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1896 The Boston Sunday Globe Baseball Game Pieces Supplement

Lot Number 612

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Still almost two decades before Fenway Park broke ground, more than 20 years before the ill-fated sale of Babe Ruth, Boston was embracing baseball with little knowledge of the heartaches that accompanied. Issued by The Boston Sunday Globe on April 19, 1836, this baseball cut-outs supplement encouraged fans bring the game into their homes. The 10 x 7-1/2” thick stock item features (14) player likenesses, a bench and a lengthy grandstand, all of which have numeric identifiers. Instructions on the page read “Cut on inside black lines” and “Be sure to see Page 32 for full Directions.” The colorful piece presents nicely, through three of the corners have been mended with tape.



 
 
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