Reeling off a lineup of the company names within would certainly create a wave of nostalgia for those who remember this era: Philco, Roper, Blatz, Hygrade's, Ortlieb's, Old Gold, Squirt...
For today's post, I am focusing on some of the advertisements from the scorecard that specifically incorporated baseball themes.
Leading off is a quarter-page advertisement for Sealtest ice cream that made its point with very few words:
This advertisement for Philadelphia clothier Krass Bros.1 offered a "complete wardrobe" to the first Phillies players who achieved certain statistical milestones.
Here, Phillies pitcher Robin Roberts made a pitch for Gem Duridium razor blades.
There's a themed page with eight advertisements and a headline that states "YOU'RE SAFE! ..... WHEN YOU PATRONIZE THESE RELIABLE FIRMS."
I chuckled at one of the juxtapositions on that page, shown below.
Finally, here's an advertisement for Philadelphia Electric Company that includes a nifty illustration of a lightning-bolt baseball player.
1. Krass Brothers was even more well-known, in later years, for a series of commercials that aired in the Philadelphia area. Those are documented and remembered on Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia, The Blog of Death, and The Consumerist.