1953-54 Parkhurst Hockey Cards
The 1953-54 Parkhurst Hockey card set consists of 100 full color cards that measure approximately 2 1/2" x 3 5/8", which is larger than than the 1952-1953 Parkhurst issue. The front of the cards also include a facsimile autograph of the player while the back of the cards contain the card number, 1952-53 statistics, a brief bio and promotional offer for a card album. The printing on the back of the card is two languages; English and French. The cards feature players from each of the six NHL teams and the set is group according to team. The Toronto Maple Leafs are cards #1-17, the Montreal Canadiens #18-35, the Detroit Red Wings 36-52, the New York Rangers #53-68, the Chicago Blackhawks #69-84, and the Boston Bruins #85-100. The key rookie cards in this set are Al Arbour, Andy Bathgate, Jean Beliveau, Harry Howell, and Gump Worsley.
By Dean Hanley