1906 To the Ball Game Playing Cards Set and Checklist

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Title To the Ball Game Playing Cards
Year 1906
Size 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″
Images Red Ink
Type Game Cards
Number in Set
53

1906 To the Ball Game Playing Cards Overview

To the Ball Game Playing Card #1 (1906).jpgSimilar to what you can find today, many pre-war playing card sets existed that had sports themes. This set was produced in 1906 and has a baseball theme.

The set is a standard playing card deck design on one side with cards numbered 2 through Ace in each of the four suits, clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades. The other side has a unique picture with a woman dressed up riding in a carriage.

While no baseball equipment is shown in the scene, it is baseball-related as every card has the title, ‘To the Ball Game’ printed on it. In addition, ‘Ball Park’ is also printed in the upper left edge.

While standard colors are used on the side with the card numbers and suits, the side featuring the woman is printed only in red ink.

As the set includes a standard playing card deck, 53 cards are included, including a Joker. The Joker card has an ornate design with the word ‘Joker’ printed on it.

1906 To the Ball Game Playing Checklist

The set is a standard playing card deck with cards 2 through Ace in each of the four suits, clubs, diamonds, hearts, and spades.

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