Original program for a 1925 Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute football game

Baltimore: N.p., 1925. Vintage program for a Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (or what Baltimoreans would call a "City vs. Poly") football game, held at the Baltimore Stadium in 1925. Included with the program is a ticket for the 1943 City vs. Poly game, as well as a small illustrated postcard showing the Polytechnic Institute in north Baltimore.

The rivalry between the Baltimore City College football team (City) and the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute football team (Poly) is one of the oldest in American high school football, predated only by the English-Latin rivalry in Boston. The City-Poly rivalry began in 1889, and continues to this day.

Program: 8 x 11 inches. Very Good plus, with light wear on the edges.

Ticket: 4.25 x 3.5 inches, mounted on a piece of paper measuring 4.5 x 3 inches. Very Good plus, lightly toned, with a small chip on the bottom left corner.

Postcard: 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #155661]