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The Proprietors of the Tremont would respectfully solicit the patronage
of the League and other traveling Base Ball Clubs, for the season of 1889.
We offer a special rate of

$2.50 Per Day,

And refer to all the League Clubs who have made their home with us, also
to Messrs. A. G. Spalding & Bros., 108 Madison St.

JOHN A. RICE & CO.

M. VAN S. RICE, Manager

* * * * *
[Illustration: Celebrate Spalding's Baseballs]

Each of following styles are put up in separate box, and sealed.

To Clubs.
Each. Per doz.
No. 1. SPALDING'S LEAGUE BALL, as adopted by the National
League; the finest ball made $1.50 $15.00
No. 1A. SPALDING'S ASSOCIATION BALL 1.25 13.00
No. 1B SPALDING'S BOY'S LEAGUE BALL, a first class ball
for boys, made like our League Ball 1.00 11.00
No. 2. SPALDING'S PROFESSIONAL DEAD BALL, white. The best
dead ball ever made 1.00 11.00
No. 3. SPALDING'S AMATEUR DEAD BALL, white. Especially
adapted for school nines, and for practice .75 8.50
No. 3R. SPALDING'S AMATEUR DEAD BALL, red .75 8.50
No. XX SPALDING'S AMATEUR LIVELY BALL, white. A first-
class lively ball .75 8.50

All above balls are fully warranted.

FINE HORSEHIDE COVER 50-CENT BALLS.
No. 5. SPALDING'S KING OF THE DIAMOND, white. Horsehide
cover, regulation size 50 5.00
No. 5B. SPALDING'S BOY'S PROFESSIONAL BALL, white
Horsehide cover, junior size ball .50 5.00

HORSEHIDE COYER 25-CENT BILLS.
No. 7. SPALDING'S BOY'S FAVORITE. Regulation size and
weight. Horsehide cover .25 2.75
No. 7B. SPALDING'S LEAGUE JUNIOR. Horsehide cover, junior
size .25 2.75

REGULATION SIZE 20-CENT BALLS.
No. 8. SPALDING'S EUREKA BALL, white. Regulation size and
weight .20 2.00
No. 9. SPALDING'S RATTLER BALL, white. Nearly regulation
size .10 1.00
No. 9B. SPALDING'S BOY'S DEAD. An 8-inch ball for boys .10 1.00

THE BOSS JUVENILE 5-CENT BALL.
No. 10. SPALDING'S BOSS BALL, large size, 5 cent ball,
best in the market 50 .50

If you cannot obtain these balls of your local dealer send the price for
sample ball and we will mail free of all charges.

SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED BATS.

Spalding's Trade-Marked bats were first introduced in 1877, and they have
gradually grown in popularity until now they are used almost exclusively
by all prominent professional and amateur players.

The demand for different styles and lengths of bats has changed as the
batting and pitching rules have changed. Our models have changed so from
year to year that bats of the present are very different from those of a
few years since. We have adopted an entirely new set of models for 1889,
and each crate of our trade-marked bats has four different models and as
many different lengths.

All timber used in these bats is allowed to season from one to two years
before being turned, and the result is we are enabled to make much lighter
and stronger bats than when timber is hastily "kiln-dried," as done by all
manufacturers of cheap goods.

Bach bat is turned by hand, and when found to answer all the requirements
as to shape, size, weight and soundness, the trade-mark is stained on each
bat to insure its genuineness. Each and every one of our trade marked
bats, after it is completed, is carefully weighed, and the weight in
ounces stamped under the trade-mark.

The success and popularity of these bats, which is due to the great care
taken in their manufacture, has brought out many cheap imitations, and we
would caution the trade to see that the Spalding trade-mark is stamped on
each bat. The special attention of professional players is called to our
new "Wagon Tongue Brand" No. 3-0 Bat.

