Baseball Hall Of Fame Baseball Card Exhibit
Yes i had a lovely talk with doug mcwilliams the legendary topps photographer at doubleday field during the hall of fame classic.
Baseball hall of fame baseball card exhibit. Yes shoebox treasures the new baseball card exhibit at the national baseball hall of fame and museum is extraordinary. In may during the hall of fame classic weekend a new exhibit opened at the baseball hall of fame dedicated to the stories of baseball cards. The exhibit which is 700 square feet is appropriately named shoebox treasures. Baseball cards connect us to the game we love.
The t205 or topps designs from 1953 65 75 87 and the recent 2017 set. The exhibit focuses on the history production and. The history of baseball cards spans more than 100 years and now baseball fans and card collectors can learn more about that history in a new and permanent exhibit at the national baseball hall of fame in cooperstown new york. Hall of famer rollie fingers watched as the 1954 bowman series ted williams card became illuminated in the national baseball hall of fame and museums new shoebox treasures exhibit.
An additional set of 32 cards was made which were re issues of the original exhibit cards for a total of 64 cards issued in 1980. There are two different cards of babe ruth and 31 other great baseball players of the early 1900s. The cards measure 3 38 x 5 38 the cards feature photos from earlier issues and were printed in a blue and brown tints. The 1948 hall of fame exhibit baseball card set consists of 33 cards and was produced by the exhibit supply company esco of chicago.
The 1980 hall of fame exhibit baseball card set consists of 32 cards limited to 10000 made. With your support we will open a new permanent exhibit shoebox treasures dedicated to the history of baseball cards and the passion collectors like you have for them. The cards have blank backs and the players are arranged in alphabetical order. Such was the case for one of the national baseball hall of fame and museums most recent donations an artifact specifically solicited from the artist this year in order to help tell the story in the upcoming shoebox treasures exhibit dedicated to the story of baseball cards.