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    1907 W601 Sporting Life Composite Photograph Portfolio with All 16 Teams. NOTE: St. Louis (AL) and Washington were added to the list of included teams.

    John Esch Collection. From 1902 to 1911, the national sports publication Sporting Life issued a series of portfolios that featured team composite photographs of all 16 Major League teams, as well as some minor league teams. The folios measure 13" x 14" and feature paper covers which are bound by string. This lot includes the 1907 edition, which grades to VG condition. It has a split spine and some paper loss, but remains in a stable and appealing state. Highlights include Honus Wagner, a young Ty Cobb and, for you "Field of Dreams" fans, Moonlight Graham!" Please see our website for additional information.


    More Information: Teams include: Chicago AL (Walsh, Davis), New York (Keeler, Chesbro, Griffith), Cleveland (Lajoie, Joss, Flick), Philadelphia (Mack, Bender, Plank, Waddell), Detroit (Crawford, Cobb), Boston AL (Young, J. Collins), Chicago NL (Brown, Tinker, Evers, Chance), New York NL (Mathewson, McGinnity, Bresnahan), Pittsburgh (Wagner, Clarke, Dreyfuss), Philadelphia NL (Duffy), Brooklyn, Cincinnati (Kelley, Huggins, Hanlon), St. Louis NL (Beckley), Boston NL, St. Louis AL and Washington, Buffalo- Eastern League, Columbus - AA, Birmingham- Southern League, Scranton - New York League (Moonlight Graham), Grand Rapids - Central League, Norwich - Connecticut League.


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    May, 2021
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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