Friend of Unfair Park PeterK shares yet another unusual eBay find: a 1903 cabinet card featuring one William Doyle, who, best I can tell, played for the mighty Dallas Giants of the Texas League from 1903 till 1905 -- during which time he counted among his teammates one Branch Rickey, otherwise known as the man who hired Jackie Robinson to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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Unlike most of Peter's finds, this one isn't cheap: The one-off, made at Sanger Bros. most likely for Doyle himself, is currently going for $549 -- about $250 more than it sold for last summer. Nonetheless, it does give me good reason to post to a history book that's online in its entirety: Chris Holaday and Mark Presswood's 2004 Baseball in Dallas.