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Henry Greenberg, Detroit Tigers, from the Big League Chewing Gum series (R320) for the Goudey Gum Company

Publisher:
Goudey Gum Company
Date:
1934
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 2 7/8 x 2 3/8 in. (7.3 x 6 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 325, R320.62
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Big League Chewing Gum" series (R320), part of a 96-card set issued in 1934 by Goudey Gum Company.
Inscription: Printed text along upper edge of card: HENRY GREENBERG
Printed text along lower edge: Lou Gehrig says...
Printed text on verso: No. 62/ 1934/ Series/ HENRY GREENBERG/ DETROIT TIGERS/ "One of the big offensive factors in the work of/ the Detroit Tigers is the lusty clubbing of Henry/ Greenberg, New Yorker, who plays at first base/ for the Detroit Team./ "Greenberg is spending his fifth season in pro-/fessional ball. He was grabbed by the Tigers in/ 1930 and after a few years of seasoning in the/ minor leagues, came back to win a regular place./ "He is six feet, four inches in height, and weighs/ 215 pounds./ "Last year he batted .301 in 117 games and/ ranked [illegible] in fielding his position."/ Lou Gehrig/ By arrangement with Christy Walsh/ This is one of the 1934 Series of pictures of Big/ League Baseball Stars. Collect the entire series./ BIG LEAGUE/ CHEWING GUM/ GOUDEY GUM CO. BOSTON/ Made by the originators of/ INDIAN GUM/ [Goudey copyright symbol 1933]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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