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1885 Lawson Game Tournament had Big Prizes, Big Money … and Possibly, no Winner

A tournament for a new card game featuring major leaguers dropped off the face of the earth for no good reason

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1884 Lawson Game Cards Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Lawson Game Cards Year 1884 Size 2 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ Images Color Type Game Cards Number in Set 36 1884 Lawson Game Cards Overview Patented in 1884, the Lawson Game card set is one of the earliest gaming playing card issues in existence. In fact, it is often cited as the first baseball-related set, though,

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