Where can you find a baseball player sliding into a base while wearing a suit? The 1939 Play Ball set, of course.
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The high-profile rookie card more than tripled in value in a second saleRead more
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The 1939 Play Ball set is one of the more recognizable gum issues in the pre-war era. The 161-card black and white issue includes several key cards, including Joe DiMaggio, as well as the rookie card of Hall of Famer Ted Williams. One unique distinction of the set is that it is also known for being used to produce someRead more
‘It’s In The Details’ Title Play Ball Year 1939 Size 2 1/2″ x 3 1/8″ Images Black and White Type Candy/Gum Number in Set 161 1939 Play Ball Overview The 1939 Play Ball (R334) set includes black and white cards in one of the final pre-war issues. Fronts included only a simplistic player image with no name or identifying marks.Read more