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    1905 MacIntire Studios Philadelphia Athletics "American League Champions" Cabinet Card SGC 50 VG/EX 4. Some of the most wonderfully designed pieces are the team composite cabinet cards that date back the 1880's. There could be no finer way for fans to see not just a favorite player but the portraits of an entire team. Such is the case with this wonderful cabinet produced by MacIntire Studios of Philadelphia, PA. By 1905, few baseball cabinets were still being made so we are lucky to have this rare piece utilizing a horseshoe design honoring the 1905 American League pennant winners, Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics. Showcasing eighteen total members of the '05 squad plus Mack, visually it is one of the more impressive ever made. Although the Athletics would lose the World Series to Christy Mathewson who pitched three shut-outs and the New York Giants, Philadelphia fans would have treasured the formal street-clothes portraits of Connie Mack, Rube Waddell, Eddie Plank, Chief Bender, a moustached Monte Cross plus 14 others. The detail, contrast and crispness of the photo are about as ideal as one could ever hope for. Graded what we feel is a harsh SGC 50 VG/EX 4, as this prized gem presents at the excellent-mint level and is to the best of our research the only example known.

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