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[Detail] A. A. Mattern/John Kling. Hassan Triple Folders, 1912.

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Biography

After searching the collection on the names of famous ball players of the era, students can choose a player to research. From their research they can write a biography of the player and illustrate it with images from the collection. Some players may have cards in the collection from more than one team. Students may find that there are early baseball players about whom we know very little.