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    1934 Goudey Lou Gehrig #37 SGC Mint 9 - Pop Three, One Higher. Lou Gehrig was once quoted as saying, "I'm not a headline guy. I know that as long as I was following Ruth to the plate I could have stood on my head and no one would have known the difference." He couldn't have been more wrong. The same historic season the Babe knocked out sixty, Gehrig put forty-seven souvenirs into the seats and claimed the American League MVP Award. By the 1934 season, the Yankee balance of power had completed its shift, with Gehrig doubling the Babe's offensive production in homers and runs batted in. When the Goudey Gum Company reached out to Christy Walsh to sign one of his players to an endorsement deal, it wasn't Ruth they wanted. It was Gehrig.

    When it comes to Goudey's celebrated sophomore issue, it really doesn't get any better than this. Not only is this number 37 card--dedicated to the set's Hall of Fame spokesman for the ninety-six card set, this specific example provides such stunning aesthetics and lack of wear that just one other example has ever climbed higher on the SGC population ladder.

    Graded SGC Mint 9. This card was one of the three cards in an SGC 96 Mint 9 holder noted on their legacy census. Colors are so brilliant they seem almost radioactive. They work well with the super-clean surfaces and sharp corners. The Iron Horse looks just like a new hatchling from a 1934 wax pack.


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