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by Lloyd A. de Vries

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  • Sports Issues
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    Jim Thorpe
    Roberto Clemente
    Racing Car
    Tandem Bicycle
    Lou Gehrig
    Football envelope
    Basketball
    Joe Louis
    Century: World Series
    Century: Jim Thorpe
    Century: Babe Ruth
    Century: Jackie Robinson
    Century: NYC Baseball
    Century: Roger Maris
    Kids Sports
    10’ Literary Lion
    Early Football Heroes
    Early Football Heroes UO
    2004 Summer Olympics
    2006 Winter Olympics
    Arthur Ashe (statue)
    Arthur Ashe (Wimbledon)
    Sugar Ray Robinson
    Baseball Sluggers
    Hank Greenberg
    "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"
    Seabiscuit envelope
    Negro Leagues Baseball
    Ferguson Jenkins
    Baseball All-Stars
    (DiMaggio, Doby, Stargell, Williams)
    Althea Gibson

    Jim Thorpe & Roberto Clemente

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    Dgn 4: Sc. 2089 Jim Thorpe — black-on-blue 5"x7" Dragon Card. Printed drawing of Thorpe playing football, King Gustav quote (Thorpe replied, "Thanks, King"), First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    A combination with stamps for Discus (part of decathlon and pentathlon, his Olympic sports), Pro Baseball (the sport which got him trouble), and the American Indian stamps; and versions with plate and zip blocks have all sold out.

    Dgn 5u: Sc. 2097 Roberto Clemente — 5"x7" Dragon Card, printed portrait of the Pittsburgh Pirates star, quotation, and Pittsburgh GMF (General Mail Facility) green double-ring hand cancel. Although he played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, the stamp was issued in his hometown in Puerto Rico. We flew the stamp to Pittsburgh for this unofficial-city cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$7.50
    The "basic" version with a small circular date stamp below the stamp, and combinations with #855 and #1381 Baseball and #801 Puerto Rico; and just Sc. 1381 have all sold out.


    Racing Car, Tandem Bicycle, Lou Gehrig

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    Dgn 19a: Sc. 2262 17.5’ Racing Car coil — coil pairs of both versions (precanceled and not) on a 5"x7" magenta-on-white Dragon Card; printed photo of Marmon Wasp winning first Indy 500; First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    Dgn 19b: Sc. 2262/2253 Racer/Milk Wagon coils — Pairs of both versions and of Sc. 2253 Milk Wagon coil, all issued on the same day in the same city, on a 5"x7" magenta-on-white Dragon Card; printed photo of Marmon Wasp winning first Indy 500; First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
    Dgn 19m: Sc. 2262/2253 Racer/Milk Wagon coils — Pairs of Racing Car and Milk Wagon coils (issued same day, same city) on a 5"x7" magenta-on-white Dragon Card with a printed photo of the Marmon Wasp winning the first Indianapolis 500 — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    Versions with just a pair of the Racer; a plate number strip of 3 of the Racer; and plate number strips of both version of the Racer have all sold out

    Dgn 23: Sc. 2266 24.1’ Tandem Bicycle coil — pair on a FDC-size blue-on-buff Dragon Card, vertical format; First Day of issue hand cancel, unaddressed — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 23p: Sc. 2266 24.1’ Tandem Bicycle coil — plate number strip of three on a FDC-size blue-on-buff Dragon Card, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 28: Sc. 2417 Lou Gehrig — green-on-gray FDC-size Dragon Card shows Gehrig overcome by emotion during his famous speech on July 4, 1939 — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 28b: Sc. 2417 Lou Gehrig — green-on-gray FDC-size Dragon Card shows Gehrig overcome by emotion during his famous speech on July 4, 1939. Combination with #1381 1969 Baseball; just 15 such serviced — larger illustration (new window)...$3.25
    Dgn 28c: Sc. 2417 Lou Gehrig — green-on-gray FDC-size Dragon Card shows Gehrig overcome by emotion during his famous speech on July 4, 1939; Combo with #2046 Babe Ruth; only 50 such serviced — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    A combination with just Sc. 855 has sold out.