PRICES.
To Clubs
Each. Per
doz.
No. 3-0. SPALDING'S SPECIAL BLACK END "WAGON TONGUE" BAT.
This is a new special quality Bat, selected and
manufactured with more care than any bat made.
Nothing but the very best clear second growth
thoroughly seasoned ash is used. The bats are
turned to special models as used by the leading
League batters. _Oriental Finish_, which is
very durable, and gives a pleasant firm hold for
the hands. Each bat carefully weighed, and trade-
marked, and inclosed in a strong paper bag $1.00 10.00
No. 2-0. SPALDING'S SPECIAL BLACK BAND LEAGUE BAT, made out
of the choicest selected second growth white ash.
Each bat is carefully weighed and the weight in
ounces stamped under the Trade-mark; they are
lathe polished and finished in the highest
possible manner, and we guarantee it to be
superior to any bat made by other manufacturers.
Granulated handle, incased in a strong paper bag. .75 7.50
No. 0.- SPALDING'S BLACK BAND LEAGUE BAT, made from
selected straight grained white ash; highly
polished. Each bat incased in strong paper bag;
and the weight stamped under trade-mark. .50 5.50
No. 1. SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED ASH BAT, made on four
different models; finished with three coats of
best shellac, and lathe polished. Each bat has the
weight stamped under Trade-mark. .25 3.00

SPALDING'S LIGHTWOOD BATS.

We wish to call the attention of the trade to the elegant manner in which
we are finishing our lightwood bats; we have entirely changed the style
and finish of these bats in a way that is sure to win the approval of
players.

To Clubs
Each. Per
doz.
No. 3. SPALDING'S BLACK BAND BASSWOOD BAT, is made from
selected timber. Each bat has weight stamped under
Trademark, and is finished in elegant manner;
incased in strong paper bag. $.30 $ 3.00
No. 4. SPALDING'S BLACK BAND WILLOW BAT, highly finished.
Each bat has weight stamped under Trade-mark, and
is guaranteed to be the best light wood bat made;
incased in strong paper bag. .50 5.50

SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED BOYS' BATS.

The demand among the younger generation for a Trade-marked Spalding bat
has been so great that we have taken great pains in getting out a line of
bats for the boys as near as possible like the men's in shape, quality and
general appearance.

To Clubs
Each. Per
doz.
No. 0B. SPALDING'S BLACK BAND TRADE-MARKED BOY'S ASH BAT.
This bat is highly finished, made from selected
timber, and finished in same manner as our No. 00
bat stamped weight; incased in paper bag, 30-34
inches. $ .30 $ 3.00
No. 1B SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED BOY'S ASH BAT, finished
same style as No. 1; 28 to 30 in. .25 2.50
No. 3B. SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED BOYS' BASSWOOD BAT, made
after same models as our No. 3 bat, only
proportionately smaller; nicely finished; 28 to 32
inches. .25 2.50

SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED FANCY BATS.

Owing to large demand for fancy bats, three years ago we placed on the
market our line of Trade-marked Fancy bats, which are superior in every
way to any line of fancy bats ever offered to the trade.

To Clubs
Each. Per
doz.
No. AA. SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED FANCY ASH BAT, mahogany
finish, with white band Trade-mark;
granulated handle; stamped weight; incased in
strong paper bag. $ .75 $ 7.50
No. BB. SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED FANCY BASSWOOD BAT, same
finish as the above. .75 7.50

POLISHED, STAINED AND PLAIN BATS.

Each. Per
doz.
No. 21. POLISHED ASH BATS, for men. $ .25 $ 2.5O
No. 24. POLISHED AMERICAN WILLOW BATS, for men .25 2.50
No. 5O. ROSEWOOD FINISH MEN'S BATS, Gilt Band .35 3.00
No. 5O B. ROSEWOOD FINISH BOYS' BATS, Gilt Band .20 2.00
No. 53. POLISHED MAPLE, Colored Band, Youths, 30-32 inch. .10 1.20
No. 56. STAINED AND POLISHED MAPLE, Black Handle, Youths'
30-32 inch. .10 1.20
No. 54. BOYS' MAPLE, Colored Band, 26-28 inch. .05 .60

If you cannot obtain these bats from your local dealer send your order
direct to us.

SPALDING'S TRADE-MARKED CATCHERS' MASK.

The suit for infringement on Catchers' Masks brought against us by F. W.
Thayer of Boston was, after a two years' litigation, decided against us in
the U. S. District Court, and in settlement for back damages we arranged
to protect all of our customers.

Ball players and dealers in Base Ball Goods are cautioned against buying
any Catchers' Masks unless made under license from Thayer, and plainly
stamped "Manufactured under Thayer's Patent."

