Jim Thorpe No 14 on 1914 New York Giant Baseball Team Postcard Mailed on Train

Olympic gold metal winner, football player etc. and voted America's Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century. Mailed in 1914 with Fort Worth & Houston railway cancel. Message includes "The Giants left yesterday" on Spring Training Quarters postcard from Marlin Texas. Some wear; see scan. Card addressed to Post Arthur in the Thunder Bay District of Ontario Canada. Multiple lot winners only pay postage once!

Also of special note in the picture are: Manager John McGraw who led the Giants to 10 pennants and 3 World Series championships, his 2,784 victories are 2nd only to Connie Mack; Christy Mathewson (one of top 10 pitchers of all time); Rube Marquard (Hall of Fame via Veteran's Cttee.); George Burns (led league in runs 100); Larry Doyle won MVP in 1912 etc..