1932 Worch Cigar Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title Worch Cigar (Minneapolis Millers)
Year 1932
Size 3 7/16″ x 5 7/16″
Images Black and White
Type Tobacco
Number in Set
24

1932 Worch Cigar Overview

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The 1932 Worch Cigar cards are approximately 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″. Featuring black and white images and replica signatures on the front, the backs were entirely blank.

The signatures also indicate when the set was produced since many players added the year ‘1932’ to their autograph.

The photos were produced by Worch Cigar, a tobacco company in Minnesota. The set features local Minneapolis minor league players. The following  year, Worch made a set featuring professionals. While this set includes minor leaguers, several of them made it to the major leagues.

Previously, the set was identified as a Wheaties issue. But in recent years, several of these photos were found inside of envelopes from Worch Cigars, which led to the re-classification.

1932 Worch Cigar Checklist

  1. Rube Benton
  2. Donie Bush
  3. Andy Cohen
  4. Pea Ridge Day
  5. Ray Fitzgerald
  6. Babe Ganzel
  7. Wes Griffin
  8. Spencer Harris
  9. Joe Hauser
  10. Dutch Henry
  11. Phil Hensick
  12. Bunker Hill
  13. Joe Mowry
  14. Jess Petty
  15. Paul Richards
  16. Bill Rodda
  17. Harry Rose
  18. Art Ruble
  19. Rosy Ryan
  20. Al Sheehan
  21. Eddie Sicking
  22. Ernie Smith
  23. Hy Van Denburg
  24. Elan Vanglider

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