Monday, June 07, 2010

The Coleman Lifelike Scoreboard

This is a great group of vintage photos found on the always incredible Shorpy Blog.

Taken on August 2, 1924 in Washington, D.C. at the National Theater it features the lengths you would have to go through to get up to the minute news of their favorite team.
(Pic Link:Shorpy)

This is the Coleman Lifelike Scoreboard where game play by play was announced and shown to an eager crowd. It originally debuted in 1913. Below is what it looks like behind the scenes.
(Pic Link:Shorpy)

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