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HOF Earliest *IN PROGRESS*

Checklist and images of the earliest cards and photos for each member of the Major League Baseball HOF.

Note that most of these cards/photos are not mine. They are images I have culled from the internet or that were provided from hobby colleagues over several years of research and collaboration.

Click on any player listed and you will be taken to a folder with additional images.

Please email me at h2oya311@yahoo.com with any proposed edits and/or missing images to aid in this research.


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Henry “Hank” Aaron
1. Henry “Hank” Aaron 

  • 1952 Indianapolis Clowns Postcard
  • 1952 Eau Claire Bears Team Photo
  • 1953 Press Photo (Jacksonville Braves Uniform)
  • c1953 Jacobellis Contact Proof (Jacksonville Braves Uniform)
  • 1953 Wire Photo with Geragthy - Type 3 (Jacksonville Braves Uniform)
  • 1953-1954 Type 1 Press Photo - Puerto Rico "Caguas" Championship Team
  • 1953-54 Caguas Team Composite Photo
  • 1953-54 Puerto Rico Caguas “Championship” Team Composite Photo
  • 1953-54 Marshall Merrell Braves
  • 1954 Topps
  • 1954 Johnston Cookies
  • 1954-56 Spic & Span Braves Postcard
  • 1954 Milwaukee Braves Team Photo
384 Visits
13 Images
Shared Album
Grover "'Ol Pete" Alexander
2. Grover "'Ol Pete" Alexander 

  • 1909-13 M101-2 Spor(1911) ting News Supplements - 11/23/11
  • 1911 Press Photo (Paul Thompson) (x3)
  • c1911 Press Photo
  • 1910s Press Photo
  • 1912 L1 Leather
  • 1912 S81 Silks
  • 1912 Crack Batteries Notebook (w/ Dooin)
  • 1913 National Game
  • 1913-14 Tom Barker Game
  • 1910s Baseball Stars Notebook
  • 1910s George Grantham Bain Photo
265 Visits
13 Images
Shared Album
Roberto "Robbie" Alomar
3. Roberto "Robbie" Alomar 

  • 1987 Rock's Wichita Pilots
  • 1987 Texas League All-Stars
  • 1988 Donruss
  • 1988 Donruss Baseball's Best
  • 1988 Donruss Rookies
  • 1988 Fleer Update
  • 1988 Fleer Update Glossy
  • 1988 Score Rookie/Traded
  • 1988 Score Rookie/Traded Glossy
  • 1988 Topps Traded
  • 1988 Topps Traded Tiffany
  • 1988 Smokey the Bear Postcard
  • 1988 Broder Rookies Series II #17
  • 1988 Broder Rookies Series III #8
  • 1988 Broder Rookies Series IV #2
  • 1988 Broder Rookies Series IV #18
232 Visits
16 Images
Shared Album
Walter "Walt" Alston
4. Walter "Walt" Alston 

  • 1936 George Burke Stamp
  • 1936 George Burke Film Negative
  • 1936 Press Photo
  • 1936 George Burke Photo Postcard
  • 1937 Uncatalogued Rochester Red Wings #17
  • 1937 Rochester Team Premium
  • 1952 Parkhurst (*first card as manager)
  • 1956 Topps
  • 1956-57 Brooklyn Dogers Team Issue
279 Visits
9 Images
Shared Album
George "Sparky" Anderson
5. George "Sparky" Anderson 

  • 1956 Original Photo (Rosabell Plumbers Uniform)
  • 1956 Press Photo
  • 1958 LaPatrie Album Sportif Les Royaux
  • 1958 Montreal Team Photo
  • 1959 Topps
  • 1959 JD McCarthy Postcard
  • 1959 Philadelphia Phillies Team Issue Photo
  • 1959 Postcard
  • 1966 Foremost Milk St. Petersburg Cardinals (*first card as manager)
  • 1970 Cincinnati Reds Team Issue Postcard
257 Visits
10 Images
Shared Album
Adrian "Cap" Anson
6. Adrian "Cap" Anson 

  • 1866-67 Notre Dame Team Photo
  • 1867-68 Notre Dame Brothers Team CDV (Unmounted)
  • 1869 Marshalltown Team Cabinet
  • 1869 Notre Dame Team CDV (unconfirmed)
  • 1871 Rockford Forest City's Team Cabinet
  • 1872 CDV/Trade Card (unconfirmed)
  • 1872 Wright & Gould Athletic BBC Team Composite
  • 1873 Daily Graphic Philadelphia Team Composite Woodcut
  • 1874 Suddard's and Fennemore Cabinet
  • 1874 Harper's Weekly Woodcut Team Composite (B&W)
  • 1874 Harper's Weekly Woodcut Team Composite (Colorized)
  • 1874 Athletics Team Cabinet
  • 1879 Robinson Studio Chicago Team Cabinet
  • 1882 Chicago Team Cabinet
  • 1886 Lorillard's Chicago Team Cabinet
  • 1887 Buchner Gold Coin (Hands Outstretched)
  • 1887 Buchner Gold Coin (Hand on Left Hip)
  • 1887 Tobin Lithographs Baby Talk Series
  • 1887 Tobin Lithographs Color - Oh, Come Off!
  • 1887-88 N28 Allen & Ginter
  • 1888 Old Judge (multiple variations)
508 Visits
24 Images
Shared Album
Luis Aparicio
7. Luis Aparicio 

