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    1909-11 T206 Piedmont Ty Cobb (Bat On Shoulder) PSA EX-MT 6. "In legend," Cobb wrote, shortly before his passing in 1961, "I am a sadistic, slashing, swashbuckling despot who waged war in the guise of sport." The truth, of course, is somewhat more complex than that, but this greatest figure of the Dead Ball Era was unquestionably the most determined ballplayer of his time (and perhaps of all time). Mickey Mantle lived every day like his last, making his last day come too quickly. Cobb brought the same gritted teeth fervor to breaking every record in the books that were for the taking. Offered is one of the better "Bat on Shoulder" varieties from tobacco's most popular issue. There is very little to discuss in terms of physical shortcomings, all of which appear to be well within the confine of the "EX-MT" grade level with the added bonus of a blemish-free central illustration. The reverse displays a "Piedmont - 350 Subjects" with a Factory 25 designation. Graded PSA EX-MT 6.

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    July, 2016
    28th Thursday
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