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Lot # 4: 1908 St. Paul Colored Gophers, "Stacked Negro League Team Postcard" with Bill Gatewood/Chappie Johnson

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 44 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "January Collectors Auction 2019",
which ran from 12/30/2018 12:00 PM to
1/12/2019 8:00 PM



Incredible 1908 real photo postcard of the St. Paul Colored Gophers baseball team in full uniform. A high grade example and unused, this is one of the most important early pieces of Negro League baseball card history we have ever handled. Included in the image are superstars Bill Gatewood and Chappie Johnson among others. The complete lineup are...standing L-R: Haywood Rose (1b) George "Chappie" Johnson (c) Clarence Lytle (p) Phil Reid (owner, seated) Bill Gatewood (p) Sherman Barton (cf) Will McMurray (p) Seated L-R: Frank Davis (ss) Felix Wallace (2b) Willis Jones (lf).

Size: 3.25x5.25
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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