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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
    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
    Wilt Chamberlain
    History of Hockey
    Jackie Robinson
    Vancouver Asahi
    Colored Hockey Championship
    Arnold Palmer
    Yogi Berra
    Backyard Games
    1972 Canada-USSR Hockey Summit

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    Jim Thorpe

    Dgn 4

    Dgn 4: Sc. 2089 Jim Thorpe — black-on-blue 5"x7" Dragon Card with a printed drawing of Thorpe playing football, and what the Swedish King Gustav (host of the 1912 Olympics) said about Thorpe, (Thorpe replied, "Thanks, King.") First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 4c

    Dgn 4c: Sc. 2089 Jim Thorpe — black-on-blue 5"x7" Dragon Card with a printed drawing of Thorpe playing football, and what the Swedish King Gustav (host of the 1912 Olympics) said about Thorpe, Combo with Discus (part of decathlon and pentathlon, his Olympic sports), Pro Baseball (sport which got him trouble), American Indian stamps. Picture not available...$5.00
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    Dgn 4p

    Dgn 4p: Sc. 2089 Jim Thorpe — black-on-blue 5"x7" Dragon Card with a printed drawing of Thorpe playing football, and what the Swedish King Gustav (host of the 1912 Olympics) said about Thorpe. Plate block with a circular date stamp centered on it. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
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    Dgn 4z

    Dgn 4z: Sc. 2089 Jim Thorpe — black-on-blue 5"x7" Dragon Card with a printed drawing of Thorpe playing football, and what the Swedish King Gustav (host of the 1912 Olympics) said about Thorpe. Zip block with a circular date stamp centered on it. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
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    Roberto Clemente

    Dgn 5

    Dgn 5: Sc. 2097 Roberto Clemente — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a printed portrait drawing and a quote by the Pittsburgh Pirate great. Small circular date stamp hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$7.50
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    Dgn 5a

    Dgn 5a: Sc. 2097 Roberto Clemente — With #855 and #1381 Pro Baseball, #801 Puerto Rico, all tied by the first day of issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Another combo with just Sc. 1381 was also serviced.

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    Dgn 5u

    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-location cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$7.50
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    Dgn 5zb

    Dgn 5zb: Sc. 2097 Roberto Clemente — 5"x7" Dragon Card with a printed portrait drawing and a quote by the Pittsburgh Pirate great. A Zip Block is postmarked dead-center with the Pittsburgh GMF unofficial-location double-ring postmark. Only one made. — larger illustration (new window)...$7.50
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    Racing Car Coil

    Dgn 19

    Dgn 19: Sc. 2262 17.5¢ Racing Car coil — 5"x7" card reproducing a photo of the Marmon Wasp winning first Indianapolis 500 First Day of Issue hand cancel ties a pair. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
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    Dgn 19a

    Dgn 19a: Sc. 2262 17.5¢ Racing Car coil — 5"x7" card reproducing a photo of the Marmon Wasp winning first Indianapolis 500 First Day of Issue hand cancel ties pairs of the precanceled and regular versions. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 19ap

    Dgn 19ap: Sc. 2262 17.5¢ Racing Car coil — With plate # strips of 3 of both versions of #2262 -- only 2 serviced First Day of Issue hand cancel ties a plate # strip of 3...$10.00
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    Dgn 19b

    Dgn 19b: Sc. 2262/2253 Racer/Milk Wagon coils — 5"x7" card reproducing a photo of the Marmon Wasp winning first Indianapolis 500 First Day of Issue cancel ties pairs of both versions plus a pair of Sc. 2253 Milk Wagon, issued on the same day and in the same city. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 19d

    Dgn 19d: Sc. 2262 17.5¢ Racing Car coil — 5"x7" card reproducing a photo of the Marmon Wasp winning first Indianapolis 500 The 1987 postmark ties pairs of both versions, plus the 2011 pictorial postmark ties the 2011 stamp, Sc. 4530, for the race's cententennial. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.50

    Dgn 19m

    Dgn 19m: Sc. 2262/2253 Racer/Milk Wagon coils — 5"x7" card with a printed photo of the Marmon Wasp winning first Indy 500. The First Day of Issue cancel ties pairs of both this stamp plus Sc. 2253 Milk Wagon, issued on the same day and in the same city. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 19p

