Frank Schulte

Description:

Piedmont Cigarettes T205 baseball card featuring Frank Schulte of the Chicago Cubs.

Outfielder Frank M. Schulte played Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs (1904-1916), Pittsburgh Pirates (1916-1917), Philadelphia Phillies (1917) and Washington Senators (1918). 1911’s recipient of the Chalmers Award, given to the National League’s Most Valuable Player, Schulte won two World Series with the Cubs (1907, 1908). The left-handed batter had a career batting average of .270, 92 home runs and 793 runs batted in.

T205 is a modern collector’s designation for a set of cards found in American Tobacco Company products in 1911. The cards had different backs depending on which of the 16 American Tobacco Company brands in which they were found.

Date Made: 1911

Referenced: Chicago CubsMaker: American Tobacco Company

Web Subject: SportsName Of Sport: BaseballLevel Of Sport: Professional

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2000.3001.037Nonaccession Number: 2000.3001Catalog Number: 2000.3001.037

Object Name: card, baseballbaseball cardcigarette cardcard, cigarette

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 3.81 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-93c1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1424533

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