    Football envelope, Basketball, Joe Louis

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    Dgn 31: Sc. U618 Football envelope — #10 envelope (only size produced by USPS), with a blue silhouette of 3 players, First Day of Issue hand cancel. This is the first non-card Dragon Card cachet. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 31c: Sc. U618 Football envelope — #10 envelope, blue silhouette of 3 players, First Day of Issue hand cancel, with #1382 College Football, Sc. 2089 Jim Thorpe, and Sc. 2376 Knute Rockne — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    Dgn 35: Sc. 2560 Basketball — FDC-size brown-on-blue Dragon Card, stylized 'swish' + text, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 35a: Sc. 2560 Basketball — FDC-size brown-on-blue Dragon Card, stylized 'swish' + text, with #1189 Basketball, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 35c: Sc. 2560 Basketball — FDC-size brown-on-blue Dragon Card, stylized 'swish' + text, First Day of Issue hand cancel tying a 2-inch diameter multicolored basketball sticker, just 14 made this way — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    A combination with #1189 & #C103 Olympic Basketball; and versions with the copyright, USPS logo, plate and zip singles have all sold out.


    Dgn 39

    Dgn 39: Sc. 2766 Joe Louis — 5"x7" black-on-light green Dragon Card; color portrait of Louis pasted on, text, First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 39c: Sc. 2766 Joe Louis — Special text and design for this combination, with Jackie Robinson and the 1945 Army stamps. Text describes Robinson and Louis together in Army at Ft. Riley, Kansas in WWII, their work against segregation there. Only 24 produced! — larger illustration (new window).
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    Plate, zip and three different marginal marking singles were all serviced, and all have sold out. See the Black History section for more details.

    Celebrate the Century: World Series, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson

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    Dgn 59: Sc. 3182n Century: World Series — single from the Celebrate the Century 1900s sheet on a 5"x7" sepia-on-cream Dragon Card, showing a drawing of a batter, catcher and umpire in period uniforms — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 59a: Sc. 3182n Century: World Series — single from the Celebrate the Century 1900s sheet on a 5"x7" sepia-on-cream Dragon Card, showing a drawing of a batter, catcher and umpire in period uniform; with Sc. 855 and 1381 — larger illustration (new window)...$6.00
    Dgn 64: Sc. 2089/3183g Jim Thorpe — 5"x7" black-on-blue 5"x7" Dragon Card, playing football, with Sc. 2089 and the 1984 First Day of Issue hand cancel, and the Celebrate the Century 1910s single added and tied by its own small circular date stamp cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    Dgn 66: Sc. 3184a Century: Babe Ruth — single from the Celebrate the Century 1920s sheet on a black-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, with 1983's Sc. 2046 Babe Ruth. Both stamps and photo show the same picture of Ruth Ruth hitting one out of the park. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 66c: Sc. 3184a Century: Babe Ruth — single from the Celebrate the Century 1920s sheet on a black-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, with 1983's Sc. 2046 Babe Ruth and earlier baseball stamps Sc. 855 and 1381 added — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 80: Sc. 3186c Jackie Robinson — single from the Celebrate the Century 1940s sheet on a black-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, printed drawing of generic player sliding into base — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 80c: Sc. 3186c Jackie Robinson — single from the Celebrate the Century 1940s sheet on a black-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, printed drawing of generic player sliding into base; with Sc. 2016 1982 Jackie Robinson stamp. Just 25 produced — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Subway Series, Roger Maris, Kids Sports, Library Lions

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    Dgn 83: Sc. 3187c-j Century: NYC Baseball — Blue on cream 5"x7" card, horizontal, details from 1950s NYC subway map, pitcher winding up, short text on front; longer text on back explains dominance of NYC teams in 1950s; both stamps (25) — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 83c: Sc. 3187c-j NYC Baseball — Subway Series and Shot Heard Round The World singles from the Celebrate the Century 1950s sheet on a blue-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, details from 1950s NYC subway map, pitcher winding up, with Sc. 2016 1982 Jackie Robinson stamp: He played in all the Dodgers-Yankees Series and the Dodgers-Giants playoffs in 1951 — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 92: Sc. 3188n Century: Roger Maris — single from the Celebrate the Century 1960s sheet on a black-on-blue-green 5"x7" Dragon Card, photo of Maris swinging at the plate, small circular date stamp — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 97: Sc. 3401-2 Kids Sports — 5"x7" Dragon Card with color photos of a youth soccer and a youth baseball player (I got a good price on the models , with a cartoon sports crowd in the background. Singles of the soccer and baseball stamps, circular date stamp cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 97b: Sc. 3399-3402 Kids Sports — 5"x7" Dragon Card with color photos of a youth soccer and a youth baseball player (I got a good price on the models ), with a cartoon sports crowd in the background. This version is serviced with a block of four stamps, the First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
    Dgn 100: Sc. 3447 10’ Literary Lion — single with the Subway Series Celebrate the Century stamp on 5"x7" Dragon Card, printed original photo of a NY Public Library Lion, wearing a giant baseball hat in honor of the 2000 Subway Series between the Mets and Yankees. (Whenever a New York team appears in the World Series, the Library dresses up its lions.) First Day of Issue hand cancel. Only 17 produced — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
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    Early Football Heroes

