Collection Items

  • Collection
    Baseball Cards The Benjamin K. Edwards Collection includes 2,100 early baseball cards dating from 1887 to 1914. Distributed in cigarette packs, these cards were the forerunners of modern sports trading cards. They portray such legendary figures of the game as Ty Cobb stealing third base for Detroit, Tris Speaker batting for Boston, and pitcher Cy Young posing in his Cleveland uniform. Although many of the greatest...
    • Contributor: American Tobacco Company
    • Date: 1887

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    George Herman (Babe) Ruth, Big League Chewing Gum 1 print : offset lithograph, color ; 7.3 x 6 cm.
    • Contributor: Goudey Gum Co.
    • Date: 1933