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    1920 Babe Ruth "Headin' Home" Bat Extended to Right SGC 20 Fair 1.5. This fantastically rare series was a promotional give-away announcing the arrival of the famous film starring Yankees star Babe Ruth in "Headin' Home." As such, these cards will have a strong appeal for both card collectors and movie memorabilia collectors alike. The set is catalogued separately as a Tex Rickard production but are also found with blank backs and ads for other theatres or entertainment events. Offered is a rare "Bat Extended to Right" card with an "Opera House - June 17& 18" stamp on the reverse. With all of these cards, an image of a youthful Bambino dominates the front, with this offering, it displays a classic portrait of Ruth with his bat in hand. Graded SGC 20 Fair 1.5 for multiple creases and corner wear but that seems a little harsh. The image quality is excellent. A tough numeric grade for a set known for poor processing resulting in irregular edges.

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