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    1948 Leaf Phil Rizzuto #11 PSA EX 5. Believe it or not, Phil Rizzuto almost never made it into the Major Leagues. Scooter showed up at Ebbets Field in the late 1930's for a try out. It seems Brooklyn Dodgers manager Casey Stengel took one look at him and advised him to trade in his glove for a shoeshine box. Years later they meet again wearing Yankees pinstripes and the Ol' Professer quite pleased to have been proven wrong. Rizzuto was an instrumental figure in seven World Championship campaigns for the Yankees. Offered is his Leaf Gum card from 1948. Graded PSA EX 5.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $250 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    11th Sunday
    Auction Dates
    July
    25th Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    20 Days
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