Tag Archives: M101-5 Sporting News and Mendelsohn

Is the Babe Ruth Rookie Card Undervalued?

The Bambino’s rookie card is pricey, but should it be even more valuable? Most collectors consider Babe Ruth’s cards in the M101-4/5 Sporting News/Mendelsohn series to be his rookie issues. Printed in 1916, these cards were near the start of Ruth’s career. And while his 1914 Baltimore News card came first (as well as a few other non-traditional trading cards),

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1916 Successful Farming Set (M101-5)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Successful Farming M101-5 Year 1916 Size 1 5/8″ x 3″ Images Black and White Type Publications Number in Set 200 1916 Successful Farming M101-5 Overview The 1916 Successful Farming cards are practically the same as the M101-5 cards but with no card numbers. The backs include an advertisement for the Successful Farming publication. Fronts of

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1916 Holmes to Homes Bread Set (M101-5)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Holmes to Homes Bread M101-5 Year 1916 Size 1 5/8″ x 3″ Images Black and White Type Bakery Number in Set 200 1916 Holmes to Homes Bread (M101-5) Overview The M101-5 series is one of the more well-known of the M101 Sporting News issues and includes smaller, traditional trading cards. The cards feature black and white images

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1916 Herpolsheimer’s (M101-4/M101-5) Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Herpolsheimer’s M101-4/M101-5 Year 1916 Size 1 5/8″ x 3″ Images Black and White Type Miscellaneous Number in Set 200 1916 Herpolsheimer’s M101-4/M101-5 Overview The M101-4 series is one of the more well-known of the M101 Sporting News issues and includes smaller, traditional trading cards. The cards feature black and white images of players along with the name,

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1916 Famous and Barr’s Set (M101-4/M101-5)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Famous and Barr’s M101-4/M101-5 Year 1916 Size 1 5/8″ x 3″ Images Black and White Type Miscellaneous Number in Set 200 1916 Famous and Barr’s M101-4/M101-5 Overview The M101-4 series is one of the more well-known of the M101 Sporting News issues and includes smaller, traditional trading cards. The cards feature black and white images of players

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