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Vintage Baseball Cards

Over 100 years, images of athletes went from tobacco companies' marketing materials to overhyped investments favored by nostalgic colelctors.
[Joe Tinker, Chicago Cubs, baseball card portrait]
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[John Gaffney, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

[John Gaffney, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Thomas Burns, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Thomas Burns, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Buck Ewing, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Buck Ewing, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Schomberg, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Schomberg, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "Shomberg"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Charlie Getzien, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Charlie Getzien, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Pop Schriver, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

[Pop Schriver, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Sam Wise, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

[Sam Wise, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Marty Sullivan, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Marty Sullivan, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Larry Corcoran, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Larry Corcoran, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Bakely, Cleveland Blues, Spiders, and Infants, baseball card portrait]

[Bakely, Cleveland Blues, Spiders, and Infants, baseball card portrait...

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "Bakley"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Dan Brouthers, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

[Dan Brouthers, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Cliff Carroll, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

[Cliff Carroll, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Ed Morris, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Ed Morris, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[George Wood, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

[George Wood, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Gus Krock, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Gus Krock, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jim Mutrie, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Jim Mutrie, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jimmy McAleer, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

[Jimmy McAleer, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Fred Dunlap, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Fred Dunlap, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Thomas Burns, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Thomas Burns, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jack Clements, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

[Jack Clements, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Lev Shreve, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Lev Shreve, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "Chreve"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Ned Williamson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Paul Radford, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

[Paul Radford, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Buck Ewing, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Buck Ewing, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Charlie Sprague, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Charlie Sprague, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Harry Staley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Harry Staley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Lev Shreve, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Lev Shreve, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Elmer Cleveland, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Elmer Cleveland, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jake Beckley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Jake Beckley, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Chief Zimmer, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

[Chief Zimmer, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jack Glasscock, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Jack Glasscock, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Tom Gunning, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

[Tom Gunning, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Pete Conway, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

[Pete Conway, Detroit Wolverines, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[John Clarkson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[John Clarkson, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Emmett Seery, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Emmett Seery, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Connie Mack, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

[Connie Mack, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jim Fogarty, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

[Jim Fogarty, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Mark Baldwin, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Mark Baldwin, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. "Fido"- -caption on card. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Watch Burnham, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[Watch Burnham, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Abner Dalrymple, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Abner Dalrymple, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Mike Dorgan, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Mike Dorgan, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Tim Keefe, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Tim Keefe, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Al Maul, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

[Al Maul, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[William Sowders, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

[William Sowders, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Frank Dwyer, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Frank Dwyer, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Black Jack Burdock, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

[Black Jack Burdock, Boston Beaneaters, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jim Fogarty, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

[Jim Fogarty, Philadelphia Quakers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jimmy McAleer, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

[Jimmy McAleer, Cleveland Spiders, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[George Myers, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

[George Myers, Indianapolis Hoosiers, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Pat Deasley, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Pat Deasley, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Pete Sweeny, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

[Pete Sweeny, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Jim O'Rourke, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Jim O'Rourke, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Al Myers, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

[Al Myers, Washington Statesmen, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Hugh Collins, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

[Hugh Collins, New York Giants, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.

[Charlie Sprague, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

[Charlie Sprague, Chicago White Stockings, baseball card portrait]

Baseball card title devised by Library staff. Issued by: Goodwin & Company. Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.