Circa 1908 Frank Chance Chicago Cubs Scorecard and 2 More Chicago Baseball Items.
Lot 207. Circa 1908 Frank Chance Chicago Cubs Scorecard and 2 More Chicago Baseball Items. After becoming the Cubs’ captain in 1904 and manager in 1905, Chance led the team to consecutive World Championships in 1907 and 1908. Although the 5.5” x 9” single-panel vintage scorecard is undated, it identifies the Cubs as “Champions of the World.” A promotional item for Royal Tailors, the card is printed on both sides, one in black, and the other, in red. The score card is ex with a small, light crease in one corner and a small smudge on the black side. The second collectible in this group is a 1970s reprint of the scorecard for the 1918 World Series with the Cubs against Boston at Fenway Park. The 16-page publication has three pages of commentary on the Series. Ex-m. Also, “Baseball in Chicago,” a 1986 Society for American Baseball Research 56-page magazine-format publication. Ex-m. Beginning with the 1906 World Series, it provides 20 articles on both the Cubs and White Sox of Chicago. Winning Bid $92.