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    1887 N284 Buchner Gold Coin Jim O'Rourke PSA VG-EX 4 (MC). "Orator Jim" O'Rourke was one of the most important players of the 19th century. He collected the first hit in Major League history as a member of the 1876 Boston Red Stockings. His career extended from the pre-MLB National Association, all the way to one appearance with the 1904 Giants, for which he was the oldest player to ever play in the NL. This card, from the 1887 N284 Buchner Gold Coin set, notes him as a catcher, although he played more outfield. A very versatile player. It has been graded PSA VG-EX 4 (MC), as it is off-center, but is still in great condition.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $600 - up.

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