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Geo. Gibson of the Pittsburg Nationals. (George Gibson or George C. Gibson (1880-1967) also known as Moon. Color portrait of George Gibson. A pirate is in the top left corner and 'Pirates' is in the top right. The team is the Pittsburgh Pirates. Verso: George Gibson. George Gibson, the Pittsburg's reliable backstop, is the owner of a catcher's record that is unique in the history of the game. In 1909 he caught 150 games, of which 140 were consecutive, and his work was so good that his percentage led the league catchers for that year. In three years he has accepted 2426 chances, making 1895 put outs and 531 assists. June 21, 1910, he made four hits in five times at bat. Includes statistics for 1908-1910. 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

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Title:
Geo. Gibson of the Pittsburg Nationals. (George Gibson or George C. Gibson (1880-1967) also known as Moon. Color portrait of George Gibson. A pirate is in the top left corner and 'Pirates' is in the top right. The team is the Pittsburgh Pirates. Verso: George Gibson. George Gibson, the Pittsburg's reliable backstop, is the owner of a catcher's record that is unique in the history of the game. In 1909 he caught 150 games, of which 140 were consecutive, and his work was so good that his percentage led the league catchers for that year. In three years he has accepted 2426 chances, making 1895 put outs and 531 assists. June 21, 1910, he made four hits in five times at bat. Includes statistics for 1908-1910. Base Ball Series 400 Designs. Piedmont. The Cigarette of Quality. Factory No. 25, 2d Dist. VA.)
Creator:
Brecher, Leonard C., 1900-.
Format:
archival material
Publication date:
1911
Date uploaded:
2010
Language:
english
Publisher:
University of Louisville
Repository:
University of Louisville
Type:
image
Subject:
Trade cards, Cigarette cards
Accession number:
ul-brecher
Source:
Leonard Brecher Tobacco & Chewing Gum Card Collection
Finding aid:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7f4q7qp312/data/ulbrecher.dao.xml
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7f4q7qp312/data/mets.xml
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