For decades advertisers having been using baseball themed ads to get the attention of the American public...after all it WAS the National Pastime. In this format I present to you these ads that are interesting, unique, historical and sometimes odd.
Saturday, December 4, 2010
"Light Beer...The Proper Drink For Athletes In Training"
Thats according to Charles Ebbetts, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1902-1925. This 1913 ad for Galveston Brewing Company is loaded with great tag lines. The heading I especially like: "Beer Good For Baseball Players."