1911 PE2 Diamond Gum Pins Set and Checklist

It’s In The Details’

Title PE2 Diamond Gum Pins
Year 1911
Size 7/8″ diameter
Images Sepia
Type Pins
Number in Set
29

1911 PE2 Diamond Gum Pins Overview

1911 Diamond Gum Pin Plank.jpg

The Diamond Gum pins are similar to other same-type products of the era and sort of a sister to the PE1 Mascot Gum pins. The primary difference is that the Mascot Gum pin set included only minor league players from Rochester’s baseball team and the Diamond Gum set includes major league players. The Diamond Gum pins also have a blue border with the words “Free with Diamond Gum” printed around the edge.

The pins feature a picture of a player on the front with his name. The back contains the following advertisement for Diamond Gum:

“Get a collection of ball player’s buttons free with Diamond Gum.”

It should be noted that while the set is comprised almost entirely of major leaguers, two players from Rochester are sometimes considered to be in the set as well. However, I am not sure photos if those two players (Ryan and Savidge) have been fully documented, so I’ve left them off of my checklist for now.

1911 PE2 Diamond Gum Pins Checklist

  1. Babe Adams
  2. Home Run Baker
  3. Chief Bender
  4. Mordecai Brown
  5. Donie Bush
  6. Bill Carrigan
  7. Frank Chance
  8. Hal Chase
  9. Ty Cobb
  10. Eddie Collins
  11. George Davis
  12. Red Dooin
  13. Larry Doyle
  14. Johnny Evers
  15. Miller Huggins
  16. Hughie Jennings
  17. Nap Lajoie
  18. Harry Lord
  19. Christy Mathewson
  20. Dots Miller
  21. George Mullin
  22. Danny Murphy
  23. Orval Overall
  24. Eddie Plank
  25. Hack Simmons
  26. Ira Thomas
  27. Joe Tinker
  28. Honus Wagner
  29. Cy Young

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