Historic Autographs is very happy to announce the release of 2020 H A Half-Century Originals. This 2-year labor of love embodies what vintage collecting is all about, as Historic Autograph has melded nearly every card series from 1909 through 1949. With T206, Cracker Jacks, Strip card series, Delong, all the Goudey series, Tip Tops, and both 1948 and 1949 Bowman, this product has something for everyone.
Our National Pastime has evolved from the pastoral game played on a sunny afternoon in small towns throughout America to a beacon that lit the way for Jackie Robinson to integrate the game. In the first half of the 20th century, baseball's landscape changed dramatically and Historic Autographs is honoring those years with a product that features cards from 1909 through 1949 - from Walter Johnson to Satchel Paige, Babe Ruth to Jackie Robinson, Ty Cobb to Roy Campanella, Lou Gehrig to Joe DiMaggio and everyone in between. Many HOF players rookie cards are used.
Every box will contain 8 cards - each one with an original baseball card coupled with the matching player's autograph. Each box will contain 1 Hall of Fame player. Every 6-box case will contain either a Group A player or 2 Group B players. All players are represented at least twice the product, most will have more than 2.
Group A players: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner,Walter Johnson, Napoleon Lajoie, Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, Eddie Collins, Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott, Rogers Hornsby, Tony Lazzeri, Tris Speaker and Roy Campanella.
Group B players: Mickey Cochrane, Homerun Baker, Jim Bottomley, Kiki Cuyler, Dizzy Dean, Joe DiMaggio, Hank Greenberg, Goose Goslin, Lefty Grove, Harry Heilmann, Chuck Klein, Connie Mack, Rabbit Maranville, Herb Pennock, Eppa Rixey, Al Simmons, Pie Traynor, Dazzy Vance, Arky Vaughan, Paul Warner and Ted Williams.