Not every player’s life has a happy ending. Here are baseball cards recalling 15 players who met an unfortunate end in one way or another.
It’s one of the key cards to a popular set but the way he died just adds to the intrigue of the 1903 E107 Breisch-Williams Ed Delahanty card.
If you don’t mind less than perfect, the 1895 Mayo’s Cut Plug baseball card set is a collecting challenge and history lesson rolled into one.
The first of a two-part excerpt from the new book, Mint Condition: How Baseball Cards Became an American Obsession, by Dave Jamieson.