default

Hap Felsch giving Joe a massage...
__________________
To send me a Private Message, click here.
Please check out my albums.

Last edited by Matt; 11-24-2010 at 06:36 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #38  
Old 01-07-2011, 11:26 PM
jb217676's Avatar
jb217676 jb217676 is offline
Jeff
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: The 6
Posts: 2,760
Default 1912 Burke & Atwell White Sox PC

Picked up this great PC that includes Buck Weaver and Eddie Cicotte.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 1912BurkeandAtwellWhiteSoxPostcardSGC40.jpg (48.1 KB, 1386 views)
__________________
My collection can be viewed at http://imageevent.com/jeffintoronto

Always looking for interesting pre-war baseball & hockey postcards!

Last edited by jb217676; 01-07-2011 at 11:27 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #39  
Old 01-08-2011, 12:53 AM
Kawika's Avatar
Kawika Kawika is offline
David McDonald
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: British Siberia
Posts: 2,672
Default

Guess I should add these photos I picked up from Goodwin's recent auction to this amazing array of Black Sox items posted so far. Hopefully they are worthy of inclusion. (The less said about the PSA pseudo-slabs the better).



Reply With Quote
  #40  
Old 01-08-2011, 06:00 AM
GKreindler's Avatar
GKreindler GKreindler is offline
Graig Kreindler
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 1,411
Default

WOW David, those are absolutely beautiful Thompsons. Bravo!

Graig
Reply With Quote
  #41  
Old 01-08-2011, 06:12 AM
Ladder7's Avatar
Ladder7 Ladder7 is offline
Steve F
St.eve F@llet.ti
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Florida
Posts: 2,029
Default

Clean, clear images David. And a nice profile of Joe in the dugout.

Dirty beater, Nov 1917;

Last edited by Ladder7; 01-19-2011 at 11:26 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #42  
Old 01-08-2011, 02:02 PM
Kawika's Avatar
Kawika Kawika is offline
David McDonald
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: British Siberia
Posts: 2,672
Default

Thanks, Graig and Steve.
Goodwin had around eight of these Black Sox photos in his auction - all beauties - and I would have tried to win 'em all if I could but you can't have everything. I am glad to have any image of the elusive McMullin but Felsch was the one I was ready to go for with a broken beer bottle in my hand. Crisp image of an old-time ballplayer from his spikes to his jaunty cap, a game face and a game belt buckle. And, Steve, God bless your sharp eye, that indeed does look like it may be Joe Jackson in the dugout (sitting right next to Ryan Christoff) - that don't hurt one bit - although I propose that we not start a six hundred post thread to debate it.
Reply With Quote
  #43  
Old 01-08-2011, 02:16 PM
VintageBall's Avatar
VintageBall VintageBall is offline
Robert S
member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 145
Default



In 1927 Hap Felsch became the player-manager for the Regina, Saskatchewan independent semi-pro baseball team, which took the opportunity to re-dub itself "Hap Felsch's Regina Balmorals" in its advertising.

According to published reports, Felsch played first base, third base and even pitched in the team’s games against other independent teams in cities and towns in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, and in the U.S. in North Dakota.

This telegram (above) was sent by Felsch on July 16, 1927 to someone named Johnnie Meyers, with Hap coming to terms with Meyers to have Meyers join the team in Moose Jaw (a city 45 miles west of Regina) to play for the same salary as another player, named in the missive as “Wayne.”

A photo was later affixed to the bottom of this telegram, showing Felsch (at right) sitting alongside another Balmoral player on the team’s bench. Both are in full uniform and both are smoking cigarettes.

Is the player at left the Johnnie Meyers named in the telegram?

Last edited by VintageBall; 01-08-2011 at 02:24 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #44  
Old 06-16-2011, 07:53 AM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Resurrecting this thread from earlier in the year with a pickup of of a Joe Jackson (Katie Jackson) signature. The closest I'm ever going to get to a real Jackson, and since his wife signed the majority of his stuff anyway, I felt it would be a good representation along with my other Blacksox/Cleansox items.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg joejackson.jpg (32.4 KB, 1480 views)
Reply With Quote
  #45  
Old 06-16-2011, 09:28 AM
btcarfagno btcarfagno is offline
T0m C@rf@gn0
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Central New Jersey
Posts: 3,239
Default

My new Joe Jackson decal bat. A big one too...35 inches. Looks like the label is about 60% intact.




Tom C
Reply With Quote
  #46  
Old 07-05-2011, 06:56 PM
Shoeless Moe Shoeless Moe is offline
Paul Gruszka aka P Diddy, Cambo, Fluke, Jagr, PG13, Bon Jokey, Paulie Walnuts, Smartest Net54er
Pa.ul Grus.zka
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Over by there
Posts: 4,464
Default Buck Weaver 1914 E&S Postcard

"beedeebeedeebeedeebuck"
Attached Images
File Type: jpg buck.jpg (70.0 KB, 1388 views)
Reply With Quote
  #47  
Old 07-18-2011, 05:44 PM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Just picked up a Joe Benz which at one time was pasted in to a scrapbook.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_1454.jpg (73.0 KB, 1319 views)
Reply With Quote
  #48  
Old 07-18-2011, 07:29 PM
Scott Garner's Avatar
Scott Garner Scott Garner is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Midwest
Posts: 6,414
Default Benz

Quote:
Originally Posted by mr2686 View Post
Just picked up a Joe Benz which at one time was pasted in to a scrapbook.
Hi Mike,
That's a nice looking Benz and no doubt that is authentic.
Did you know that Joe Benz threw a no-hitter in 1914?
I'm thinking that that was signed in the late 1940's or early 1950's. Do you have any clue when it was signed based on other items in the scrapbook?
Cool!
Reply With Quote
  #49  
Old 07-18-2011, 10:05 PM
BillyCoxDodgers3B BillyCoxDodgers3B is offline
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 1,223
Default

Benz ended up becoming a cemetery caretaker in his later years. Oddly, his teammates tended to keep track of him. I've seen a few handwritten responses from players to pioneering collectors who inquired about Benz' whereabouts (among other players). Invariably, the player would respond with "Works at cemetery, Chicago, Ill.". Might Benz have possessed more prowess than his stats would indicate, or did the Sporting News just run a "Where Are They Now?" column on him one too many times?
Reply With Quote
  #50  
Old 07-18-2011, 10:47 PM
mr2686 mr2686 is offline
Mike Rich@rds0n
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ca
Posts: 3,127
Default

Of course everyone knew where Joe Benz was...they were all dying to get in to his place of work! (rim shot)...thank you, I'll be here all week...try the fish!
Scott, no I didn't know that he threw a no hitter. I just looked it up and saw that it was actually the first White Sox no hitter that allowed a run (not sure how many in mlb where that has happend). Also realized that the 1919 team had 3 pitchers to either have thrown or that would throw a no hitter (Benz, Cicotte and Robertson and all three were caught by Ray Schalk)...pretty cool! Also, I did not actually see the scrapbook, just know that it was pasted into one, but your date range guess sounds about right based on strength of signature.
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
D327 Holsum Bread Cards + The Timing Of The Black Sox Scandal Archive Net54baseball Vintage (WWII & Older) Baseball Cards & New Member Introductions 12 12-26-2006 04:40 AM
Black Sox Cards/Website Archive Net54baseball Vintage (WWII & Older) Baseball Cards & New Member Introductions 2 10-02-2002 02:17 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:56 AM.


ebay GSB