|c. 1912 Major League Baseball game made by the Philadelphia Game Mfg. Co.
This 1912 Major League Baseball game made by the Philadelphia Game Mfg. Co. comes in a wooden box that is made of oak. The box opens with a hinge at one end and you play inside the box. The instructions for play are printed inside the box.
It has line up cards for 4 of the major teams with player names, position and the batting order. The teams are Philadelphia (Nat.), Buffalo (Int.), Providence (Int.) and Cleveland (Amer.). At the time you could send in a 1 cent postcard every year and get the latest years batting order for each team free! (The complete game would have all the team line up cards from that era.) There are also 2 blank cards that say "home league" on them that could be used to create your own team or line up.
Spin the metal arrow and you’ll have a hit, home run, an out, a fowl, etc. The game features hand-turned wooden player pegs….9 pink pegs, 9 yellow and two green (the home plate umpire and the umpire behind the pitcher) and 6 short red ones for keeping track of the scores.
Box meaures approx. 19'' by 13'' when closed.
Patented Oct. 22, 1912.