Eddie Plank Cabinet Card

Eddie Plank Cabinet Card

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Description
1911 T5 series Pinkerton cabinet card depicting baseball player Eddie Plank. Cabinet cards were photographs mounted on stiff cardboard backings offered as premiums or collectibles. This card was available via mail using proof-of-purchases from Pinkerton Tobacco products.
Hall of Fame pitcher Eddie Plank (1875-1926) threw for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1901-1914, helping the team attain three World Series championships (1910, 1911, 1913.) In 1915 he joined the Federal League, returning to the Majors in 1916 for a two-year stint with the St. Louis Browns.
With a career record of 326–194, a 2.35 lifetime earned run average, and 2,2246 strike outs, Plank remains one of the most successful left handed pitchers in baseball history
Object Name
Card, Baseball
postcard, baseball
date made
1911
thru person
Rinsland, George
Associated Name
Philadelphia Athletics
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 13.97 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
CL.310547.030.04
accession number
310547
catalog number
310547.030.04
subject
Baseball
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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