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Leo Durocher, Manager, New York Giants, from Picture Cards, series 6 (R406-6) issued by Bowman Gum

Publisher:
Issued by Bowman Gum Company
Date:
1952
Medium:
Commerical color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in. (7.9 x 5.3 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 327, R406-6.136
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 773
Number 146 in series. Trade cards from the set, "Picture Cards," series 6 (R406-6), issued in 1952 by Bowman Gum.
Inscription: Printed facsimile autograph on lower portion of card: Leo Durocher
Printed text on verso of card: LEO DUROCHER/ [illegible]-New York Giants/ Born: Springfield, Mass., July [illegible]/ Height: 5-9 Weight: [illegible]/ Batted: Right Throw: Right/ On Aug. 11, 1951, Durocher's/ Dandies were 13 1/2 games out/ of first, yet they won the/ pennant in an exciting finish,/ beating the Dodgers in the/ third game of a playoff. The/ stretch drive included a 16-/game winning streak. The/ Giants' skipper was hailed as/ the manager of the year./ No. 146 in the 1952 SERIES/ BASEBALL/ PICTURE CARDS/ Get a $1.00 value Baseball Cap of your favorite/ major league team by sending 5 wrappers and 50/ cents to BOWMAN Baseball, P.O. BOX 234, New/ York 23, N.Y. State size: small, medium or large./ copyright 1952 Bowman Gum Division, Haelan Labora-/tories, Inc., Phila. 44, Pa. - Ptd. in U.S.A.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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