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    1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle #253 SGC 45 VG+ 3.5. The kid from Commerce was still wearing his hated number "6" jersey when he posed for the image that would be used for his trading card debut. Though his early struggles almost convinced Mickey to hang up his bat at age twenty, his perseverance led to Hall of Fame immortality and turned this card from a mere "common" into one of the most valuable cards of the 1950's. Modest corner wear and all too common printer press rollers lines fail to greatly diminish the visual appeal created by the precision registration (a rare treat), making this a very attractive and crease-free SGC 45 VG+ 3.5.

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