22 Different Baseball Stadium Postcards – and 5 More Cards and a Decal.
Lot 204. 22 Different Baseball Stadium Postcards – and 5 More Cards and a Decal. The postcard for Wrigley Ball Park in Los Angeles is pre-linen; all but one of the others are chromes. Where there are multiple cards for a stadium, they are all different unless otherwise noted. The Wrigley card is No. 728, an aerial from beyond center field from M. Kashower; the title is in serif type, and the tip of the tower points to the second “l” in “Ball.” Vg-ex. Also representing LA is a card with a different photo of Dodger Stadium on each side, vg-ex. Other cities represented are: Baltimore (Memorial Stadium, 2), Cleveland (Municipal Stadium, 5; one card has four images, three unrelated to baseball; one card was postmarked in 1960, and one, in 1963), Detroit (2, one as Tiger Stadium and one as Briggs Stadium), Kansas City; Milwaukee (2, one a Wisconsin postcard with two photos, one of the state capitol), New York (Shea Stadium) vg-ex, Oakland (Oakland-Alameda County Complex), Pittsburgh (Three Rivers Stadium, 2);, San Diego (real photo showing San Diego Stadium under construction, circa 1966; later known as Jack Murphy Stadium, Qualcomm Stadium and SDCCU Stadium, it was demolished in 2020-21.) And St. Louis (Busch Stadium, 3, one with a 1956 postmark). Also, five 2.5” x 4” cards, each with a b&w photo of a ball park and a “Baseball Fact” (or two) in blue. The stadiums are Yankee, Washington DC (2), Minnesota Metropolitan, and Dodger. And finally, a 3.5” x 1.75” Jaco-Lac decal with an illustration of Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis – home of the St. Louis Cardinals and Browns. 5 of the postcards have been used and have writing on the back. The postcards not graded above are vg-ex. The five additional cards and the decal average vg-ex. Winning Bid $61.