At present it would be considered unsafe and even dangerous for a catcher
to face the swift underhand throwing of the present day unless protected
by a reliable mask. The increased demand for these goods has brought
manufacturers into the field who, having no reputation to sustain, have
vied with each other to see how _cheaply_ they could make a so-called
mask, and in consequence have ignored the essential qualification,
_strength_. A cheaply made, inferior quality of mask is much worse than no
protection at all, for a broken wire, or one that will not stand the force
of the ball without caving in, is liable to disfigure a player for life.
Our trade-marked masks are made of the very best hard wire, plated to
prevent rusting, and well trimmed, and every one is a thorough face
protector. We make them in four grades, as described below:

Beware of counterfeits. _None genuine without our trade-mark stamped on
each mask._

[Illustration: No. 3-0 Mask.]

[Illustration: No. 2-0 Mask.]

No. 3-0. SPALDING'S NEW PATENTED NECK-PROTECTING MASK.
This mask has a peculiar shaped extension at the
bottom which affords the same protection to the
neck as the mask does to the face. It does not
interfere in the slightest degree with the free
movement of the head, and is the only mask made
which affords perfect protection to a catcher. The
entire mask is constructed of the best hardened
wire, extra heavy padded with goat hair, and the
padding faced with the best imported dogskin,
which is impervious to perspiration, and always
soft and pliable, each. $4.00
No. 2-0. SPALDING'S SPECIAL LEAGUE MASK, used by all
leading professional catchers, extra heavy wire,
well padded with goat hair, and the padding faced
with the best imported dogskin, which is
impervious to perspiration, and retains its
pliability and softness $3.50
No. 1-0. SPALDING'S REGULATION LEAGUE MASK, made of heavy
wire, well padded and faced with horsehide,
warranted first-class in every respect. $3.00
No. 1. SPALDING'S BOYS' LEAGUE MASK, made of heavy wire,
equally as heavy in proportion to size as the No.
2-0 mask. It is made to fit a boy's face, and
gives the same protection as the League Mask. 2.50

AMATEUR MASKS.

[Illustration: Amateur Mask.]

To meet the demand for good masks at a low price, we have manufactured a
line of amateur masks, which is superior to any mask in the market at the
same price. We do not guarantee these masks and believe that our Trade-
Marked Masks are worth more than the difference in price.

No. A. AMATEUR MASK, made the same size and general style as the
League Mask, but with lighter wire, and faced with
leather. (We guarantee this mask to be superior to so-
called League or professional masks sold by other
manufacturers.) $1.75
No. B. BOYS' AMATEUR MASK, similar to No. A Mask, only made
smaller to fit a boy's face. 1.50

Any of the above masks mailed post-paid on receipt of price.

SPALDING'S PATENT CELLULOID UMPIRE INDICATOR,

[Illustration: ]

As shown in the above cut, is intended for the use of BASE BALL UMPIRES
and SCORERS to keep tally of the number of Strikes and Balls that may be
called. The illustration, which represents the exact size of the
Indicator, gives a good idea of its construction and mode of handling. It
can be easily operated by the thumb or finger while held in the palm of
the hand. It has been highly recommended by all League and Association
umpires who have seen it.

Price, each 50c

By mail postpaid on receipt of price.

CATCHERS' GLOVES.

Spalding's Trade-Marked Catchers' Gloves.

After considerable expense and many experiments we have finally perfected
a Catcher's Glove that meets with general favor from professional catchers.

The old style of open backed gloves introduced by us several years ago is
still adhered to, but the quality of material and workmanship has been
materially improved, until now we are justified in claiming the best line
of catchers' gloves in the market. These gloves do not interfere with
throwing, can be easily put on and taken off, and no player subject to
sore hands should be without a pair. Our new patent seamless palm glove is
admittedly the finest glove ever made, and is used by all professional
catchers. We make them in ten different grades, as follows:

Price of Full Left-Hand Gloves.

