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Welcome to Ars Longa Art Cards

Ars Longa Art Cards are original contemporary pieces of collectible art with an authentic heirloom quality vintage appeal. Featuring historical design elements, iconic images and a handcrafted attention to detail, every card is unique; each one a celebration of baseball history and the art of the baseball card. Using technology, imagination, passion for the sport and a DIY ethic, Ars Longa strives to make a meaningful contribution to the hobby and your collection by creating cards that delight, educate and inspire.

This website contains approximately 626 Ars Longa Art Cards featuring 450 different players and pioneers who defined baseball between 1850 and 1914. The Ars Longa roster represents 46 cities, 21 leagues and 4 major baseball halls of fame. Thank you for your interest and support. Enjoy your visit!

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Around the Horn

Wrigley Roster Jenga: Jim McCauley & Hank O’Day

Sep. 4, 2014

Anthony Burbatt at Wrigley Roster Jenga continues to add to his Cubs collection with the Ars Longa Diamond Heads ’15 card for Hank O’Day. O’Day managed the Cubs for just one year, 1914, to a record of 78-76. He then returned to umpiring in the National League the following year. O’Day’s managerial career (he also Read More >

Guest Blog

The Unknowable Superstar (Part 1)

Mar. 22, 2016

What can we make of Jim Creighton? Among those with an interest in the earliest days of baseball, he is famous both for his exploits on the field, and for the fact that the vast majority of sports fandom is completely unaware of those feats. He was a great hitter, a great fielder and a Read More >