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    1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle #253 PSA EX 5. Considering what a significant role Mantle played in baseball history, it is amazing that the Mick's first card was almost his last as he was sent back down to the minors after his rookie season with quitting baseball on his mind. But his father wisely advised "Just be a little patient," "Mutt" Mantle told him, "Things will get better." The rest is history. Today, his rookie card holds title as one of the most desirable cards in post-war collecting era. This example features brilliant colors and precise print registration resulting is a crisp and finely detailed portrait with tremendous eye appeal. Corners display only modest amounts of wear. The PSA EX 5 assessment is largely due to centering of the stunning central image.

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