No. 3-0. Spalding's Special League Catchers' Gloves. Patented, both
gloves without seams in palm. Full left-hand back stop
glove, made of heaviest Indian-tanned or drab buckskin,
the very best that can be produced. The full left-hand
glove is extra padded and sole leather finger tips to
prevent the low curve balls from breaking or otherwise
injuring the fingers. The right-hand glove is made with
open back and fingerless, thoroughly padded. We especially
recommend this glove for catchers. Each pair packed in
separate box.
$5.00
No. 4-0. Spalding's Special League Catchers' or Fielders' Gloves,
full left-hand soft-tips, lined, drab color buckskin.
$5.00
No. 2-0. Spalding's League Regulation Catchers' Gloves full left-
hand, with tips, good quality buckskin, same style of
gloves as 3-0, not quite so heavy.
$3.50
No. 3.A. Full Left-Hand "Spring Buck" with sole leather tips. $3.00
No. A. Full left-hand buckskin without tips.
$2.50
No. AA. Full left-hand oiled tan sheepskin, without tips.
$1.25

IRWIN'S GLOVES

WE HAVE BEEN MADE SOLE AGENTS FOR THESE GLOVES.

No. 25. Irwin's Celebrated Catchers' Gloves $5.00
No. 25A. " " Infielder's " 3.50

INFIELDERS' GLOVES.

No. XX. Spalding's Drab Buck Infielders' Gloves 2.50
No. X. " White " " " 2.00

BASE BALL FINGERLESS GLOVES OPEN BACK

[Illustration: No. 1-0 Glove.]

No. 1-0. Spalding's League Cat'hrs Gloves made of extra heavy
Indian-tanned buck, and carefully selected with special
reference to the hard service required of them, open back,
both hands fingerless, well padded, and fully warranted.
We especially recommend this glove for catchers 2.50
No. 1 Spalding's Professional Gloves, made of Indian-tanned
buckskin, open back, well padded, but not quite as heavy
as the No. 0 2.00

[Illustration: Nos. E. and F.]

No. B. Spalding's Amateur Gloves, made of buckskin, open back,
well padded and adapted for amateur players, 1.50
No. C. Spalding's Practice Gloves, made of buckskin, open back,
well padded 1.00
No. D. Open back, a good glove at the price, made of light
material. .75
No. E. Boy's size, cheap open back glove. .50
No. F. Youth's size, cheap open back glove. .25

Any of the above Gloves mailed postpaid on receipt of price. In ordering,
please give size of ordinary dress glove usually worn.

SPALDING'S SPECIAL HAND MADE KANGAROO BALL SHOE. IMPROVED FOR 1889.

No. 2-0 ... Price, $7.00.

We now have on the third floor of our New York store a thoroughly
equipped Shoe Factory for the manufacture of fine Base Ball and Athletic
Shoes. This department of our business is under the immediate charge and
supervision of Wm. Dowling, who for several years past has enjoyed the
reputation of being the leading maker of Athletic Shoes in New York. We
employ in this department the most skilful workmen, and use only the very
best material, and are prepared to take special orders and make a special
last for professional players.

The special attention of Ball players is called to our new genuine
KANGAROO BASE BALL SHOE.

The above cut represents this Shoe, which is made from selected genuine
Kangaroo skin, all hand sewed, slipper heel, cut low in front, and wide,
so they can be laced tight or loose as the player likes.

Each pair is provided with porpoise laces, and the whole Shoe made with
reference to comfort and the hard usage required of it.

Our new Hand Forged Shoe Plates--for toe and heel--will be riveted on
when required, without additional expense.

HOW TO MEASURE.

MEASUREMENT BLANKS will be furnished on application, or a player can take
a piece of manilla paper of sufficient size, and by following the
directions herein given, can take his own measure.

Place the foot flat on the paper, and with a pencil draw around the foot
close to it. Then take other measurements as shown in the cut.

LEFT FOOT.

ANKLE INCHES.
HEEL "
INSTEP "
BALL "

Ball Players will bear in mind that we make a special last for each man,
which will be kept for future use. Satisfaction both as to fit and quality
of shoe guaranteed.

SPALDING'S

Trade-Marked Base Ball Shoes.

SPALDING'S SPECIAL LEAGUE SHOE.

Per pair.
No. 0. Spalding's Special League Shoe. Used by League Players.
Made of choicest selected Calf, skin, with natural side
out. Hand Sewed and Warranted, superior to any Shoe on
the market except our No. 20 Shoe $6.00

[Illustration: No. 0.]

