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Sweeney, New York, American League, from the Ball Players series (E145) for Cracker Jack

Publisher:
Rueckheim Bros. & Eckstein (American, Chicago and Brooklyn)
Date:
1914–15
Medium:
Commercial lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/16 x 2 5/16 in. (7.7 x 5.8 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 315, E145.112
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 773
Trade cards from the "Ball Players" series (E145). Two sets were issued, one in 1914 (144 cards) and a reissue in 1915 (176 cards), to be distributed in boxes of Cracker Jack.
Inscription: Printed text on upper portion of card: Cracker Jack/ BALL PLAYERS
Printed text on lower portion of card: SWEENEY, NEW YORK - AMERICANS
[Printed text on verso of card not visible as card is affixed to album page]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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