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Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals, 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, R406-6.183
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 773
Number 196 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: Stan Musial
Printed text on verso of card: STAN MUSIAL/ [illegible]-St. Louis Cardinals/ Born: Donora, Pa., Nov. 21, 1920/ Height: 6 ft. Weight: 175/ Batted: Left Throw: Left/ Led the National League bat-/ters for the fifth time in 1951./ His average was .355. Tied/ for lead in scoring most runs/ (124), hit for most total/ bases (355), tied for most/ triples (12). Extended own/ National League record by/ scoring 100 or more runs for/ 8th straight year./ No. 196 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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