    Dgn 19p: Sc. 2262 17.5¢ Racing Car coil — 5"x7" card with a printed photo of the Marmon Wasp winning first Indy 500. The First Day of Issue hand cancel ties a plate number strip of 3. Only 2 serviced…9.00
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    Tandem Bicycle coil

    Dgn 23

    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

    Dgn 23p: Sc. 2266 24.1¢ Tandem Bicycle coil — plate number strip of three on a FDC-size Dragon Card, blue on buff, vertical format, First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
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    Lou Gehrig

    Dgn 28

    Dgn 28: Sc. 2417 Lou Gehrig — green-on-gray vertical FDC-size Dragon Card. The printed drawing shows Gehrig overcome by emotion on July 4, 1939, when he gave his "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth" speech. First Day of issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 28a

    Dgn 28a: Sc. 2417 Lou Gehrig — green-on-gray vertical FDC-size Dragon Card. The printed drawing shows Gehrig overcome by emotion on July 4, 1939, when he gave his "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth" speech. The FDOI hand cancel ties Sc. 2417 with Sc. 839, the 1939 Baseball stamp. Only 15 produced...$5.00
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    Dgn 28b

    Dgn 28b: Sc. 2417 Lou Gehrig — green-on-gray vertical FDC-size Dragon Card. The printed drawing shows Gehrig overcome by emotion on July 4, 1939, when he gave his "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth" speech. The FDOI hand cancel ties Sc. 2417 with Sc. 1381, the 1969 Baseball stamp. Only 15 produced . — larger illustration (new window)...$3.25
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    Dgn  28c

    Dgn 28c: Sc. 2417 Lou Gehrig — green-on-gray vertical FDC-size Dragon Card. The printed drawing shows Gehrig overcome by emotion on July 4, 1939, when he gave his "Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth" speech. The FDOI hand cancel ties Sc. 2417 with Sc. 2046, the Babe Ruth stamp. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00


    Football #10 Envelope

    Dgn 31

    Dgn 31: Sc. U618 Football envelope — #10 envelope (only size for this issue) with a printed blue silhouette of 3 players, First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 31c

    Dgn 31c: Sc. U618 Football envelope — #10 envelope (only size for this issue) with a printed blue silhouette of 3 players, The FDOI hand cancel ties the envelope’s indicia, Sc. 1382 College Football, 2089 Jim Thorpe and 2376 Knute Rockne. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00


    Basketball

    Dgn 35

    Dgn 35: Sc. 2560 Basketball — FDC-size brown-on-blue vertical Dragon Card, with art of a stylized 'swish' and text. First Day of Issue hand cancel.. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50

    Dgn 35a

    Dgn 35a: Sc. 2560 Basketball — FDC-size brown-on-blue vertical Dragon Card, with art of a stylized 'swish' and text. The First Day of Issue hand cancel ties Sc. 2560 and Sc. 1189 Naismith/Basketball. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 35b

    Dgn 35b: Sc. 2560 Basketball — FDC-size brown-on-blue vertical Dragon Card, with art of a stylized 'swish' and text. The First Day of Issue hand cancel ties Sc. 2560 and Sc. 1189 Naismith/Basketball and C103 Olympics Basketball (1984 games)...$5.00
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    Dgn 35c

    Dgn 35c: Sc. 2560 Basketball — FDC-size brown-on-blue vertical Dragon Card, with art of a stylized 'swish' and text. tying a 2-inch diameter multicolored basketball sticker, just 14 made this way. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Two each also were serviced with marginal marking singles and have sold out. No pictures are available.
    • Dgn 35d: Copyright single
    • Dgn 35g: USPS logo single
    • Dgn 35p: Plate single
    • Dgn 35z: Zip single

    Joe Louis

    Dgn 39

    Dgn 39: Sc. 2766 Joe Louis — 5"x7" black-on-light green Dragon Card; color portrait of Louis pasted on. First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$2.50
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    Dgn 39c

