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Title: Sohio Gas Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds
Size: 5″ by 7″
Number in Set: 36 (18 for each team)
In 1957 Sohio (Standard Oil of Ohio) gas stations issued a pair of sets for the state’s baseball teams, the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati reds. Each team set has 18 perforated photos that were meant to be pasted into team albums. The photos were issued in strips of three, which is why each has a single perforated edge.
The photos are black and white and feature the player’s facsimile autograph. Each photo is blank-backed and unnumbered.
Here are a few photos of the Indians and Redlegs albums.
The key card in the Cleveland Indians set is Roger Maris, with Colavito being popular as well, and the key card in the Cincinnati Reds set is Frank Robinson.
Cards are listed alphabetically by team.