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    1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal 350/30 Ty Cobb (Green Portrait) PSA NM 7. "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). Every great ballplayer's yin will have its yang--for Lou Gehrig, his unwillingness to rest after concussions may have been his undoing. Mickey Mantle lived every day like his last, making his last day come too quickly.

    The Georgia Peach is honored four times in the most famous trading card issue of the Dead Ball Era, the presented "Portrait - Green background" is the most challenging of the four. Graded PSA NM 7. With any Sweet Caporal back, this card is one of four in NM with eight rated higher. This is one of two NM with one higher confirmed with this combination.


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