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Rudolph "Rudy" York Baseball Card, 1939

 File — Box: 4265.001, Folder: 33

Scope and Contents

This file contains a baseball card depicting Rudolph "Rudy" York, who played minor league baseball with the Shreveport Sports in 1933 and then moved into the major league in 1937 with the Detroit Tigers. In his career, he played for the Boston Red Sox, Chicago White Sox, and Philadelphia Athletics, primarily as a first baseman. The card, no. 260 of a series 288 baseball stars, indicates that he had played catcher for the Tigers for two years at the time of printing (1939).


  • 1939

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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From the Collection: 3.8 Linear Feet


Formerly MSS.2479

Local Identifier


Processing Information

Unprocessed; collection record by Martha Bace, 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266