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Photo, Print, Drawing [Boston Red Sox and additional teams baseball cards]

About this Item

Title

  • [Boston Red Sox and additional teams baseball cards]

Summary

  • Cards include Braves team member portraits, team cards, coach cards, manager cards, cards with bat and uniform material samples, stadium cards, signed cards, postcards, and color souvenir prints. In addition to the Red Sox some cards also show players from other teams including the Anaheim Angels, Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Colorado Rockies, Detroit Tigers, Florida Marlins, Houston Astros, Houston Colt .45s, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Milwaukee Brewers, Minnesota Twins, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburg Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, and Washington Senators. Almost all of the cards are published by Topps but the LOT also includes 84 cards published by the Fleer Corporation (1963, 1981-1983, 1987, 2004), 77 cards published by Donruss (1981-1983, 2005), 29 cards published by The Sporting News publishing Company (1992) depicting players from 1911-1940, nine cards published by Pacific Trading Cards (1988-1990), five cards by Bowman (1954-1955), four cards published by Score (1989, 1991), three cards published by Goudey Gum Company (1933), two Recruit Little Cigars cards published by the American Tobacco Co. (ca. 1911), and one card each published by Hostess Twinkies (1977), Leaf Trading Cards (1989), Ralston Purina Company (1984), Upper Deck (1990), and one 3-D lenticular 3-D card published by Xograph (Visual Panographics, Inc. 1972). There are three cards with original autographs by Clay Bucholz (2008), Johnny Pesley (2004) and Ted Williams (1976). One Donruss card from 1982 features sports artist Dick Perez. In addition to the baseball cards there are two postcards showing Fenway Park and nine 8 x 10 in. prints of Red Sox players from ca. 1976.

Names

  • Topps Company, publisher
  • Donruss, publisher
  • Fleer Corporation, publisher
  • Pacific Trading Cards, Inc., publisher
  • Score (Trading cards), publisher
  • Visual Panographics, Inc., publisher
  • Goudey Gum Co., copyright claimant
  • American Tobacco Company, publisher
  • The Sporting News Publishing Company, copyright claimant
  • Upper Deck (Firm), copyright claimant

Created / Published

  • [Topps Company and others], [ca. 1911-2019].

Headings

  • -  Boston Red Sox (Baseball team)--People--1910-2020
  • -  Baseball players--United States--1910-2020
  • -  Baseball--United States--1910-2020

Headings

  • Baseball cards--1910-2020.
  • Halftone photomechanical prints--1910-2020.
  • Lenticular photographs--1970-1980.
  • Portrait prints--1910-2020.

Genre

  • Portrait prints--1910-2020
  • Baseball cards--1910-2020
  • Halftone photomechanical prints--1910-2020
  • Lenticular photographs--1970-1980

Notes

  • -  Arrangement: LOT is in the original order created by the donor. For the most part that order is chronological but there are anomalies. In the folder for 1911-1953 there are also items from 1990, 1992 and 2004. In the folder for 1964-1969 there is one card from 2002. In the folder for 1968-1971 there is a large format card from 1964 and some non-baseball card 8 x 10 inch prints from ca. 1976. In the folder for 1980-1982 there is one card from 1972 and one from 1989. In the folder for 1984-1988 there is one card from 1979. In the folder for 1987-1992 there are cards from 1977, 1982-1985, 1990-1994, and 1998-1999. In the folder for 1992-1994 there are cards from 1988-1990. In the folder for 2008-2011 there are cards from 1976 and 2007. In the folder for 2015-2018 there are cards from 2001, 2005-2007, and 2013. In the folder for 2018-2019 there is one card from 2011.
  • -  Forms part of the [Topps baseball card collection, complete team sets, 1973-2019 (Red Sox 1951-2019)].
  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Gift; Strawbridge Family; 2020; (DLC/PP-2020:135).

Medium

  • 2,636 prints : chiefly half-tone photomechanical, color ; sheets 217 x 179 mm and smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 15507 (F) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Topps Company. [Topps baseball card collection, complete team sets, 1973-2019 (Red Sox 1951-2019)]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2022646973

Rights Advisory

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Online Format

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  • Call Number: LOT 15507 (F) [P&P]
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Chicago citation style:

Topps Company, Publisher, Publisher Donruss, Publisher Fleer Corporation, Inc Pacific Trading Cards, Publisher Score, Inc Visual Panographics, Copyright Claimant Goudey Gum Co, Publisher American Tobacco Company, Copyright Claimant The Sporting News Publishing Company, and Copyright Claimant Upper Deck. Boston Red Sox and additional teams baseball cards. United States, ca. 1911. [Topps Company and others, to 2019] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2022646973/.

APA citation style:

Topps Company, P., Donruss, P., Fleer Corporation, P., Pacific Trading Cards, I., Score, P., Visual Panographics, I. [...] Upper Deck, C. C. (ca. 1911) Boston Red Sox and additional teams baseball cards. United States, ca. 1911. [Topps Company and others, to 2019] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2022646973/.

MLA citation style:

Topps Company, Publisher, et al. Boston Red Sox and additional teams baseball cards. [Topps Company and others, to 2019] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2022646973/>.