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Exhibition Baseball Americana

A Selection of Baseball Cards from the Collections and their Positions on an Imaginary Baseball Diamond

Pitcher: Christy Mathewson (1880–1925). New York Giants. Hand-colored chromolithograph. Turkey Red Cabinets (T3). American Tobacco Co., 1911. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.01)
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Catcher: Doc Bushong (1856–1908). St. Louis Browns. Chromolithograph. Buchner Gold Coin (N284). D. Buchner & Co., 1887. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.02)
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Batter: Ty Cobb (1886–1961). Detroit Tigers. Color relief halftone. Series of Champions (T227). Honest Long Cut and Miners Extra, 1912. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.03)
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First base: Fred Merkle (1888–1956). New York Giants. Color relief halftone. White Borders (T206). American Tobacco Co., 1909. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.04)
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Second base: Art Phelan (1887–1954). Chicago Cubs. Gelatin silver print. Fatima (T222). Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co., 1914. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.05)
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Baserunner: Mike Mattimore (1858–1931). Philadelphia Athletics. Albumen photograph. Old Judge (N172). Goodwin & Co., 1888. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.06)
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Shortstop: Jack Barry (1887–1961). Philadelphia Athletics. Color relief halftone. Brown Backgrounds (T207). American Tobacco Co., 1912. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.07)
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Third base: Harry Baker. Kansas City Blues. Color relief halftone. Mecca Double Folders (T201). American Tobacco Co., 1911. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.08)
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Left field: E. A. Burch (1856–1892). Brooklyn Trolley-Dodgers. Chromolithograph. W. S. Kimball Champions (N184). W. S. Kimball, 1888. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.09)
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Center field: Tris Speaker (1888–1958). Boston Red Sox. Photomechanical print. Gold Borders (T205). American Tobacco Co., 1911. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.10)
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Right field: King Kelly (1857–1894). Boston Beaneaters. Chromolithograph. Goodwin Champions (N162). Goodwin & Co., 1888. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (024.00.11)
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A Selection of Baseball Cards from the Collections and their Positions on an Imaginary Baseball Diamond

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