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Cracker Jack


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    Yep, apparently some marshmallows were put out by the Cracker Jack Company.

    There are 13 tins in this category as of 1/2019.

Cracker Jack was first sold at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893 as "candied popcorn and pea­nuts". It got its current name in 1896 but did not become a kids' favorite until 1912 when a "prize" was added to every box (and every kid learned to open the box from the bottom, where the toy was). It became indelibly associated with baseball in 1908 when composer Albert Von Tilzer wrote "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" which included the line "Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack...."

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