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    Dgn 159: Sc. 3811a Early Football Heroes — block of 4 on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with a printed photo of an early game. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
    Dgn 159c: Sc. 3811a Early Football Heroes — block of 4 on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with printed photo of an early game, First Day of Issue hand cancel, Sc. 1382 Football stamp and a football sticker — larger illustration (new window)...$4.50
    Dgn 160: Sc. 3811a Early Football Heroes UO — block of 4 on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with printed photo of an early game, icons, text noting that the stamps were issued in another city that day, but brought to the largest stamp show of the year in the U.S. for an "unofficial city" cancel. StampShow 2003 pictorial show cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.25

    Arthur Ashe

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    Dgn 207: Sc. 3936 Arthur Ashe — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of the Arthur Ashe statue in Richmond. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 207a: Sc. 3936 Arthur Ashe — imperfect printing variety of Dgn 207; it's more blue and the image has been reduced, creating uneven margins. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 208: Sc. 3936 Arthur Ashe (Wimbledon) — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of Ashe holding the 1975 Wimbledon trophy. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Olympics

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    Dgn 180: Sc. 3863 Summer Olympics — 5"x7" Dragon Card with color art of athletic-looking young man holding aloft a torch, with five interlocking rings behind him. First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 180c: Sc. 3863 Summer Olympics — 5"x7" Dragon Card with color art of athletic-looking young man holding aloft a torch, with five interlocking rings behind him. First Day of Issue hand cancel. With Sc. 2247 Pan American Games (similar design) and Sc. 2528 Flag with Olympic Rings — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
    Dgn 221: Sc. 3995 Winter Olympics — 5"x7" Dragon Card with color art of a downhill skier and 5 interlocking rings, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 221c: Sc. 3995 Winter Olympics — 5"x7" Dragon Card with color art of a downhill skier and 5 interlocking rings, plus Sc. 2369 1988 Winter Olympics stamp, also a downhill skier. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
    Dgn 222: Sc. 3995 Winter Olympics — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a color photo of Didier Cuche of Switzerland in action during training for the FIS Ski World Cup Men's Downhill competition, November 24, 2005, in Lake Louise, Alberta. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Sugar Ray Robinson

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    Dgn 229: Sc. 4020 Sugar Ray Robinson — 5"x7" Dragon Card with picture of the boxer in a fighting pose, art of a boxing ring and gloves First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel, — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 229a: Sc. 4020 Sugar Ray Robinson — 5"x7" Dragon Card with picture of the boxer in a fighting pose, art of a boxing ring and gloves First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel ties U.S. Joe Louis stamp (Sc.2766, 1993) and Austria's 2006 Mohammad Ali stamps. Sugar as a boy in Detroit would carry Louis' gym bag, later toured with him in the Army during WWII. Sugar also mentored the young — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Dgn 229b: Sc. 4020 Sugar Ray Robinson — 5"x7" Dragon Card with picture of the boxer in a fighting pose, art of a boxing ring and gloves First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel ties earlier US stamps featuring boxers: Joe Louis (2766), Jack Dempsey (3183m) and Rocky Marciano (3187k) — larger illustration (new window)...
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    Baseball Sluggers, Hank Greenberg

