Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Eppa Rixey, Pitcher, Cincinnati Nationals, from the American Caramel Baseball Players series (E120) for the American Caramel Company

Publisher:
Issued by American Caramel Company, Lancaster and York, Pennsylvania
Date:
1922
Medium:
Photolithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 × 2 in. (8.2 × 5.1 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 314, E120.220
Not on view
Trade cards from the "American Caramel" baseball card series (E120), issued in 1922 in a set of 240 cards by the American Caramel Company. The set contains cards in two colors: sepia to represent American League players, and green-blue to represent players from the National League.
Inscription: Printed along lower edge of card: EPPA RIXEY/ PITCHER, CINCINNATI NATIONALS
Printed text on verso of card: CINCINNATI NATIONALS/ "REDS"/ MANAGER-PAT MORAN/ PETE DONOHUE PITCHER/ ADOLFO LUQUE/ PITCHER/ CLIFF MARKLE PITCHER/ EPPA RIXEY PITCHER/ JOHN GILLESPIE PITCHER/ IVY WINGO CATCHER/ GENE (BUBBLES) HARGRAVE CATCHER/ JAKE DAUBERT FIRST BASE/ SAMMY BOHNE SECOND BASE/ JIMMY CAVENEY SHORT STOP/ RALPH PINELLI THIRD BASE/ EDDIE ROUSH OUTFIELD/ LOUIS (PAT) DUNCAN OUTFIELD/ GOERGE BURNS OUTFIELD/ EARL (GREASY) NEALE OUTFIELD/ THIS PICTURE IS ONE OF A SERIES OF 240/ PICTURES OF BASEBALL STARS- 15 PLAYERS IN EACH OF THE 16 MAJOR LEAGUE TEAMS./ WE SUPPLY HANDSOME BLANK ALBUMS TO HOLD 120 PICTURES- ONE FOR AMERICAN/ LEAGUE, ONE FOR NATIONAL LEAGUE- FOR/ 16 CENTS EACH POSTPAID./ AMERICAN CARAMEL CO./ LANCASTER, PA. YORK, PA.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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