No. 1. Spalding's Special Canvas Base Ball Shoe. Hand made, the
finest Canvas Shoe made 5.00

[Illustration: No. 1]

AMATEUR, OR PRACTICE SHOE.

No. 3 Amateur, or Practice Shoe. Good quality, canvas strap over
ball $2.00

[Illustration: No. 3]

AMATEUR BASE BALL SHOE FOR BOYS.

No. 3X. Amateur Base Ball Shoe. Second quality canvas $1.50
No. 5. Third quality canvas Shoe 1.00

OXFORD TIE BASE BALL SHOE

No. 4. Oxford Tie Base Ball Shoe, Low cut, canvas $2.00

SPALDING'S SHOE PLATES.

We have experienced more difficulty in the manufacture of a Shoe Plate
than any other article that goes to make up a ball player's outfit, but at
last we are prepared to offer something that will give the player
satisfactory service.

No. 3-0. Spalding's Extra Special Hand Forged Steel Plates,
polished and plated, per pair, $0.75
No. 2-0. Spalding's Hand Forged Steel Heel Plates, per pair, .50
No. 0. Spalding's Tempered Steel Shoe Plate, made of imported
steel, and warranted not to bend or break; put up with
screws. .50
No. 1. Professional Steel Shoe Plate, similar in shape per
and style to the No. 0 Plate, put up with screws pair .25
No. 2. Amateur Steel Shoe Plate, put up with screws per
pair .15

PITCHER'S TOE PLATE.

Made of heavy brass, to be worn on the toe of the right shoe. A thorough
protection to the shoe, and a valuable assistant in pitching. All
professionals use them.

Each .50c.

Any of above plates sent post-paid on receipt of price.

SPALDING'S BASE BALL STOCKINGS.
Per doz.
No. 2-0. Spalding's New Linen Sole Base Ball Stockings. $15.00
No. 1-0. Spalding's New Linen Sole, Bicycle or Tennis Stockings. 13.20
Special. League Regulation, made of the finest worsted yarn. The
following colors can be obtained: White, Light Blue,
Navy Blue, Scarlet, Gray, Green, Old Gold, Brown. 18.00
No 1. Fine Quality Woolen Stockings, Scarlet, Blue or Brown. 12.00
No. 2. Good Quality Woolen Stockings, Scarlet, Blue or Brown. 9.00
No. 3. Second Quality Woolen Stockings, Scarlet or Blue 6.00
No. 4. Cotton 3.50
No. 5. " 2.50

Sample pair mailed on receipt of price.

BAT BAGS.

No. 0. LEAGUE CLUB BAT BAG, made of sole leather, name on
side, to hold 11/2 dozen bats each, $15.00

No. 1. CANVAS BAT BAG, heavy waterproof canvas, leather
ends, to hold a dozen bats each, $ 5.00

No. 2. CANVAS BAT BAG, heavy waterproof canvas, leather
end, to hold 1 dozen bats each, $ 4.00

No. 01. INDIVIDUAL LEATHER BAT BAG, for 2 bats, Spalding's
design, used by the players of the Chicago Club, each, $ 4.00
No. 02. INDIVIDUAL CANVAS BAT BAG, heavy water proof
canvas, leather cap at both ends. each, 1.50
No. 03. INDIVIDUAL CANVAS BAT BAG, heavy canvas, leather
cap at one end. each, 1.00

* * * * *

BASES.

No. 0. League Club Bases, made of extra canvas, stuffed
and quilted complete, with straps and spikes,
without home plate.
Per set of three $7.50
No. 1. Canvas Bases, with straps and spikes, without home
Plate 5.00
No. 2. Cheap Canvas Bases, with straps and spikes,
complete, without home plate. 5.00

Rubber Home Plate. each 7.50
Marble Home Plate. " 3.00

BASE BALL UNIFORMS.

We offer our regular line of Flannel Uniforms, and in addition offer a
new style of heavy knit suits, such as was first worn by Chicago Club
during 1887-1888. They are well adapted for warm weather, and are very
neat and elastic. We make in one quality only; any color.

NO. 2-0 KNIT BASE BALL UNIFORM.

Consisting of--

No. 2-0. Knit Shirt, with collar, and with name on
breast. $5.00
" 2-0. Knit Pants, very strongly reinforced 4.50
Special quality Stockings 1.50
No. 0. Cap 1.00
Special quality Belt .50
Necktie to match trimmings. ----
Complete without shoes $12.50

NO. O UNIFORM.