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    Dgn 240: Sc. 4083a Baseball Sluggers — block of 4 on a 5"x7" Dragon Card with a graphic of a player swinging for the stands. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
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    MaxBBCampy: Sc. 4080/UX455 Sluggers postcards - Campanella — Dual Cancel: Roy Campanella single from the Baseball Sluggers block on the face of the matching USPS postcard, with a circular date stamp cancel. The indicia of the postcard is canceled on the other side with the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...
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    MaxBBHank: Sc. 4081/UX456 Sluggers postcards - Greenberg — Dual Cancel: Hank Greenberg single from the Baseball Sluggers block on the face of the matching USPS postcard, with a circular date stamp cancel. The indicia of the postcard is canceled on the other side with the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
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    MaxBBMickey: Sc. 4083/UX454 Sluggers postcards - Mantle — Dual Cancel: Mickey Mantle single from the Baseball Sluggers block on the face of the matching USPS postcard, with a circular date stamp cancel. The indicia of the postcard is canceled on the other side with the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...
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    MaxBBOtt: Sc. 4082/UX457 Sluggers postcards - Ott — Dual Cancel: Mel Ott single from the Baseball Sluggers block on the face of the matching USPS postcard, with a circular date stamp cancel. The indicia of the postcard is canceled on the other side with the First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
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    "Take Me Out To The Ball Game"

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    Dgn 296: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the sheet music. (Sam Williams is the vaudeville performer featured on the music.) First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
    Dgn 296a: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the sheet music. (Sam Williams is the vaudeville performer featured on the music.) With baseball stamps Sc. 855 and 1381, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 297: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the sheet music (Trixie Friganza is the vaudeville performer featured on the music. It's fascinating to read about her. Check her Wikipedia entry.) Digital color postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
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    Dgn 298: Sc. 4341 Take Me Out To The Ball Game — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a reproduction of the poster for the movie "Take Me Out To The Ball Game," starring Gene Kelly, Esther Williams and Frank Sinatra. With Sc. 4265 Sinatra, First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Seabiscuit

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    Dgn 334: Sc. U668 Seabiscuit envelope — #6Ύ stamped envelope with a label cachet showing Seabiscuit beating War Admiral at Pimlico in 1938. The First Day of Issue hand cancel ties the label cachet to the envelope — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 334a

    Dgn 334a: Sc. U668 Seabiscuit envelope — #6Ύ stamped envelope with a label cachet showing Seabiscuit beating War Admiral at Pimlico in 1938. With Sc. 1528 Horse Racing and 2757 Thoroughbred Racing. The First Day of Issue hand cancel ties the label cachet and the stamps to the envelope — larger illustration (new window).
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    Seabiscuit envelope Cradle to Cradle reprint

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    Dgn 358: Sc. U668 Seabiscuit Reprint — #6Ύ stamped envelope with a label cachet showing Seabiscuit beating War Admiral at Pimlico in 1938. This 2010 version of the envelope has the Cradle to Cradle ecologically-friendly design logo on the back. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
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    Dgn 358a: Sc. U668 Seabiscuit Reprint — #6Ύ stamped envelope with a label cachet showing Seabiscuit beating War Admiral at Pimlico in 1938. This 2010 version of the envelope has the Cradle to Cradle ecologically-friendly design logo on the back. With Sc. 1528 Horse Racing and 2757 Thoroughbred Racing. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Negro Leagues Baseball

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    Dgn 378: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of a play at the plate during a New York Cubans game. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 378a: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of a play at the plate during a New York Cubans game. Oak Brook IL Negro Leagues postmark from the Americover 2010 ceremony (not first day) — larger illustration (new window)...$2.00

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    Dgn 378b: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of a play at the plate during a New York Cubans game. With 1939 (Sc. 855) and 1969 (1381) baseball stamps and the Celebrate the Century First World Series stamp (Sc. 3182n). Small circular date stamps — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 378c: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of a play at the plate during a New York Cubans game. pair with 7 stamps for “Legendary Playing Fields” used regularly by Negro Leagues teams: Ebbets Field (Sc. 3510), Tiger Stadium (3511), Crosley Field (3512), Yankee Stadium (3513), Polo Grounds (3514), Forbes Field (3515), and Comiskey Park (3517). Small circular date stamps — larger illustration (new window)...$7.50

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    Dgn 378d: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of a play at the plate during a New York Cubans game. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 378u: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of a play at the plate during a New York Cubans game. A flag stamp is tied by the NAPEX station pictorial for an unveiling ceremony held at the Washington-area stamp show six weeks before the stamps were issued — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 379

    Dgn 379: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays batting. First Day of Issue hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

