1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #149 SGC Authentic. It woul...
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Description1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #149 SGC Authentic. It would be easy to go into a lengthy essay about the achievements of Babe Ruth but the first line on the reverse says it all, "Home run king of the big leagues." As a tribute to his sovereignty, Ruth's likeness was featured no less than four times in the 1933 Goudey series, more times than any other player. Considering the handling a cherished memento like this would endure this example has survived very nicely. Offered is a copy of card #149 otherwise known as the "Red Background" Ruth. Graded SGC Authentic, mainly due to an unfortunate hole that has perfectly punched through the top-right corner. The card also has some centering issues, top-to-bottom, some surface wear, and pencil writing on the reverse. However, as an entry card into the Babe Ruth market, this is a fine collector-grade example.
Guide Value or Estimate: $2,000 - up.
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