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This 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch card is interesting in several ways. The format is that of a "billboard" advertising piece for multiple businesses in a town.
It features the nine members of The Paulding (Ohio) Base Ball Club, The Paulding Clippers, identified on the back as:
J.C. Coupland CF, E. Kochenour P, James Morrow RF, Fred Cooke SS, Frank Huston 2B, Arthur Knapp 1B, E.T. Hall LF, James Mirand C, H.E. Allen 3B.
"THE CHAMPION NINE AS PHOTOED BY Winter Brothers, Photographers. Printed by the Republican Steam Printing House.
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