H813-4 Boston Garter-Helmar #35 Joe Tinker CHICAGO CUBS HOF

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 21, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

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Card # 35 H813-4 Boston Garter-Helmar Player Position Team TINKER, Joe Portrait CHICAGO CUBS Avg Sell Max Min Total Sold Avg # Bids Avg # Bidders Last Sold $82.04 $123.00 $58.00 722 8July 15, 2014

Joe Tinker - was the shortstop of the famous Tinker to Evers to Chance infield, a trio well-known for their superior ability to turn the double play. While many people believe that Tinker was the lesser player overall between the three Hall of Famers, he was considered to be the best fielder at the time. Tinker was a competent batsman, actually leading the 1908 Cubs in RBIs with 68 during the that franchise’s last World Championship season. Joe Tinker was elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame in 1946 as he, Evers and Chance were all elected the same year!

This card is part of the H813-4 Boston Garter-Helmar series of 45 cards. Each card is rather large at 8.25” x 4.25”. The original artwork was accomplished using gouache. Gouache is essentially watercolors with a white pigment that enables the paint to be opaque instead of translucent. We are planning to offer a few different cards from the series each
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