[Richard J. Egan/Mich'l Mitchell, Cincinnati Reds, baseball card portrait]
Baseball card title devised by Library staff.
Issued by: American Tobacco Company.
Center photo caption: "Chase gets ball too late."
Forms part of: Baseball cards from the Benjamin K. Edwards Collection.
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