    Dgn 39c: Sc. 2766 Joe Louis — 5"x7" black-on-light green Dragon Card; color portrait of Louis pasted on. Not the same text or design as for the single (Dgn 39). Text describes Robinson and Louis together in Army at Ft. Riley, Kansas in WWII The first day of issue postmark ties the Louis, Sc. 2016 Jackie Robinson and Sc. 934 1945 Army stamps. The text describes how Robinson and Louis served together in the Army at Fort Riley, Kansas during World War II, and worked against segregation there. Only 24 were produced. — larger illustration (new window)...$6.00
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    Plate blocks, zip blocks and three different marginal marking singles were all serviced, two of each, and all also have sold out. No pictures are available.
    • Dgn 39m: Set of all 3 margin-text singles
    • Dgn 39m1: margin single "Louis retired undefeated"
    • Dgn 39m2: margin single "Joe Louis was world champion"
    • Dgn 39m3: margin single "Known as the Brown Bomber"
    • Dgn 39p: special design for plate/zip blocks, same text as Dgn39, with a plate block
    • Dgn 39p: special design for plate/zip blocks, same text as Dgn39, with a zip block
    Celebrate the Century Sports:
    World Series, Jim Thorpe, Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, New York City Baseball (Subway Series & Shot Heard Round The World), Roger Maris

    Dgn 59

    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

    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

    Dgn 64: Sc. 2089/3183g Century: Jim Thorpe — single from the Celebrate the Century 1910s sheet added to the 1984 Thorpe Dragon Card, showing him playing football. The 1984 stamp is tied by its First Day of Issue hand cancel. The CTC stamp is tied by its circular date stamp date stamp cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 66

    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 hitting one out of the park. First Day of Issue hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
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    Dgn 66c

    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. Both stamps and photo show the same picture of Ruth hitting one out of the park. The pictorial First Day of Issue hand cancel ties the CTC stamp, Sc. 2046 Babe Ruth (1983) and Sc. 855 (1939) and 1381 (1969). — larger illustration (new window)...$6.00
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    Dgn 80

    Dgn 80: Sc. 3186c Century: Jackie Robinson — single from the Celebrate the Century 1940s sheet on a black-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, with a printed drawing of a generic player sliding into a base. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
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    Dgn 80c

    Dgn 80c: Sc. 3186c Century: Jackie Robinson — single from the Celebrate the Century 1940s sheet on a black-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, with a printed drawing of a generic player sliding into a base. The First Day of Issue hand cancel ties both the CTC stamp and 1982s Sc. 2016 Jackie Robinson stamp. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.50
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    Dgn 83

    Dgn 83: Sc. 3187c-j Century: NYC Baseball — The Shot Heard Round The World and World Series Rivals singles from the Celebrate the Century 1950s sheet on a blue-on-cream 5”x7” card with details from a 1950s NYC subway map showing the location of the stadiums, and art of a pitcher winding up. Short text on the front refers to the longer text on the back. First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
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    Dgn 83c

    Dgn 83c: Sc. 3187c-j Century: NYC Baseball — The Shot Heard Round The World and World Series Rivals singles from the Celebrate the Century 1950s sheet on a blue-on-cream 5"x7" Dragon Card, details from 1950s NYC subway map, pitcher Short text on the front refers to the longer text on the back. First Day of Issue pictorial hand cancel ties both stamps and Sc. 2016 Jackie Robinson: He played in all the Dodgers-Yankees Series and in the Dodgers-Giants playoffs in 1951. — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00
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    Dgn 92

    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. (All the 1960s CTC Dragon Cards were printed on psychedelic-color cardstock). — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
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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

    Dgn 159
    Dgn 159

    Dgn 159c
    Dgn 159c

    Dgn 160
    Dgn 160

    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

    Dgn 207
    Dgn 207

    Dgn 208
    Dgn 208

    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

    Dgn 180
    Dgn 180

    Dgn 180c
    Dgn 180c

    Dgn 221
    Dgn 221

    Dgn 221c
    Dgn 221c

    Dgn 222
    Dgn 222

    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

    Dgn 229
    Dgn 229

    Dgn 229a
    Dgn 229a

    Dgn 229b
    Dgn 229b

    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

    Dgn 240
    Dgn 240

    Dgn 241
    Dgn 241

    MaxBBCampy
    MaxBBCampy

    MaxBBHank
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    MaxBBMickey
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    MaxBBOtt
    MaxBBOtt

