Lot # 1: COLLECTION OF (10) 19TH CENTURY BASEBALL SCORECARDS (1877-84)

Category: All

Starting Bid: $2,000.00

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Item was in Auction "SCP Auctions April 2008 Live Auction",
which ran from 4/1/2008 10:00 AM to
4/15/2008 3:00 PM



These early dual-fold scorecards feature pre-printed lineups on the score sheet side with most displaying interesting period advertising on the obverse. Many of the 19th Century's great players are featured. Lot includes; 1877 St. Louis Brown Stockings vs Boston Red Caps(NL Champs) - O'Rourke, G. Wright, Bond; 1878 "Picked Nine" vs Boston Red Caps (NL Champs) - O'Rourke, G. Wright, Bond; 1879 Boston Red Caps vs Buffalo Bisons - O'Rourke, G. Wright, Galvin, Bond; 1879 Boston Red Caps vs Buffalo Bisons - O'Rourke, Galvin, Bond; 1879 Boston Red Caps vs Providence Grays (NL Champs) - O'Rourke, Ward, G. Wright; 1881 Boston Red Caps vs Providence Grays - Ward, G. Wright; 1883 New York Gothams vs Boston Beaneaters (NL Champs) - Ewing, Connor, Ward; 1883 Buffalo Bisons vs Boston Beaneaters (NL Champs) - O'Rourke, Brouthers, Galvin; 1884 Boston Beaneaters vs Providence Grays - Radbourne; 1884 Boston Beaneaters vs Buffalo Bisons - O'Rourke, Brouthers, Galvin. All have been scored neatly in pencil with many having extra written information, including six with the actual game date. Some have the current standings printed on the card. One has an image of Boston Captain John Morrill on the front. All have the usual center fold and display well. An interesting group from the very early years of the National League
5,000 USD - 7,000 USD