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Baseball Card Set: 1928 1928 Star Player Candy

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Category:
Baseball
Set Name:
1928 Star Player Candy
Set Year:
1928
Total cards in this set:
73
Card Size:
1-7/8 x 2-7/8
Set Description:
Until recently, very little was known about this unusual and rare issue, which advanced collectors have always referred to it as the "Star Player Candy set." The manufacturer is not identified on the card, but from the recent unopened box and pack find offered elsewhere in this auction, we now know this is a gum issue produced by John H. Dockman & Sons of Baltimore. The attribution of this set as "Star Candy" or "Star Player Candy" dates back at least fifty years, and was very likely the title of the set when issued by Dockmans. In the old days, collectors identified these cards as R317, but sometime during the 1980s, that catalog designation was somehow taken over by Uncle Jacks Gum. The sepia-toned cards measure 1-7/8 x 2-7/8 inches, and are printed on thin stock. The player's name is printed below the image without a team designation. Unlike the 1929 "Star Player Candy" cards (which have a short biography with the card number), the reverse of the 1928 cards are blank-backed.
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  2     Emile Barnes  
  3     Lu Blue  
  4 Click to see Pending auctions   Garland Buckeye  
  5     George H. Burns  
  6 Click to see Pending auctions   Guy Bush  
  7     Owen Carroll  
  8     Chalmer Cissell  
  9 Click to see Pending auctions   Ty Cobb Price HOF  
  10     Mickey Cochrane HOF  
  11     Dick Coffman Price  
  12     Eddie Collins Price HOF  
  13 Click to see Pending auctions   Stanley Coveleski (Correct spell Coveleski) HOF  
  14 Click to see Pending auctions   Hugh Critz  
  15     KiKi Cuyler Price HOF  
  16     Chuck Dressen  
  17     Joe Dugan  
  18 Click to see Pending auctions   Woody English Price  
  19 Click to see Pending auctions   Bibb Falk Price  
  20     Ira Flagstead  
  21     Bob Fothergill  
  22     Frankie Frisch HOF  
  23 Click to see Pending auctions   Foster Ganzel Price  
  24     Lou Gehrig HOF  
  25     Charlie Gehringer (Correct spell Gehringer) HOF  
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