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Item # 681849

May 03, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1890  The most desired item in this issue is the four page supplement which is entirely taken up with the: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season of 1890 - The Leading Players and Their Positions." Included are 29 illustrations of the better players of the era, including A.C. Anson, John M. Ward, William Ewing, Timothy J. Keefe, John G. Reilly, Charles Zimmer, John Glasscock, Edward Hanlon, Joseph Muley, Thomas Burns, W. A. Latham, C. A. Comiskey among others. Also included is a nice action print captioned: "A Dive for Second Base". All of the text in this supplement is on the baseball season and includes team rosters of 16 teams.
The "regular" issue has some nice prints as well including a full ftpg: "Working A Hotchkiss Gun", a nice full page: "Tarpon Fishing", another fullpg. view of: "La Salle Street, Chicago..." and more.
Complete in 20 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice, clean condition.

Category: 1890-1899