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HIST 014F: History of Baseball

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Georgina Martorella
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Georgina.D.Martorella@hofstra.edu
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Welcome to your Library Resource Guide for the History of Baseball

Ty Cobb of the Detroit Tigers, 1933

Alvin Crowder of the Washington Senators, 1933

Babe Ruth of the NY Yankees, 1933

Walter "Boom Boom" Beck of the Brooklyn Dodgers, 1934

Babe Herman of the Chicago Cubs, 1933

Cliff Bolton of the Washington Senators, 1934

Charley Gehringer of the Detroit Tigers, 1933

Dick Porter of the Cleveland Indians, 1934

Ethan Allen's rookie card, St. Louis Cardinals, 1933

Lou Gehrig of the NY Yankees, 1934

Woody English of the Chicago Cubs, 1933

Leo Durocher of the Cincinati Reds, 1933

About the Baseball Cards

Goudey Gum Company (1919-1962) was the first American company to issue baseball cards with each stick of gum! (ca 1933) All images in the public domain.

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