  • 1953-54 Caramelo Deportivo (Venezuelan League)
  • 1953-54 Photo (Venezuelan League)
  • 1956 Topps
  • 1956 PM15 Yellow Basepath Pins
  • 1956 Press Photo
  • 1956 Press Photo - International News (Spring Training)
  • 1956 Press Photo - Associated Press
413 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
Luke Appling
8. Luke Appling 

  • 1930 Press Photo (x2)
  • 1931-32 "4-on-1" Exhibits (x2)
  • 1932-33 W574
193 Visits
5 Images
Shared Album
Richie Ashburn
9. Richie Ashburn 

  • 1944 Press Photo (Tilden Uniform)
  • 1945 Utica Blue Sox Team Panorama
  • 1948 Philadelphia Bulletin Stand-Ups
  • 1948 M114 Baseball Magazine
  • 1949 Bowman
  • 1949 Eureka Sportstamps
  • 1949 Philadelphia Bulletin
  • 1949 Lummis Peanut Butter
  • 1949 Sealtest
  • 1949 Richie Ashburn Day Ticket (Tilden, NE 9/26/49)
  • 1947-66 Exhibits
487 Visits
11 Images
Shared Album
Earl Averill
10. Earl Averill 

  • 1922 Snohomish Team Postcard
  • 1924 Everett Seagulls Team Photo
  • 1926 Zeenut
  • 1928 Exhibits PCL
  • 1928 R315
281 Visits
5 Images
Shared Album
Jeff Bagwell
11. Jeff Bagwell 

  • 1988 Ballpark Cards Cape Cod Prospects
  • 1988 P&L Cape Cod League
  • 1988 Hartford Hawks Test Issue (unconfirmed)
  • 1991 Bowman
  • 1991 Classic
  • 1991 Classic Collector's Edition
  • 1991 Donruss Rookies
  • 1991 Fleer Update
  • 1991 Leaf Gold Rookies
  • 1991 Score Traded
  • 1991 Stadium Club
  • 1991 Stadium Club Member's Only
  • 1991 Studio
  • 1991 Topps Magazine
  • 1991 Topps Traded
  • 1991 Topps Traded Tiffany
  • 1991 Ultra Update
  • 1991 Upper Deck
236 Visits
18 Images
Shared Album
Harold Baines
12. Harold Baines 

  • 1978 TCMA Knoxville Knox Sox
  • 1979 Iowa Oaks Police
  • 1981 Fleer
  • 1981 O-Pee-Chee
  • 1981 Topps
148 Visits
5 Images
Shared Album
Frank "Home Run" Baker
13. Frank "Home Run" Baker 

  • 1905 Pocomoke Team Postcard
  • 1908 Reading Pretzels Team Postcard
  • 1908 Reading Pretzels Team Cabinet
  • 1908-09 Carl Horner Cabinet
  • 1909-11 E90-1 American Caramel
  • 1909-11 Colgan's Chips
  • 1909 (1910-1912) Colgan's Chips Square "Proof"
  • 1909 E91-B American Caramel
  • 1909-12 PX7 Sweet Caporal Domino Discs (x3)
  • 1910-11 T206 (multiple backs)
  • 1909-13 (1910) M101-2 Sporting News Supplements - 9/15/10
305 Visits
13 Images
Shared Album
Dave "Beauty" Bancroft
14. Dave "Beauty" Bancroft 

  • c1909 RPPC (Superior Red Sox uniform)
  • 1910 A.M. Vinje Superior Red Sox Team Postcard
  • 1911 Superior Red Sox Team Photo
  • 1912 Zeenut
  • 1912 Home Run Kisses
  • 1914 Zeenut
  • c1915 Original Photo (Bain)
  • 1916 D381 Fleischmann Bakery
  • 1916 M101-5 (multiple backs)
  • 1916 M101-4 (multiple backs)
  • 1916 BF2 Ferguson Bakery Felt Pennant
268 Visits
11 Images
Shared Album
Ernie Banks
15. Ernie Banks 

  • 1953 Kansas City Monarchs Team Photo
  • 1953 Press Photo (x3)
  • 1954 All-Star Photo Pack
  • 1954 Topps
  • 1950s PM10 Stadium Pin
275 Visits
7 Images
Shared Album
 
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