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[Richard J. Egan/Mich'l Mitchell, Cincinnati Reds, baseball card portrait]

[Richard J. Egan/Mich'l Mitchell, Cincinnati Reds, baseball card portrait]

 
 
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Summary

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.

Over 100 years, images of athletes went from tobacco companies' marketing materials to overhyped investments favored by nostalgic colelctors.

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Date

01/01/1912
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American Tobacco Company, sponsor
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Library of Congress
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