1907-1946 American and National League Regular-Season Ticket Collection Including Many Early Examples and a Negro-League Ticket (20)

Sold For: $840

Auction Year: 2018 spring

Lot: 2063

Item Year: 1907

Category: Post-1900 Baseball Memorabilia

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Diverse collection of early National and American League regular-season tickets, plus one issued for a Negro League game.

1) 1907 Chicago Cubs ticket stub. Dated June 14, 1907. Chicago defeated Brooklyn 4-2 on that date. 2.75 x 1.5 inches. Fair.

2) 1909 Chicago White Sox ticket stub. Only the Year and month (“Jun”) are listed. 1.5 x 3.25 inches. Vg.

3) 1909 Philadelphia Phillies ticket stub. Dated August 24, 1909. Chicago defeated Philadelphia 1-0 on that date. 1.25 x 3 inches. Gd, with paper loss on reverse.

4) 1908 Philadelphia Athletics ticket stub. Dated “July 4.” No year listed, but the year and score (“1908 Ath 5 Boston 0”) are written on the front in pencil. Research confirms that the A’s defeated the Red Sox 5-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on 7/4/08. In the second game, Cy Young defeated Eddie Plank 4-3. 2.75 x 1.25 inches. Vg.

5) 1910 Philadelphia Athletics ticket stub. Dated “May 21.” No year listed, but the year and score (“1910 Ath 7 Det 4”) are written on the front in pencil. Research confirms that the A’s defeated the Tigers 7-4 on 5/21/10. 3 x 1.25 inches. Vg.

6) 1910 Philadelphia Athletics ticket stub. Dated “July 16.” No year listed, but the year and score (“1916 Ath 2 St. L. 1”) are written on the front in pencil. Research confirms that the A’s defeated the Browns 2-1 on 7/16/10. 3 x 1.25 inches. Vg.

7) 1911 Philadelphia Athletics ticket stub. Dated “May 27.” No year listed, but the year and scores (“1911 Ath 8 NY 1/NY 8 Ath 3”) are written on the front in pencil. Research confirms that the A’s and Highlanders split a doubleheader by those scores on 5/27/11. 3 x 1.25 inches. Vg.

8) 1917 Philadelphia Athletics ticket stub. No year or date listed; however, the date and scores of the games (“Aug. 11 1917 Ath. 8 St. L. 2/St. L. 4 Ath. 1”) are written in ink on the front and back of the stub. Research confirms that the A’s and Browns split a doubleheader by those scores on that date. 1.25 x 2.75 inches. Gd.

9) 1913 Chicago White Sox full ticket. Dated April 17, 1913, which was the home opener for Chicago. The White Sox defeated the Cleveland Naps 2-1, with both Joe Jackson (he went hitless in 4 at bats) and Nap Lajoie in the lineup for Cleveland. 6 x 1.25 inches. Gd.

10) 1915 Cleveland Indians ticket stub. Dated “1915.” Grandstand ticket, taken from a season-ticket book, issued for game “58.” 2 x 1 inches. Ex-Mt.

11)
Circa 1915 Washington Senators ticket stub. Issued for “Game 21.” No date or year listed, but it features the facsimile signature of team president Benjamin Minor. Minor was president of the club from 1913 to 1919. 2.5 x 1.25 inches. Gd, with paper loss on reverse.

12) 1917 Boston Braves ticket stub. No date listed. 2.5 x 1.25 inches. Fr.

13) 1921 Brooklyn Dodgers ticket stub. Issued for a game against “New York” at Ponce de Leon Baseball Park on April 5, 1921. Ponce de Leon Baseball Park was in Atlanta, Georgia, and served as the longtime home of the Atlanta Crackers minor league team. This ticket was issued for an exhibition game as the Dodgers headed North for the start of the regular season. Research indicates the game was against the New York Yankees. 2.25 x 1.5 inches. Fr, with paper loss and partially legible pencil notations on reverse.

14) Circa 1922 Washington Senators ticket stub. No year or date listed; however, handwritten ink notations on the reverse read “May 1922/Phil & Dad/Pres. Harding there/Babe Ruth plays.” 4 x 1.5 inches. Fr-Gd, with paper loss on reverse.

15) Circa 1926 Pittsburgh Pirates ticket stub. No date, but lists Barney Dreyfuss as owner. Also has a pencil notation on reverse noting the opponent (“Phila”), scored of the game (“2-1”) and the opposing pitchers (“Willoughby” for Philadelphia and “Edy” [correct spelling is Yde] for Pittsburgh). 1.5 x 3.25 inches. Vg.

16) 1929 Chicago White Sox ticket stub. Dated September 1, 1929. Cleveland defeated the White Sox 5-0 on that date. 1.25 x 3.25 inches. Ex.

17) 1933 Chicago White Sox ticket stub. Dated August 13, 1933. The Tigers defeated the White Sox 5-4 in 17 innings, with the Tigers Vic Sorrell going the entire 17 innings for the win. 1.25 x 3.25 inches. Ex.

18) Circa 1940 Negro League ticket stub. Issued for a “Negro National League” game at Yankee Stadium. No date or teams listed, but features the league president’s name, “Thomas T. Wilson” along the base. Wilson was president of the Negro National League from 1938 to 1946. 1.25 x 3.25 inches. Ex-Mt.

19) Undated Philadelphia Athletics ticket stub. No year or date listed. 1.25 x 2.5 inches. Fr.

20) Undated House of David ticket full ticket. No date or year listed. 3 x 2 inches. Nr-Mt.

Total: 20 tickets.
Reserve $300. Estimate (open).


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