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    Dgn 379a: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays batting. Oak Brook IL Negro Leagues postmark from the Americover 2010 ceremony (not first day) — larger illustration (new window)...$2.00

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    Dgn 379b: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays batting. With 1939 (Sc. 855) and 1969 (1381) baseball stamps and the Celebrate the Century First World Series stamp (Sc. 3182n). Small circular date stamps — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 379c: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays batting. With Legends of Baseball stamps for 3 major league players who also played in the Negro Leagues: Jackie Robinson, Josh Gibson (shown on the Card), and Satchel Paige. Small circular date stamps — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 379d: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays batting. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 379u: Sc. 4465-6 Negro Leagues Baseball — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photo of Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays batting. A flag stamp is tied by the NAPEX station pictorial for an unveiling ceremony held at the Washington-area stamp show in advance of the stamps' issuance — larger illustration (new window).
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    Ferguson Jenkins (Canada)

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    Dgn 391: Sc. 2434 Ferguson Jenkins — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photograph of the Wrigley Field sign, with a message about the former Cubs ace. First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

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    MaxFergie: Sc. 2434 Ferguson Jenkins — The stamp is affixed on the face of Canada’s picture postcard for this issue. Both the card’s indicia and the stamp are canceled with the first day postmark, making it a dual-canceled maximum card — larger illustration (new window)...$7.00


    Baseball All-Stars

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    Dgn 440: Sc. 4694-7 Baseball All-Stars — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove. Two horizontal pairs of stamps are tied by the Cooperstown Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

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    Dgn 440a: Sc. 4694-7 Baseball All-Stars — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove. Two horizontal pairs of stamps are tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 440w

    Dgn 440w: Sc. 4694-7 Baseball All-Stars — Set of 4 5”x7” Dragon Cards with the Cooperstown Digital Color Postmark. (Save $2 on the set. The individual players' issues are described and offered for sale below.) — larger illustration (new window)...$12.00

    Dgn 440x

    Dgn 440x: Sc. 4694-7 Baseball All-Stars — Set of 4 5”x7” Dragon Cards with the Cooperstown First Day of Issue pictorial postmark. (Save $2 on the set. The individual players' issues are described and offered for sale below.) — larger illustration (new window)...$8.00

    Dgn 440y

    Dgn 440y: Sc. 4694-7 Baseball All-Stars — Set of 4 5”x7” Dragon Cards with the city Digital Color Postmarks. (Save $2 on the set. The individual players' issues are described and offered for sale below.) — larger illustration (new window)...$12.00

    Dgn 440z

    Dgn 440z: Sc. 4694-7 Baseball All-Stars — Set of 4 5”x7” Dragon Cards with the city First Day of Issue pictorial postmarks. (Save $2 on the set. The individual players' issues are described and offered for sale below.) — larger illustration (new window)...$8.00


    Joe DiMaggio

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    Dgn 441: Sc. 4697 Joe DiMaggio — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of DiMaggio. Single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

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    Dgn 441a: Sc. 4697 Joe DiMaggio — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of DiMaggio. The single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 441b

    Dgn 441b: Sc. 4697 Joe DiMaggio — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of DiMaggio. The single stamp is tied by the New York Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

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    Dgn 441c: Sc. 4697 Joe DiMaggio — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of DiMaggio. The single stamp is tied by the New York pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 441d

    Dgn 441d: Sc. 4697 Joe DiMaggio — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of DiMaggio. The single stamp and the Yankee Stadium stamp from the Legendary Playing Fields set (Sc. 3513) are tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

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    Dgn 441e: Sc. 4697 Joe DiMaggio — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of DiMaggio. The single stamp plus a single from the imperforate press sheet are tied by the New York City pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00


    Larry Doby

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    Dgn 442: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. Single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 442a

    Dgn 442a: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. The single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 442b

    Dgn 442b: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. The single stamp is tied by the Cleveland Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 442c

    Dgn 442c: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. The single stamp is tied by the Cleveland pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 442d

    Dgn 442d: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. The single stamp and the Comiskey Park stamp from the Legendary Playing Fields set (Sc. 3517) are tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark. Doby finished his career playing there for the Chicago White Sox, and managed the ChiSox there for part of 1978. There is no Cleveland Municipal Stadium stamp in the Playing Fields set — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 442e

