Ward's Sporties Baseball Pins (112405)

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Ward's Sporties Baseball Pins  (112405)
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Ward's Sporties is a set of 8 pins issued in 1934, by a Depression era bakery. 31 mm buttons. Here are two of them: Charlie Grimm (nicknamed "Jolly Cholly" his ashes were spread on Wrigley Field) and Charlie Gehringer. (Charles Leonard Gehringer, 1903 – 1993, nicknamed "The Mechanical Man", was a second baseman for the Detroit Tigers, for 19 seasons (1924–1942). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, in 1949.)

Provenance: John Reynolds Collection
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