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W.F. Dahlen of the Brooklyn Nationals. (Bill Dahlen or William Frederick Dahlen (1870-1950) also known as Bad Bill. Color portrait of Bill Dahlen. A 'B' is in the top left corner and 'Superbas' is in the top right. The team is the Brooklyn Superbas. Verso: William Dahlen.'Bill' Dahlen, manager of the Brooklyn Nationals, is qualified for the post by years of actual service. In 1880 and 1900 he played short for the Brooklyns when they won the National pennant. In 1904 he was traded to the Giants, and by his star performance that year and next helped them win the National and World's Championships. In 1908 he went to the Boston Nationals, and for a season played well, but in 1909 illness made him give up active playing and accept the position of Brooklyn's manager. If he does as well as a manager as he did as a player, he will get his team into the first division. Base Ball Series 400 Designs. Piedmont. The Cigarette of Quality. Factory No. 25, 2d Dist. VA.), 1911

Part of Leonard Brecher Tobacco & Chewing Gum Card Collection, ca. 1909-1911

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