NO. O. BEST QUALITY LEAGUE OR ASSOCIATION CLUB UNIFORM.
The flannel used in this uniform is manufactured exclusively for us, and
which we have used for the past six years. For the durability of the
material and superiority of the styles and workmanship, we refer to all
clubs who have used our uniforms. We have made uniforms for the following
leading clubs in

THE LEAGUE--NEW YORK, CHICAGO, BOSTON, DETROIT, WASHINGTON, INDIANAPOLIS,
PITTSBURGH.

THE ASSOCIATION--ST. Louis, BROOKLYN, CINCINNATI, METROPOLITAN,
LOUISVILLE, CLEVELAND.

And for the majority of the clubs of the N. E. League, International
League, Southern League, Western League, N. W. League and others. We have
fifteen different styles or colors. Send for sample card.

No. 0. Quality Shirts, any style Each, $5.00
" 0. " Pants, " " " 4.50
Special " Stockings " 1.50
No. 0. " Caps " 1.00
Special " Belt " .50
Necktie to match trimmings. ----
Uniform complete without shoes $12.50

Extra for Padded pants Each pair, 1.50

NO. 1 UNIFORM.

NO. 1 UNIFORM. The flannel used in this uniform is the same quality as
the No. 0 grade, but lighter in weight. We have fifteen styles and colors,
as follows: No. 16, White; No. 17, Yale Gray; No. 18, Drab, mixed; No. 19,
Shaker Gray; No. 20, Steel, mixed; No. 21, Navy Blue; No. 22, Dark Brown;
No. 23, Maroon; No. 24, Royal Blue; No. 25, Old Gold, No. 26, Scarlet; No.
17, Green; No. 28, Light Brown; No. 29, Dark Gray; No. 30, Light Gray.

PRICE.
No. 1. Quality Shirts, any style Each, $4.00
" 1. " Pants, " " " 3.75
" 1. " Stockings " 1.00
" 1st " Caps " .75
" 0 or 2 " Belt " .50
Necktie to match trimmings. ----
Uniform complete without shoes $10.00

Extra for Padded pants Each pair, 1.50

NO. 2 UNIFORM.

NO. 2 UNIFORM. Made of 4-1/2 oz. twilled flannel, in the following
colors: No. 31, White; No. 32, Yale Gray; No. 33. Shaker Gray; No. 34
Steel, mixed; No. 35, Navy Blue.

PRICE.
No. 2. Quality Shirts, any style Each, $3.00
" 2. " Pants, " " " 1.75
" 2. " Stockings " .75
" 2d " Caps " .60
" 1 or 3 " Belt " .40
Necktie to match trimmings. ----
Uniform complete without shoes $7.50

Extra for Padded pants Each pair, 1.50

NO. 3 UNIFORM.

NO. 3 UNIFORM. Made of three colors of flannel-White, Gray, Navy Blue.
Heavy and strong. The best value at the price.

PRICE.
No. 3. Quality Shirts, any style Each, $2.00
" 3. " Pants, " " " 1.75
" 3. " Stockings " .50
" 3. " Caps " .50
" 3 or 4 " Belt " .25
-----
Uniform complete without shoes $5.00

Extra for Padded pants Each pair, 1.00

NO. 4 UNIFORM.

Made of a White Shaker flannel and a Gray Cotton Cloth.

PRICE.
No. 4. Quality Shirts, plain, pleat or lace Each, $1.64
" 4. " Pants, " 1.25
" 4. " Stockings " .25
Cotton Flannel Cap, lined " .35
" 4 Belt " .15
------
Uniform complete without shoes $3.50

Extra for Padded pants Each pair, .75

Special Measurement Blanks, Samples of Flannel and Belt Webbing for all
of above Uniforms furnished upon application.

ATHLETIC CLOTHING.

Our facilities for manufacturing Base Ball, Cricket, Lawn Tennis,
Boating, Bicycle and all other styles of Uniforms for athletic and
sporting purposes, are unequaled.

In this department we employ both at Chicago and New York a thoroughly
practical and scientific cutter, one who is fully capable of making fine
clothing for ordinary wear, but is especially educated in the cutting of
Athletic Clothing. We would urge clubs not to make the mistake of
entrusting the making of their uniforms to local dealers, whose experience
in this kind of work is necessarily limited.

