Lost Advertisements: Honus Wagner, 1908 Coke

27 Nov

A rare 1908 Coca-Cola Honus Wagner advertisement– featuring Wagner the picture taken in 1905 by Carl Horner, the one on the famous 1909 T206 card.

Original 1905 Carl Horner photo of Honus Wagner

Hans Wagner says:

“You can’t play good ball without vim–you’ve got to be full of enthusiasm and energy and keep your brain going.”

T206 Wagner

3 Responses to “Lost Advertisements: Honus Wagner, 1908 Coke”


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    […] heart-breaking play, engineered by (Honus) Wagner in the last second of the eighth inning, beat the Champion New Yorks…It was a hard game to lose, […]

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    […] They also lost two games against the Cincinnati Reds, then lost Fowler and pitcher George Wilson to the Adrian Reformers in the Michigan State League (where they were teammates of Honus Wagner). […]

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