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Honus Wagner
(b. February 24, 1874 - d. December 6, 1955)
One of the game's first five inductees to the Hall of Fame, Honus Wagner hit over .300 17 consecutive seasons. Bowlegged and awkward looking, Wagner possessed tremendous speed and range afield. For his 21-year career, the shortstop had 722 stolen bases and a .327 batting average, highest of any shortstop. Honus led the NL in batting eight times, slugging six times, RBI four times, runs scored twice, and doubles eight times. "The Flying Dutchman" accumulated 3,415 career hits, 640 doubles, 252 triples, 1,732 RBI, 1,736 runs scored, and 963 walks. Many consider Wagner the greatest player of all time.
Inducted in 1936
1910 E90-2 American Caramel Honus Wagner SGC 10 PR-FR
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Comments:In March, 2002 I won a 1967 Venezuelan PSA 6 (MC) tribute card of the Flying Dutchman as a temporary placeholder. Eventually, I wanted something issued contemporary to his career. In March, 2007 the right opportunity came up when Brian McQueen sold me this E90-2 via the Net54 forums.
Card Details Below:  
Year(s): 1910
ACC Set Designation: E90-2
Set Name: American Caramel
Country: United States
Description: Closely related to the E90-1 American Caramel set, the E90-2 set consists of 11 cards featuring members of the 1909 champion Pittsburgh Pirates. The cards measure 1-1/2" X 2-3/4" and display a color lithograph on the front with a solid color background of either red, green blue or pink. The player's name and "Pittsburg" appear in blue capital letters in the border beneath the portrait. The backs are identical to those in the E90-1 set, depicting a drawing of a ball, glove, and crossed bats with the words "Base Ball Caramels" and a reference to "100 Subjects".