BASE BALL SHIRTS.

No.0. League Club Shirts, any style Each, $5.00
" 1. First Quality " " " 4.00
" 2. Second " " " " 3.00
" 3. Third " " " " 2.00
" 4. Fourth " lace or button only " 1.60

For description of Flannels used in making these Shirts, see Complete
Uniforms.

TO MEASURE FOR SHIRT.

Size of collar worn, length of sleeve from shoulder seam to wrist with
arm raised and bent, size around chest.

Send for special measurement blank.

BASE BALL PANTS.
No. 0. League Club Pants, any style Each, $4.50
" 1. First Quality " " " 3.75
" 2. Second " " " " 2.75
" 3. Third " " " " 1.75
" 4. Fourth " " " " 1.25

Each Pair.
For padding and Quilting No. 0, 1 or 2 Quality at hips and knees $1.50
" " " " " 3 Quality at hips and knees 1.00
" " " " " 4 " " " " " .75

TO MEASURE FOR PANTS.

Outseam from waistband to 8 inches below knee. Inseam from crotch to 8
inches below knee, around waist, around hips. Send for our special
measurement blank.

GRAY'S Patent Body Protector.

We now have the sole agency for this most useful device ever invented for
the protection of catchers or umpires This body protector renders it
impossible for the catcher to be injured while playing close to the
batter. It is made of best rubber and inflated with air, and is very light
and pliable, and does not interfere in any way with the movement of the
wearer, either in turning, stooping or throwing. No catcher should be
without one of these protectors. When not in use the air can be let out,
and the protector rolled in a very small space.

No 0 Extra heavy professional $10.00
No 1 Standard Amateur $ 6.00

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CATCHERS' AND UMPIRES' BREAST PROTECTOR.

This supplies a long felt want for the protection of Catchers and Umpires
exposed to the swift underhand throwing. They are nicely made, well padded
and quilted, and used by nearly all professional Catchers and Umpires.

No A Chamois and Canvas Body Protector $3.00
" B Leather Body Protector $5.00

[Illustration: No. 5. 4 Qualities.]
[Illustration: No. 13.]
[Illustration: No. 3. 3 Qualities.]
[Illustration: No. 19.]
[Illustration: No. 1. 1 Quality.]
[Illustration: Cheap Muslin.]

BASE BALL CAPS

[Illustration: No. 21. 5 Qualities.]
[Illustration: No. 7.]
[Illustration: No. 21. Cheap Flannel.]
[Illustration: No. 11.]

BASE BALL HATS AND CAPS.

Our line of Base Ball Hats and Caps is unequaled for quality, style,
workmanship and variety. Please note carefully before ordering what styles
and colors we furnish in each quality, so there can be no delay in filling
orders.

0 QUALITY--This quality we make in any style from the same flannel that
we use in League Uniforms. Colors, white, red, royal blue, navy blue,
brown, maroon, old gold and nine patterns of grays, stripes and checks, as
shown on our No. 0 Sample Card of Uniforms.

1ST QUALITY--This quality we make in any style and of the following
colors: White, red, royal blue, navy blue, brown, maroon, old gold, green,
or any of the grays and mixes, as shown in our No. 1 Uniform Sample Card.

2D QUALITY--Any style. Colors, white, red, royal blue, navy blue, light
gray, medium gray, dark gray.

3D QUALITY--Any style, except hats; same colors as 2d quality.

4TH QUALITY--Any style, except hats, and No. 5, Chicago style; colors
same as 2d and 3d qualities.

CHEAP FLANNEL CAPS--Made in Style 21 only; colors, white, red, or royal
blue.

CHEAP MUSLIN CAPS--Style 19 only; color, white, red or royal blue.

