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    1910-11 M116 Sporting Life Partial Set (150/287). A fresh to the hobby collection being presented for the first time. The M116 Sporting Life series was one of the more comprehensive card promotions of the era yet are found in far fewer numbers a century later. The tobacco and candy industries saw great success with colorful and flashy insert cards. In an effort to appeal to the sports fan who like to read about sports, Sporting Life took the less-is-more approach going with a subdued palette and formal head-and-shoulder portraits by Carl Horner. The cards circulated as 24 different sets of 12 cards each, complete sets are rarely offered. This presentation comes to Heritage after being passed down through one family since 1910. Seventeen cards have been graded by SGC. Includes: Graded - SGC 55 VG/EX+ 4.5: 5 cards, Roger Bresnahan, Clarke Griffith, Tom Jones, Earl Moore and Bob Unglaub; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 1 card, Vic Willis; SGC 45 VG+ 3.5: 1 card, Mordecai Brown; SGC 40 VG 3: 3 cards, Tommy McMillan, Jake Stahl and Ed Walsh; SGC 35 Good+ 2.5: 2 cards, Jack Coombs and Sam Crawford; SGC 30 Good 2: 5 cards, Frank Chance, Ed Cicotte, Eddie Collins, Hugh Jennings and Sam Leever. Ungraded Highlights: Adams/Black (GD), Baker/Black (VG-), Chief Bender (GD), Hal Chase (VG), Fred Clarke/Black (GD), Harry Davis (VG), Devlin/Black, Elmer Flick (VG), Johnny Kling (FR), John McGraw (GD+), Mullin/Black (GD), Joe Tinker/Black (GD), Summers/Black, Rube Waddell/Black (GD) and Bobby Wallace (GD). Grades 50% VG to EX, 50% PR to GD with some miscuts. The SMR value is just over $1,000.00 with no added value for half grades.

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    Includes: Ed Abbaticchio, Babe Adams, Frank Arrelanes, Les Bachman, Bill Bailey, Home Run Baker, Cy Barger, Jack Barry, Ginger Beaumont, Fred Beck, George Bell, Harry Bemis, Chief Bender, Bill Bergen, Heinie Berger, Bob Bescher, Joe Birmingham, Lena Blackburn, Kitty Bransfield, Roger Bresnahan, Al Bridwell, Buster Brown, Mordecai Brown, Donie Bush, Bobby Byrne, Howie Camnitz, Frank Chance, Chappy Charles, Hal Chase, Ed Cicotte, Fred Clarke, Nig Clarke, Eddie Collins, Wid Conroy, Jack Coombs, Frank Corridon, Doc Crandall, Sam Crawford, Birdie Cree, Bill Dahlen, Harry Davis, Jim Delehanty, Art Devlin, Pat Donahue, Wild Donovan, Red Dooin, Mickey Doolan, Patsy Dougherty, Tom Downey, Jimmy Dygert, Dick Eagan, Kid Elberfield, Cy Falkenberg, George Ferguson, Elmer Flick, Bill Foxen, Art Fromme, Doc Gessler, George Gibson, Clarke Griffith, Peaches Graham, Ed Hahn, Roy Hartzell, Heinie Heitmuller, Buck Herzog, Dick Hoblitzel, Danny Hoffman, Solly Hofman, Harry Howell, Rudy Hulswitt, John Hummel, George Hunter, Hugh Jennings, Davy Jones, Tom Jones, Tim Jordan, Johnny Kane, Karger, Johnny Kling, Harry Krause, Rube Kroh, Fred Lake, Tommy Leach, Sam Leever, Paddy Livingstone, Bris Lord, Harry Lord, Sherry Magee, Jimmy Mcaleer, Amby Mcconnell, Pryor Mcelveen, John Mcgraw, Harry Mcintire, Matty Mcintyre, Larry Mclean, Tommy Mcmillan, Fred Merkle, Clyde Milan, Dots Miller, Mike Mitchell, Earl Moore, Pat Moran, Cy Morgan, George Moriarty, George Mullin, Danny Murphy, Red Murray, Harry Niles, Jack O'conner, Paddy O'connor, Orval Overall, Freddy Parent, Barney Pelty, Deacon Phillippe, Doc Reisling, Ed Reulbach, Jack Rowan, Germany Schaefer, Sheckard, Admiral Schlei, Al Schweitzer, Cy Seymour, Frank Smith, Harry Smith, Fred Snodgrass, Spade, Tully Sparks, Jake Stahl, George Stallings, Oscar Stanage, Jim Stephens, George Stovall, Gabby Street, George Suggs, Billy Sullivan, Ed Summers, Bill Sweeney, Fred Tenney, Ira Thomas, Jack Thoney, Joe Tinker, Bob Unglaub, Rube Waddell, Heinie Wagner, Bobby Wallace, Ed Walsh, Ed Willett, Vic Willis, Ralph Works and Irv Young.



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