20 Baseball Postcards, 19 of Spring Training at Ball Parks and Related Facilities.
Lot 203. 20 Baseball Postcards, 19 of Spring Training at Ball Parks and Related Facilities. Twelve cards represent Florida, and seven, Arizona. Five postcards are linens, while the rest are chromes. Four of the linen cards capture baseball action at parks in Florida: Clearwater Stadium (Phillies, C-155), League Field in Lakeland (Tigers, #29/65728), Payne Park in Sarasota (Red Sox. 1957 postmark, E-9222, Lewis-Moore photo) and Waterfront Park in St. Petersburg (Cardinals, E-5155, Hartman Card Co.). The fifth linen shows a ball park in Greenwood, S.C. (G-18, Asheville Post Card Co.) The Florida chrome postcards are of: City Island, home of the Daytona Beach Islanders; Terry Park, Fort Myers (Pirates, 2 the same); Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland (Tigers); Tinker Field, Orlando (Twins); Payne Park, Sarasota (White Sox, 2 different); and Al Lopez Baseball Field, Tampa (Reds). The postcards from Arizona show San Francisco Giants practice diamonds and other facilities in Casa Grande (5 postcards, 3 different, one postmarked 1967); Scottsdale Stadium (Orioles), and Corbett Field, Tucson (Indians). These postcards average vg-ex to ex. Winning Bid $68.