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The Providence baseball team, in uniform...

Item # 174704

September 30, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 30, 1882  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Proud Day For England". But the most notable print would be the very nice half page baseball print titled: "The Providence Base-Ball Club" showing the team in uniform, with bats and balls as well. The players are identified by name, including the manager: Harry Wright.
Other prints in this issue include a full page: "Racing At Brighton Beach, Coney Island", a small print of: "Grover Cleveland, Democratic Candidate for Governor" "Charles James Folger" "Benjamin Platt Carpenter" "The Catastrophe in the Fourth Avenue Tunnel", a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sunday Steamboat Excursions--The Last of the Season".
The doublepage centerfold has 14 prints of: "The Search for Captain De Long". The back page has a Thomas Nasty political cartoon: "Nothing  Succeeds Like Success - Might Makes Right".
Complete in 16 pages.

Category: 1880-1889