1910 Orange Borders Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title Orange Borders
Year 1910
Size 1 1/2″ x 2 1/2″
Images Sepia
Type Candy/Caramel
Number in Set
35

1910 Orange Borders Overview

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The 1910 Orange Borders set is an obscure candy issue. Cut from boxes of candy, little is still known about these cards today.

Boxes state that there are 144 different players but only about 30 are known today. The fronts of the cards included a player’s picture with his name printed at the bottom. Some cards include both the player’s first and last name but most only have the last name. Backs of the cards are blank.

The set received its generic name based on the borders of the cards, which are a distinct orange color.

The name of the set can be confusing. These are not to be mistaken with the orange bordered cards in the Old Mill T210 set. That is known as the red border set but there are some cards with orange borders and those cards also go by the ‘orange border’ name. Cards are also easily confused with the 1911/1912 Baseball Bats cards, which also have orange borders and a similar look.

Of note is that many of the images on the cards will be familiar to collectors. That is because several of the photos were the same ones used in the popular T206 white border set.

The set is believed to be a 1910 issue since it features the 1909 American League and National League champions, the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates, respectively.

1910 Orange Borders Checklist

  1. Jack Barry
  2. Bill Bergen
  3. Bill Bradley
  4. Bill Carrigan
  5. Hal Chase
  6. Fred Clarke
  7. Ty Cobb
  8. Sam Crawford
  9. Lou Criger
  10. Harry Davis
  11. Art Devlin
  12. Mickey Doolan
  13. Larry Doyle
  14. George Gibson
  15. Addie Joss
  16. Nap Lajoie
  17. Frank Laporte
  18. Thomas Leach
  19. Harry Lord
  20. Christy Mathewson
  21. Sherry Magee
  22. Amby McConnell
  23. John McGraw
  24. Dots Miller
  25. George Mullin
  26. Harry Niles
  27. Eddie Plank
  28. Tris Speaker
  29. Jake Stahl
  30. Harry Steinfeldt
  31. Honus Wagner (batting)
  32. Honus Wagner (portrait)
  33. Jack Warhop
  34. 1909 American League Champions (Tigers)
  35. 1909 National League Champions (Pirates)

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