    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"

    Dgn 296

    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
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    Dgn 296a

    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)...$5.00
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    Dgn 297

    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). Check her Wikipedia entry.) Digital color postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50
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    Dgn 298

    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
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    Seabiscuit

    Dgn 334

    Dgn 334: Sc. U668 Seabiscuit envelope — #6¾ 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 — #6¾ 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 — #6¾ 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

    Dgn 358a: Sc. U668 Seabiscuit Reprint — #6¾ 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

    Dgn 378

    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)...$3.50
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    Dgn 378a

    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 Americover 2010 ceremony (not first day). — larger illustration (new window)...$2.00
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    Dgn 378b

    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)...$4.00
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    Dgn 378bb

    Dgn 378bb: 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)...$4.00
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    Dgn 378c

    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

    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)...$5.00
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    Dgn 378u

    Dgn 378u: 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. 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)...$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

    Dgn 379a

    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 Americover 2010 ceremony (not first day). — larger illustration (new window)...$2.00
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    Dgn 379b

    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)...$4.00
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    Dgn 379c

    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)...$6.00
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    Dgn 379d

    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)...$5.00
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    Dgn 379e

    Dgn 379e: 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)...$6.00
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    Dgn 379u

    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)...$2.50
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    Ferguson Jenkins (Canada)

    Dgn 391

    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

    MaxFergie

    MaxFergie: Sc. 2434 Ferguson Jenkins — 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. — larger illustration (new window)...$7.00
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    Baseball All-Stars

    Dgn 440

    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

    Dgn 440a

    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

    Dgn 441

    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

    Dgn 441a

    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

    Dgn 441c

    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

    Dgn 441e

    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

    Dgn 442

    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 #6¾ 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 #6¾ 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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    Wilt Chamberlain

    Dgn 524

    Dgn 524: Sc. 4950-1 Wilt Chamberlain — both stamps on a taller-than-usual 5"x8˝" Dragon Card showing a montage of Chamberlain as a Laker, Globetrotter and the famous photo from after his 100-point game as a Warrior, plus the Big Dipper (his preferred nickname). Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 524a

    Dgn 524a: Sc. 4950-1 Wilt Chamberlain — both stamps on a taller-than-usual 5"x8˝" Dragon Card showing a montage of Chamberlain as a Laker, Globetrotter and the famous photo from after his 100-point game as a Warrior, plus the Big Dipper (his preferred nickname). B&W pictorial postmark — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 525

    Dgn 525: Sc. 4950-1 Wilt Chamberlain — both stamps on a taller-than-usual 5˝"x7" Dragon Card showing a montage of Chamberlain as a Laker, Globetrotter and the famous photo from after his 100-point game as a Warrior, plus the Big Dipper (his preferred nickname). B&W pictorial postmark ties the two 2014 stamps, plus basketball stamps from 1961 (Sc. 1189) and 1991 (Sc. 2560) — larger illustration (new window)...$3.50

    Dgn 526

    Dgn 526: Sc. 4950-1 Wilt Chamberlain — both stamps on a taller-than-usual 5"x8˝" Dragon Card showing a Wilt Chamberlain Bobblehead statuette. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 526a

    Dgn 526a: Sc. 4950-1 Wilt Chamberlain — both stamps on a taller-than-usual 5"x8˝" Dragon Card showing a Wilt Chamberlain Bobblehead statuette. B&W pictorial postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    History of Hockey joint issue

    Dgn 626

    Dgn 626: Sc. 5252-3 History of Hockey — The U.S. stamps on a 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing a photograph of a generic modern player racing down the ice with puck. The cachet’s lettering notes the centennial of the National Hockey League. Digital Color Postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 626a

    Dgn 626a: Sc. 5252-3 History of Hockey — The U.S. stamps on a 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing a photograph of a generic modern player racing down the ice with puck. The cachet’s lettering notes the centennial of the National Hockey League. Pictorial first-day postmark — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 626b

    Dgn 626b: Sc. 3040-1 History of Hockey — Canada's stamps on a 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing a photograph of a generic modern player racing down the ice with puck. The cachet’s lettering notes the centennial of the National Hockey League. Pictorial first-day postmark. Please note that this has the authentic Canadian postmark applied in Canadalarger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 627

