Friday, October 5, 2012

1933 Score Card

Today's artifact is a scorecard from 1933.

This is one bi-fold sheet, creating four pages each 9½ inches wide by 7 inches tall when folded. The cover features a charming hand-drawn graphic in red and black:

These "lucky number" contests continued at least into the late 1940s. The interior of the card features lineups for both clubs. On the left, your Milwaukee Brewers.

Frank O'Rourke, the Brewers skipper-slash-third baseman, doesn't appear in the regular lineup.

On this day, the Brewers were facing off against the Minneapolis Millers:

On the back, a full-page ad for Milwaukee's most famous product.

Order your case to-day!

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