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"America's National Game:" The Albert G. Spalding Collection of Early Baseball Photographs

Over 500 photographs, prints, drawings, caricatures, and printed illustrations from the personal collection of materials related to baseball and other sports gathered by the early baseball player and sporting-goods tycoon A. G. Spalding. This collection includes 19th-century studio portraits of players and teams of the day, rare images, photographs, and original drawings.

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C. Gross & Co. Dan Casey, Charlie Bastian and trainer. Albumen cabinet card photograph. Digital ID: 55688 C. Gross & Co. Dan Casey, Charlie Bastian and trainer. Albumen cabinet card photograph. Digital ID: 55688

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