    Dgn 627: Sc. 5252-3/3040-1 History of Hockey — 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring a close-up photo of a hockey skate, stick and puck. The U.S. pair of stamps and pictorial cancel are on the left. The Canadian pair of stamps and cancel are on the right. Note that each country’s postmark was applied in that country and is the official size for that country — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 628

    Dgn 628: Sc. 5253c History of Hockey — 5˝"x8˝" Dragon Card reproducing a photo of a player’s legs and stick. Pictorial first-day postmark (U.S. version). — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
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    Dgn 628a

    Dgn 628a: Sc. 3039 History of Hockey — 5˝"x8˝" Dragon Card reproducing a photo of a player’s legs and stick. Pictorial first-day postmarks (Canadian versions) tie the stamps to the sheet and the sheet to the card — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 629

    Dgn 629: Sc. 5253c/3039 History of Hockey — 8˝"x11" Dragon Card featuring a photo montage of hockey players' skates. The Canadian souvenir sheet is affixed at the top and tied by its pictorial postmark. The U.S. souvenir sheet is affixed at the bottom and tied by its pictorial postmark. Note that each country's postmark was applied in that country and is the official size for that country — larger illustration (new window).
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    Jackie Robinson Centennial
    This is not a first-day. We obtained a special postmark to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the baseball and civil rights icon's birth.

    Dgn 683

    Dgn 683: Sc. N/A Jackie Robinson Centennial — Not a first-day. Sc. 3186c Jackie Robinson (Celebrate the Century), 1381 Professional Baseball and 2016 Jackie Robinson on a 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a 1954 publicity photo of him batting against a photo of the JR display at Citifield (Mets’ ballpark). The special January 31, 2019, Cairo GA postmark notes the centennial of his birth. Note that on some cards the postmark may not touch some or all of the stamps. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 684

    Dgn 684: Sc. N/A Jackie Robinson Centennial — Not a first-day. Sc. 3186c Jackie Robinson (Celebrate the Century), 1381 Professional Baseball and 3408a Jackie Robinson (Legends of Baseball) on a leftover 5"x7" Dragon Card for the 1940s JR stamp. The special January 31, 2019, Cairo GA postmark notes the centennial of his birth — larger illustration (new window).
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    Dgn 685

    Dgn 685: Sc. N/A Jackie Robinson Centennial — Not a first-day. Sc. 3186c Jackie Robinson, 3187c Shot Heard ‘Round The World and 3187j World Series Rivals (Subway Series), all from the Celebrate the Century series, on a leftover 5"x7" Dragon Card for the 3187 stamps. Robinson played in all the Subway Series games as well as that historic 1951 game. The card shows 1950s subway maps showing all 3 home fields. The special January 31, 2019, Cairo GA postmark notes the centennial of his birth. Only 4 were made. Note that the postmark only touches 2 of the 3 stamps — larger illustration (new window).
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    Vancouver Asahi baseball team (Canada)

    Dgn 687

    Dgn 687: Sc. TBA Asahi Baseball — 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing a montage of the team playing, a jersey and a baseball. This is the Japanese-Canadian amateur or semi-pro team that played until the start of World War II, when the players were sent off to internment camps. Canada’s round stamp is tied by the black pictorial postmark. (OFDCs have a red postmark.). For more information on the team, visit Wikipedia, The Virtual Stamp Club, and The Canadian Encyclopedia, among others. — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00

    Colored Hockey Championship (Canada)

    Dgn 708

    Dgn 708: Sc. 3233 Colored Hockey Championship — 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring closeup of a pair of skates and a taped-up hockey stick plus the caption "All-Black Hockey in the Maritimes between 1895 and the early 1930s." Canada’s first-day postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 708a

    Dgn 708a: Sc. 3233 Colored Hockey Championship — 5"x7" Dragon Card featuring closeup of a pair of skates and a taped-up hockey stick plus the caption "All-Black hockey in the Maritimes between 1895 and the early 1930s." The CHC stamp and the "historic" stamp from the History Of Hockey souvenir sheet are tied by Canada’s first-day postmark. A rare Canadian combo FDC! — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00
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    Arnold Palmer

