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    1912 E300 Plow's Candy Frank Baker SGC 40 VG 3. The E300 issue had been an unknown entry as recently as the 1950's. They are so obscure and so isolated they managed to avoid classification for decades in the American Card Catalog until a few specimens first came to light in the late 1960's. That is why Plow's Candy remains the final entry within the "E" card section of the ACC. Mathewson may have been the king of the Dead Ball Era mound but Frank Baker reigned in the batter's box. Baker led in home runs for four consecutive years (1911 to 1914) with 42 home runs... total! Thanks to season highs of "11" "10" "12" and "9" he earned his "Home Run" nickname by standards of the time. A unique Baker portrait and copy "Plow's Candy Collection" and "Baker, Philadelphia Americans" confirms origin and identification. The well-preserved, blank-backed card shows no creases with some obvious but only mildly unobtrusive staining in the upper left to earn a SGC 40 VG 3 assessment. This is the only example reviewed by SGC.

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    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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