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Object ID 001028

Object Name Baseball Pinball Game

Object Desc Baseball version of a pinball game. Northwestern Products Company in St Louis, Missouri made it. It is called "Posh-M-Up Big 5." It is glass with a wooden frame.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000902

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Game


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hallway Shelf 3

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords pinball,baseball,Northwestern Products Company,toys,games,

Title Baseball Pinball Game

Description A baseball pinball game. It is called "Poosh-M-Up 'Big 5.'" In left hand corner of game there is a man and the words "Made in U.S.A" "Northwestern Products Co. St. Louis, MO." and "Pat. No. 1925018." The right hand corner says "Return Balls" with an arrow pointing down. Background of game is blue. Balls go into different slots with words like "3 base" "Walk" "2 Base" "Out" "Home Run" and "Single" There is a picture of 4 men on game. One of them has a bat and two of them have horses. Bottom of game says "5 in 1" "Put-in-take" "Baseball" "twenty-one" "Penants" and "Bagatelle."


Approx Collection Date

Height 23.5

Length 13.25

Width 1.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Northwestern Products Company

Maker Details Northwestern Products Company developed the Poosh-M-Up series of games in the 1920s, when the St. Louis based company was still the Northwestern Mailbox Company. There are many varieties of this type of game, some with a baseball theme, some with a rodeo theme, and others with a World War II theme. Northwestern Products continued to make games into the 1960s.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY902



Date OCT 20,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Rachel Baker

Notes Wood is scratched a litte.


Date OCT 21,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1 from Hallway shelf - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 21,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 1 from Room 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date JUN 8,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hallway Shelf 3 from Room 1, Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin