A look back at 1800's baseball/photol cards.

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  1. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Look back at baseball in the 1800's. A different time and a different game. Man, some of these "baseball cards/photos" are just weird. :D



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    Deacon McGuire(Catcher)- .273 career hitter and his record of playing 26 straight seasons was a record till 1993.


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    Tommy McCarthy(Pitcher/Outfielder)- .293 career hitter and stole over 100 bases in 1888.


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    George Wood(left field)- .273 hitter and the first player from Detroit to hit for a cycle.


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    Ed Andrews(2nd base/Outfield)- a .257 hitter and National league stolen base champion in 1886.


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    Jack Clements(Catcher)- A .286 career hitter with 1,226 rbi's. Was the first catcher to wear a chest protector. Was a player/manager in 1890.


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    Joe Mulvey(3rd baseman)- .261 hitter who had 90 RBI's in 1890. Still holds the record for most errors in a game for a 3rd baseman (6).


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    Harry Lyons(Outfielder), pictured with the Browns team trainer. .234 hitter who won the Championships in 1887 and 1888 with the Browns and the 1889 Championship with the Giants.



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    Charlie Bastian(Shortstop, making the tag)- .189 hitter who played for 6 different teams in 8 years.

    Denny Lyon(3rd Baseman, sliding)- Is still ranked 45th on the all time slugging percentage(.407) in MLB.


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    Unknown catcher using two gloves.


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    Tommy Beals(Outfield/2nd baseman)- .243 hitter who played for the Red Stockings, the Blue Stockings and the White Stockings.


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    Dan Casey(Pitcher)- 96-90 WL record. 3.10 ERA and 743 Strikeouts. Lead the National league in ERA in 1886.
     
  2. Roland Schwinn

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    HA! Some of these are rather comical! Did they not use gloves back then?!
     
  3. ilovebacon

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    this one's all "HAY GUYZZZZ!" :gayhand:

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  4. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    The Philadelphia Quakers.


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    The Knickerbockers in 1858. One of the first baseball teams to play the set of rules similar to today's game.


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    The Trinity College baseball team of 1885.


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    The Brooklyn Atlantics of 1865.


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    NY Highlanders(Yankees) of 1900.


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    Baltimore Orioles of 1896.


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    Baseball game, late 1800's.
     
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    another great thread idea!!
     
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    greyt Well-Known Member

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    this guys always been my favourite.

    Urban Shocker.........his name sounds like a punk rock band's name

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  7. greyt

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    I grew up near Beachville, Ontario, Canada and saw this sign everyday.....I'm a bit skeptical if this is true but I've always been too lazy to really look into it. could America's past time have started in Canada?

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    i don't think historians have ever been able to pin down the exact origins of baseball. It adds to the mystique of the game imo.
     
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    Must be where the term 'mit' came from.
     
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    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    $7 for a pair of shoes in 1889, seems a little pricey for a time when most wage earners were lucky to make $500 in a year.
     
  14. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    :wtf:

    Unknown player.
     
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    by the looks of things his position was catcher
     
  18. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun.

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    Yeah, guessing catcher or an outfielder.
     
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    no....I meant he was light in the spalding special hand made kangaroo ball shoe...loafers
     
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    The black kids like their mascot.