Lot # 5: ORIGINAL INVITATION AND TICKET TO JUNE 30TH, 1909 FORBES FIELD (PITTSBURGH) OPENING GAME AND DEDICATION CEREMONY (NSM COLLECTION)

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Item was in Auction "Spring Premier Auction 2014",
which ran from 4/30/2014 5:00 PM to
5/18/2014 9:30 AM



Invitation from the Pittsburgh Base Ball Club to the June 30th, 1909 opening game of the season between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates celebrating the opening of newly built Forbes Field. Beautiful embossed logo in the shape of a coat of arms at the top. Also included is a separate admission card to the contest. Fronts of both are in nice condition. Backs of both the invitation and admission card have glue and tape residue from album removal. Invitation measures 6 1/2" by 8 1/2". Admission card measures 3 1/2" by 5 1/2". Great piece of Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball History!

Includes a Letter of Provenance from The Newport Sports Museum.