1888 Goodwin Champions Football Cards

The 1888 Goodwin Champions set is 50-card multi-sport set. It includes the first football card ever printed, Henry Beecher of Yale. For more about the 1888 Goodwin Champions set and early Yale football cards, see my blog article, Y is for Yale. Thanks to Huggins & Scott Auctions for the scan of the Henry Beecher card.

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1888 Goodwin Champions Henry Beecher 1888 Goodwin Champions 1 Henry Beecher Yale The first football card

poor $1000

vg $2500

ex $4000

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