1933 DeLong R333

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1933 DeLong R333 baseball card There were 24 numbered cards in this set, each measuring appx. 2 x 3 inches. American Card Catalog number R33.

Card fronts show a black-and-white photo of the player, superimposed over a colored cartoony background image of a baseball stadium. A colored box below shows the player's name and team; surrounded by a thin white border.

Card backs give the card number then a paragraph of text about a particular play technique, mentioning the card's subject by name within, written by 'Austen Lake, Baseball Editor, Boston Transcript'. Below this is an ad for Play Ball Gum, the copyright date, and company name and address.

This was one of the earliest baseball card sets to be issued with gum.

Prominent players in this set include:
1 Marty McManus
2 Al Simmons
3 Oscar Melillo
4 Bill Terry
5 Charlie Gehringer
6 Mickey Cochrane
7 Lou Gehrig
8 Kiki Cuyler
9 Bill Urbanski
10 Lefty O'Doul
11 Freddie Lindstrom
12 Pie Traynor
13 Rabbit Maranville
14 Vernon Lefty Gomez
15 Riggs Stephenson
16 Lon Warneke
17 Pepper Martin
18 Jimmy Dykes
19 Chick Hafey
20 Joe Vosmik
21 Jimmy Foxx
22 Chuck Klein
23 Robert Lefty Grove
24 Goose Goslin