Lost Advertisements–Ed Walsh, “Gillette wins the Pennant”

2 Jul


A 1910 advertisement for Gillette featuring Chicago White Sox pitcher, Hall of Famer  “Big Ed” Walsh.

“The Gillette wins the pennant in the razor league every year and undoubtedly is the World’s Champion.”

“The men who play the fastest, cleanest baseball use the GILLETTE.  Quick, cool shave that braces a man up to do his best.”

9 Responses to “Lost Advertisements–Ed Walsh, “Gillette wins the Pennant””


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    […] who was called the “next Rusie” more than anyone else; Ed Reulbach (182-106), and Hall of Famer Ed Walsh […]

  2. Lost Advertisements–”Yell For Your Team–And Help Them Win” | Baseball History Daily - December 6, 2013

    […] 1912 series began with a 0-0 tie.  White Sox pitcher “Big Ed” Walsh held the Cubs to just one hit–a Joe Tinker double.   Cubs pitcher Jimmy Lavender held the […]

  3. Lost Advertisements–Old Underoof–White Sox, Cubs and “The Battle of the Century” | Baseball History Daily - January 27, 2014

    […] seventh place White Sox, behind a complete game from “Big Ed” Walsh defeated the Philadelphia Athletics 4 to 3; he also drove in the winning run with one out in the […]

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

    […] Ed Walsh of the Chicago White Sox will teach you the detail of his Spit Ball […]

  5. Lost Advertisements–”Big Ed” Walsh No-Hitter, Old Underoof Whiskey | Baseball History Daily - March 7, 2014

    […] for Old Underoof Whiskey which appeared in Chicago News papers the day after Edward Augustine “Big Ed” Walsh threw his first nine-inning no-hitter (Walsh gave up no hits in a 5-inning 8 to 1 victory over the […]

  6. “Walsh? Ed Walsh? Who’s he?” | Baseball History Daily - March 16, 2015

    […] be suppressed for a couple of months, and one was to mention Walsh, people would say, ‘Walsh?  Ed Walsh?  Who’s […]

  7. Lost Advertisements–Fit for a King | Baseball History Daily - May 1, 2015

    […] also maintained that Ed Walsh, Doc White, Jim Scott, and Frank Smith, who would start the opener on April 14, comprised […]

  8. 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 best batters in […]

  9. Addie Joss on Spring Training | Baseball History Daily - March 21, 2016

    […] Joss, who was known as a well-mannered, family man—Ed Walsh, who pitched against him the day Joss threw his perfect game beating the Chicago White Sox 1 to 0 […]

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