1970 MLB Photostamps
The 1970 season marked the second time that the Major League Baseball Players Association issued a collection of 288 “stamps” picturing active National Pastime heroes. Each individual stamp measures 1-7/8” x 3” and was printed on a sheet featuring 12 total players. The unnumbered, full-color, glossy stamps feature an individual player with a white border and facsimile autograph across the front. Backs of the unglued stamps carry instructions on how to paste them into the respective album. National League teams represented are the Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, and St. Louis Cardinals; American League teams are the Baltimore Orioles, Boston Red Sox, California Angels, Chicago White Sox, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals, Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Oakland A's, Seattle Pilots, and Washington Senators. Key players include Hank Aaron, Luis Aparicio, Ernie Banks, Johnny Bench, Lou Brock, Rod Carew, Orlando Cepeda, Roberto Clemente, Fergie Jenkins, Bob Gibson, Reggie Jackson, Al Kaline, Harmon Killebrew, Willie Mays, Joe Morgan, Pete Rose, Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Nolan Ryan, Ron Santo, Billy Williams, and Carl Yastrzemski.