(3 1/2 x 5 1/2 In) This is a SET of THREE original vintage National Base Ball Museum postcards from the 1940s. They show portraits of "Christy Mathewson", "Tyrus Raymond Cobb" and "Wm. B. "Buck" Ewing" on display at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. "Base Ball was invented in Cooperstown, New York, by Abner Doubleday and first played in this village in 1839/ The National Base Ball Museum and Hall of Fame and Doubleday Field are maintained here as a Shrine o the national game."
"BRONZE BUST OF CHRISTY MATHEWSON - Bust of Christy Mathewson by Mrs. Gertrude Boyle Kanno, American Sculptor. On Exhibition in National Base Ball Museum."
"TYRUS RAYMOND COBB - Detroit-Philadelphia, A.L. -1905-1928. Led American League in batting twelve times and created or equaled more Major League records than any other player. Retired with 4191 Major League Hits."
"WM. B. "Buck" EWING - Greatest 19th century catcher, giant in stature and giant captain of New York's first National League Champions 1888 and 1889, was genius as field leader, unsurpassed in throwing to bases, great long-range hitter, national league career 1881 to 1899 Troy, N.Y. Giants and Cleveland; Cincinnati Manager."
The postcards are unused and are in EXCELLENT condition, light wear at the edges, blunted corner tips.
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