Lost Advertisements-Christy Mathewson “Big Six” Indoor Baseball Game

13 Mar


From 1922–$2.00 East of the Mississippi, $2.50 West of the Mississippi and Canada.

Boys! Never in your life have you had a game like Christy Mathewson Own Indoor Baseball Game “Big Six.”  it is just like real baseball and you can make your own nine amongst your chums–and have great sport–or you can play with the big leaguers and be manager of the Giants–Yankees–The Tigers or any of the Big League Teams.

Box cover and Game Board--Christy Mathewson "Big Six" Game

Box cover and game board–Christy Mathewson “Big Six” Game

13 Responses to “Lost Advertisements-Christy Mathewson “Big Six” Indoor Baseball Game”


  1. “A Heart-Breaking Play, Engineered by Wagner” | Baseball History Daily - March 29, 2013

    […] Giants were shut out by the Pirates in the first two games.  In the third game of the series Christy Mathewson blew a three-run lead and the Giants trailed 7-5 heading into the top of the eighth […]

  2. Lost Advertisements–Attention! Mr. Baseball Fan | Baseball History Daily - August 16, 2013

    […] Christy Mathewson writes us: I enjoy reading the Baseball Magazine every month more than any other publication and I am glad that it is achieving the success it so well deserves. […]

  3. Irwin Howe | Baseball History Daily - February 3, 2014

    […] Christy Mathewson of the N.Y. Giants will explain fully his Fadeawy Ball […]

  4. “Father isn’t Disappointed because I took up Dancing” | Baseball History Daily - April 4, 2014

    […] Mordecai Brown, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Christy Mathewson and Ed […]

  5. Big Six versus The Hoosier Thunderbolt | Baseball History Daily - August 6, 2014

    […] Christy Mathewson had only pitched five full seasons when Sam Crane of The New York Journal said in January of 1906 “there is a great diversity of opinion” regarding whether Mathewson or Amos Rusie was the better pitcher. […]

  6. “The Annual Spring Typhoon has Blown up Again” | Baseball History Daily - November 10, 2014

    […] list we jump to the drawing cards of the game such as Lajoie, (Honus) Wagner, (Wee Willie) Keeler, (Christy) Mathewson, […]

  7. McGraw’s “Rubber” | Baseball History Daily - January 2, 2015

    […] When the team was training in Birmingham, Alabama during the spring of 1904, The New York Globe’s Allen Sangree, who was traveling with the Giants, wrote about an exchange between Guerrero and Christy Mathewson: […]

  8. “Boys of ’76” | Baseball History Daily - January 5, 2015

    […] of dignitaries were on hand, including, John McGraw, Christy Mathewson, John Montgomery Ward, and Governor John […]

  9. Lost Advertisements–Bull Durham’s Fan for a Fan | Baseball History Daily - May 29, 2015

    […] addition to the Christy Mathewson fan featured in the ad,  Ty Cobb, Hal Chase, Frank Baker, and Larry Doyle were also available; […]

  10. “Probably the ‘Boniest’ Bonehead Play Ever” | Baseball History Daily - June 22, 2015

    […] was different from versions reported on during previous seasons–including the one thrown by Christy Mathewson of the Giants–but according to The New York World, “McGraw says he will try and teach […]

  11. “Three of the Greatest Pitchers the Game ever has Produced” | Baseball History Daily - July 15, 2015

    […] known as “The Black Matty” and his work has been almost as brilliant as that of “The Big Six” of the Giants.  Mendez is only of medium height (5′ 9”), but he has terrific power in […]

  12. Murphy’s “Billion Dollar Team” | Baseball History Daily - August 17, 2015

    […] Chief) Bender and (Christy) Mathewson are also great—great when they should show class—in championship games.  Every nerve, every […]

  13. Things I Learned on the Way to Looking Up Other Things #18 | Baseball History Daily - March 7, 2016

    […] baseball fans can talk all they want about their (Chief) Benders, (Christy) Mathewsons, (Ed) Walshes and (Mordecai) Browns, but down in our country we have a pitcher that none of the […]

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