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Baseball Card Set: 1928 1928 Star Player Candy

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Set Name:
1928 Star Player Candy
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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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  73 Click to see Pending auctions   Hack Wilson Price HOF  
  72     Williams (Ken)  
  71     Williams (Cy)  
  70     Dazzy Vance HOF  
  69     George Uhle  
  68     Pie Traynor HOF  
  67     Al Thomas  
  66     Jack Tavener  
  65 Click to see Pending auctions   Riggs Stephenson  
  64 Click to see Pending auctions   Tris Speaker Price HOF  
  63     George Sisler HOF  
  62     Joe Shaute Price  
  61     Sewell (Luke)  
  60     Sewell (Joe) HOF  
  59     Wally Schang  
  58     Babe Ruth Price HOF  
  57     Muddy Ruel (Correct spell Herold) Price  
  56     Jack Rothrock  
  55     Charlie Root Price  
  54     Eppa Rixey HOF  
  53 Click to see Pending auctions   William Regan Price  
  52     Everett Purdy  
  51     Herb Pennock Price HOF  
  50     Buddy Myer  
  49     Eddie Morgan  
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