1934-36 Diamond Stars (R327) Baseball Cards
The Diamond Stars Baseball Card Set was produced by National Chicle and includes cards of 37 different Hall-of-Fame players. The Diamond Stars cards are 2 3/8” by 2 7/8” in size and were issued continuously from 1934 to 1936, which created numerous variations. While the Diamond Stars Set has 108 different players featured on cards, the master set contains 170 cards.
The card fronts feature color representations of photographs against art deco backdrops. 1934-36 Diamond Stars card backs include either a player bio or playing tips. Cards can also be found with blue or green lettering on the back. The last twelve cards in the set are repeat players and are found in limited numbers.
Key Hall-of-Famers included in the 1934-36 Diamond Stars Set are: #1 Lefty Grove, #44 Rogers Hornsby, #54 Hank Greenberg, #64 Jimmie Foxx, #99 Pie Traynor, #100 Earl Averill, #103 Bill Dickey and #105 Ernie Lombardi.
By Dean Hanley
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