    Dgn 442e: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. The single stamp plus a single from the imperforate press sheet are tied by the Cleveland pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 442f

    Dgn 442f: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. The single stamp plus a Greetings from America Ohio stamp (Sc. 3595) that shows Cleveland are tied by the Cleveland pictorial First Day of Issue postmark. There is no Cleveland Municipal Stadium stamp in the Playing Fields set — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 442g

    Dgn 442g: Sc. 4695 Larry Doby — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Doby. The single stamp plus a “Cinderella” showing Cleveland Municipal Stadium in the style of the Legendary Playing FIelds stamps (Sc. 3510-19) are tied by the Cleveland pictorial First Day of Issue postmark. There is no Cleveland Municipal Stadium stamp in the Playing Fields set — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50


    Willie Stargell

    Dgn 443

    Dgn 443: Sc. 4696 Willie Stargell — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Stargell. Single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 443a

    Dgn 443a: Sc. 4696 Willie Stargell — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Stargell. The single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 443b

    Dgn 443b: Sc. 4696 Willie Stargell — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Stargell. The single stamp is tied by the Pittsburgh Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 443c

    Dgn 443c: Sc. 4696 Willie Stargell — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Stargell. The single stamp is tied by the Pittsburgh pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 443d

    Dgn 443d: Sc. 4696 Willie Stargell — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Stargell. The single stamp and the Forbes Field stamp from the Legendary Playing Fields set (Sc. 3515) are tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 443e

    Dgn 443e: Sc. 4696 Willie Stargell — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Stargell. The single stamp plus a single from the imperforate press sheet are tied by the Pittsburgh pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window).
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    Ted Williams

    Dgn 444

    Dgn 444: Sc. 4694 Ted Williams — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Williams. Single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 444a

    Dgn 444a: Sc. 4694 Ted Williams — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Williams. The single stamp is tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 444b

    Dgn 444b: Sc. 4694 Ted Williams — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Williams. The single stamp is tied by the Boston Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 444c

    Dgn 444c: Sc. 4694 Ted Williams — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Williams. The single stamp is tied by the Boston pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 444d

    Dgn 444d: Sc. 4694 Ted Williams — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Williams. The single stamp and the Fenway Park stamp from the Legendary Playing Fields set (Sc. 3516) are tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 444e

    Dgn 444e: Sc. 4694 Ted Williams — 5”x7” Dragon Card featuring a photo of a bat, ball and glove, plus an inset photo of Williams. The single stamp plus a single from the imperforate press sheet are tied by the Cooperstown pictorial First Day of Issue postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00


    Althea Gibson

    Dgn 471

    Dgn 471: Sc. 4803 Althea Gibson — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photograph of Gibson holding her trophies after winning the women’s title at the U.S. Nationals (forerunner of the U.S. Open) for the second time in 1957. Black & white pictorial hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 471a

    Dgn 471a: Sc. 4803 Althea Gibson — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photograph of Gibson holding her trophies after winning the women’s title at the U.S. Nationals (forerunner of the U.S. Open) for the second time in 1957. With stamps for great black tennis stars for whom Gibson paved the way: Sc. 3936 Arthur Ashe and, since there's not yet a U.S. stamp for the Williams sisters, a Dragon Cards-produced Cinderella for Venus and Serena. Black & white pictorial hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 471e

    Dgn 471e: Sc. 4803 Althea Gibson — 5”x7” Dragon Card showing a photograph of Gibson holding her trophies after winning the women’s title at the U.S. Nationals (forerunner of the U.S. Open) for the second time in 1957. Because of a production mistake (mine), there’s no text on this version. Black & white pictorial hand cancel — larger illustration (new window)...$2.00

    Dgn 472

    Dgn 472: Sc. 4803 Althea Gibson — a #6Ύ Sc. U569 Tennis envelope with a computer-printed Dragon Cards cachet similar to Dgn 471. First Day Of Issue Machine cancel (first time it’s ever been used for a Dragon Cards issue) — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 472a

    Dgn 472a: Sc. 4803 Althea Gibson — a #6Ύ envelope. These were produced as tests before the U569s were put into the printer for Dgn 472 (and one of them was still spoiled). Black & white pictorial hand cancel. These 5 were not sold, but given away to subscribers and the American First Day Cover Society donation auction. — larger illustration (new window).
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