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    1909 E101 Anonymous Caramel "Set of 50" Ty Cobb PSA VG-EX 4. Ty Cobb once said "A ball bat is a wondrous weapon," and arguably none in the sport's history have been as proficient in its use. Though Pete Rose famously knocked the Peach from his perch in 1985, it's only fair to report that Charlie Hustle recorded 14,053 at bats compared to Cobb's 11,434. Had the Hall of Fame's first inductee kept his average pace through another 2,600 at bats to match Rose's chances, he'd be the sole member of the 5,000 Hit Club. Cobb remains the career leader with a .366 batting average, a record as safe as any in American sport. The great batsmen rests on his "wondrous weapon" with a sly gaze possibly toward a pitcher who may not know what is coming at him. Add in a glorious yellow/orange sky backdrop and one gets an iconic depiction of Cobb from the early candy/caramel card era.

    Graded PSA VG-EX 4. Eye appeal is well above the technical grade. You could not expect more pleasing colors. The classic image of Cobb, leaning on the lumber that made him a legend, rests slightly to the left. Some corner wear complements the fine centering; colors are gorgeous and the registration is spot on. This is a fantastic card that any Cobb specialist will covet. Total population is just thirty-three. One of four in this grade with one higher.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $4,000 - up.

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    July
    1st Thursday
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    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
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