"Cardboard Gems is a captivating journey through the first one hundred years of baseball cards... and of professional baseball itself. With dazzling pictures of more than 150
selected cards, this book weaves the fabric of the ballplayers and card manufacturers that paved the way for what we now know as the baseball card hobby: a multi-billion dollar industry teeming with collectors whose passion is fueled by a love of the national pastime. All of the game's greats are here - legends like Cap Anson, Honus Warner, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and Mickey Mantle - along with the trailblazing companies that honored them - Goodwin & Co., Allen & Ginter, Cracker Jack, Goudey, Play Ball, Bowman and Topps. So if you're a beginning collector or a hardened hobby veteran, prepare to be fascinated and delighted by this retrospective on the elite legacy of baseball cardboard."
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