    Dgn 710

    Dgn 710: Sc. 5455 Arnold Palmer — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a golfer hitting a drive. Digital Color Postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 710a

    Dgn 710a: Sc. 5455 Arnold Palmer — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a golfer hitting a drive. Pictorial first-day postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 710b

    Dgn 710b: Sc. 5455 Arnold Palmer — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a golfer hitting a drive. The stamp is placed higher on the card than on 710a and tied with the pictorial first-day cancel. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
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    Dgn 710c

    Dgn 710c: Sc. 5455 Arnold Palmer — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing a golfer hitting a drive. The new stamp, Sc. 1932 Babe Zaharias, Sc. 1933 Bobby Jones, and Sc. 2965 Golf from 1995’s Recreational Sports set are tied by the pictorial first-day postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$5.00


    Yogi Berra

    Dgn 753

    Dgn 753: Sc. 5606 Yogi Berra — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing Yankee Stadium’s outside signboards marking the death of Berra, with inset photos of him batting and catching. Digital Color Postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 753a

    Dgn 753a: Sc. 5606 Yogi Berra — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing Yankee Stadium’s outside signboards marking the death of Berra, with inset photos of him batting and catching. B&W pictorial postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00

    Dgn 753b

    Dgn 753b: Sc. 5608 Yogi Berra — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing Yankee Stadium’s outside signboards marking the death of Berra, with inset photos of him batting and catching. B&W pictorial postmark ties the new stamp and stamps for Mickey Mantle (Sc. 4083), Roger Maris (3188n), Joe DiMaggio (4697) and Yankee Stadium (3513). — larger illustration (new window)...$10.00

    Dgn 754

    Dgn 754: Sc. 5606 Yogi Berra — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing photograph of Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers stealing home in Game 1 of the 1955 World Series, with Berra applying the tag. But was it in time? Berra claimed to end of his life that Robinson was out, but the umpire saw it differently. B&W pictorial postmark ties the Berra and Robinson (Sc. 2016) stamps. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00

    Dgn 755

    Dgn 755: Sc. 5608 Yogi Berra — 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing the cover of a 1967 New York Mets scorecard, which showed a map of NYC, Shea Stadium and the Mets logo. The inset photo is of Berra as manager of the Mets in 1973. The text explains the Yogism "It ain’t over ‘til it’s over," which he said when asked about the 1973 Mets’ early season slump. They went on to win the National League pennant. (He was also the first base coach on the World Series champion 1969 team.) Digital Color Postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00
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    Dgn 755a

    Dgn 755a: Sc. 5608 Yogi Berra — 5"x7" Dragon Card reproducing the cover of a 1967 New York Mets scorecard, which showed a map of NYC, Shea Stadium and the Mets logo. The inset photo is of Berra as manager of the Mets in 1973. The text explains the Yogism "It ain’t over ‘til it’s over," which he said when asked about the 1973 Mets’ early season slump. They went on to win the National League pennant. (He was also the first base coach on the World Series champion 1969 team.) B&W pictorial postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$3.00
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    Backyard Games

    Dgn 761

    Dgn 761: Sc. 5627-34 Backyard Games — 5’x7" Dragon Card reproducing an original photo of someone who rarely plays backyard games, or frontyard, for that matter. The first-day pictorial ties two setenant strips of 4 stamps. — larger illustration (new window)...$10.00

    Dgn 761a

    Dgn 761a: Sc. 5627-34 Backyard Games — 5’x7" Dragon Card reproducing an original photo of someone who rarely plays backyard games, or frontyard, for that matter. The Great American Stamp Show pictorial with the first-day date ties two setenant strips of 4 stamps. Only 5 produced. — larger illustration (new window)...$10.00

    Canada-USSR Hockey Summit

    Dgn 791

    Dgn 791: Sc. 3349 Hockey Summit — 5"x7" Dragon Card showing Paul Henderson after scoring the winning goal and a period television set showing the puck in the net from the broadcast. TV play-by-play announcer Foster Hewitt is quoted calling the winning goal. The stamp is tied by the first-day postmark. — larger illustration (new window)...$4.00