(6) Vintage 1869-1920s Scorecards/Publications with 1926 World Series 
Lot Number 981
 
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Offered is a sextet of vintage baseball scorecards that range in date from the 1860s-1926 World Series. This intricate grouping of ephemera provides an interesting glimpse into the players and advertising of pre-war baseball. The majority of pieces is off-grade but still quite readable and ready to display. For a detailed list of scorecards, please visit our website.

1.) dated 4/10/1869 Oliver Opticís Magazine that details The Play Ground. Our National Game on page 237. This early story writes of the rules, regulations and locations of 1860s baseball. The binding is intact with some loose pages; 2.) circa 1880s North Iowa State League schedule. This Osage city issue contains numerous pencil marking, paper loss and additions; 3.) circa 1890s advertising scorecard piece with paper residue; 4.) dated 1895 Atlantic City Baseball Association scorecard. Undated contest for Atlantic City vs. Bridgeton is pencil marked and heavily taped. This fragile ephemera displays multiple creases and tears; 5.) circa 1900s Diamond Brand Baseball Goods generic unmarked scorecard with significant notching, stains and wear; 6.) dated 1926 World Series Cardinals vs. Yankees advertising scorecard. Unmarked with lineups, with pencil marking and heavy centerfold stress with half separation.  
 
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