For instance, check out the below 1946-47 Caramelo Deportivo Cuban card of Don Newcombe. This is his earliest card in existence and is one of the few cards to show a player wearing a Negro League uniform. He is wearing a Newark Eagles uniform in the card below. BTW, it's a bit of a misnomer to call this a card. These are paper-thin and were meant to be glued into an album, so finding a mint example is nearly impossible.
This next item is very cool. Featured is Jim Gilliam's original 1951-1952 Puerto Rican League contract to play for the Santurce. As you can see, he was paid $700 for the short season and that included room & board and round-trip transportation.
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