NO. 1. STYLE CAP--We make this cap from a special imported striped
flannel, of which we carry in stock the following patterns in 3/4 and
1 1/4 inch stripes: Black and white, maroon and white, royal blue and
white, blue and black, black and scarlet, black and orange.

|0 Quality, (For colors see above) |$2.00
NO. 3. B.B. HAT |1st " " " " | 1.50
|2d " " " " | 1.25
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NO. 1. PARTI-COLORED CAPS--1st quality 3/4 and 1-1/4 inch stripes. | 1.00
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|0 Quality, (For colors see above) | 1.00
NO. 5. CHICAGO CAP |1st " " " " | .75
Plain or with bands. |2d " " " " | .65
|3d " " " " | .50
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|0 Quality, (For colors see above) | 1.00
|1st " " " " | .75
NO 7. Boston Style |2d " " " " | .65
CAP |3d " " " " | .50
|4th " " " " | .40
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|0 Quality, (For colors see above) | 1.00
|1st " " " " | .75
NO. 11. JOCKEY SHAPE |2d " " " " | .65
CAP |3d " " " " | .50
|4th " " " " | .40
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|0 Quality, (For colors see above) | 1.00
|1st " " " " | .75
NO. 13. BOSTON STYLE |2d " " " " | .65
CAP, with Star. |3d " " " " | .50
|4th " " " " | .40
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|0 Quality, (For colors see above) | 1.00
|1st " " " " | .75
NO. 19. SKULL CAP |2d " " " " | .65
|3d " " " " | .50
|4th " " " " | .40
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|0 Quality, (For colors see above) | 1.00
|1st " " " " | .75
NO. 21. COLLEGE STYLE |2d " " " " | .65
CAP |3d " " " " | .50
|4th " " " " | .40
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CHEAP FLANNEL CAPS |Lined, (for colors see above) | .25
|Unlined, " " " | .15
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CHEAP MUSLIN CAPS, |Unlined |Per doz. | 1.20

SPALDING'S SCORE BOOK

Spalding's Pocket and Club Score Book continues to be the popular score
book, and is used by all the leading scorers and base ball reporters.
They are adapted for the spectator of ball games, who scores for his own
amusement, as well as the official club scorer, who records the minutest
detail. By this system, the art of scoring can be acquired in a single
game.

Full instructions, with the latest League rules, accompany each book.

[Illustration: Score Book page.]

The above represents a page in our Score Book, greatly reduced. The
diamond in the center of the square represents the base ball field. The
home base is at the bottom of diamond, the first base at right side, etc.
The spaces in each corner of the square are intended to be used in scoring
whatever may have happened to batter or base runner on the line between
the two bases forming a boundary of said space.

PRICES.

POCKET.
EACH.
No. 1. Paper Cover, 7 games $ .10
No. 2. Board Cover, 22 games .25
No. 3. Board Cover, 46 games .50
Score Cards .05
Reporter's Score Book, pocket size, leather bound 1.00

CLUB BOOKS.
No. 4. Large Size, 30 games $1.00
No. 5. " " 60 games 1.75
No. 6. " " 90 games 2.50
No. 7. " " 120 games 3.00

Mailed upon receipt of price.

SPALDING'S WAGON TONGUE BATS

[Illustration]

Are made of the finest straight grained, well seasoned, second growth Ash
Sticks. All timber must be seasoned at least two years, and free from
knots or imperfections. They are pronounced superior to anything, in the
way of a bat, ever brought out, both as to quality of timber, model and
finish. Special attention is called to the "Oriental Finish" put on these
bats which enables the batter to get a firm grip and renders the custom of
scraping the bat unnecessary. They are made from models of the actual bats
used by the most skillful batters in the League and Association. These
bats were used last year by all the prominent batters in the leading
Leagues and during the World's Series nine-tenths of the bats on the field
were WAGON TONGUE BRAND. Beware of cheap imitations, the only genuine
WAGON TONGUE BAT has our TRADEMARK; all others are counterfeits. These
bats are intended especially for Professional Players, and we urge Club
Managers to place their orders as early as possible, to insure a supply,
as the quantity made is necessarily limited.

PRICE TO CLUBS: Per Doz. $10.00. Each. $1.00.

108 MADISON ST, A. G. Spaulding & Bros. 241 BROADWAY,
CHICAGO NEW YORK

[Illustration: SPALDING'S OFFICIAL LEAGUE BALL, as represented in above
illustration is made in very best manner, of finest materials, wrapped in
tin foil, put up in separate box and sealed in accordance with League
Regulations. Warrented to last afull game without ripping or losing its
elasticity or shape.

PRICE, PER DOZEN, $15.00 PRICE, EACH, $1.50]

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