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1905 Giants scorecard

April 6 2009 at 3:12 PM
Danny  (Login DeafSportsCollector)

I just picked this up on ebay last night. I had to have it because Dummy Taylor was in it. I wasnt sure if it was part of the program book? or it was like that back then? I have 1905 NY Giants program book with their own scorecard to fill out-



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(Premier Login leonl)
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to me

April 6 2009, 3:42 PM 

It looks like an ink blotter. It has the same dimensions as one though most of them have a bit different backing. The different backings I have seen are most often on later ones though. Hopefully someone will know definitively.


(Login dereb12)

Re: 1905 Giants scorecard

April 6 2009, 4:05 PM 

My ignorant guess is it was part of a program. However, many late 1800s scorecards were stand alones, not part of a larger program.


(Login bmarlowe1)

Re: 1905 Giants scorecard

April 6 2009, 5:22 PM 

The Brooklyn lineup tells us that this is exactly 1904.

This message has been edited by bmarlowe1 on Apr 6, 2009 5:22 PM


(Login scgaynor)

Re: 1905 Giants scorecard

April 6 2009, 10:03 PM 

it was probably inserted into the daily paper in the hometown that the game was played.



Dan Bretta
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Re: 1905 Giants scorecard

April 7 2009, 10:10 AM 

I think it was probably an insert inside of a program. If it were a newspaper it probably would have identified the newspaper on it somewhere.

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