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1914   New York Evening Sun Supplements


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Year(s) Published: 1914
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: NY Evening Sun Supplements
Card Size (inches): 9-1/4 x 12
Number of Cards in Set: 21
Est. Value (common; VG): $550

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Set Summary
  • Provided as supplement to New York based Evening Sun
  • Detailed player drawings in oversize unnumbered format
  • Twenty-one known players; all members of 1914 NY Giants
  • All artwork done by staff cartoonist Lawrence Semon
  • Excentric Semon later became leading silent movie star
  • Semon credits include director and lead role in Wizard of Oz
  • References:
    1) Lyman Hardeman, "The Baseball Artwork of Larry Semon: A Prelude to Silent Movie Stardom" (Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #28, p. 26-33)


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