The 1934 Batter-Up baseball set, manufactured by National Chicle, consists of 192 cards issued over a three-year period. Cards #1-80 measure 2-3/8” by 3-1/4”, while the remaining #81-192 measure 2-3/8” by 3”. Each card is printed in black-and-white or varying colors with an in-action player photograph in the center of the die-cut, which allowed collectors to fold the card within the perforation to stand the cards upright without outside support. Near the bottom of each is a white box with “Batter-Up”, the player’s name, team and position printed inside. Also printed at or near the bottom left corner of each card in the number designation prints as “No. 1”, “No. 57”, “No. 149”, etc. The high numbers are difficult to find in mint condition. Key cards from this set include Jimmy Foxx (#28), Rogers Hornsby (#35), Hank Greenberg (#57), Dizzy Dean (#64), Bill Dickey (#117), Charlie Gehringer (#130), Jimmy Foxx (#144), Mo Berg (#149) Lefty Grove (#153), Leo Durocher (#156), Frank Frisch (#173) and Chuck Klein (#185), as well as numerous other Hall of Famers.
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