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    1934 Goudey Lou Gehrig #61 PSA NM-MT 8. 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.

    Graded PSA NM-MT 8, one of thirty-three at the NM/MT level with a handful rated higher. This specific example provides a stunning aesthetic thanks to the modest levels of surface wear affecting borders, a complete lack of any stains or other surface imperfections, brilliant colors, precise registration and centering that is a thick hairline away from perfection. Durable and beautiful, this is an apt commemorative for New York City's favorite son.


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    August, 2016
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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