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    "Let's play two!"

    1954 Topps Ernie Banks #94 PSA Mint 9.
    This ever-popular, debut-year collectible honors the man who epitomizes the spirit of the Chicago Cubs, and who has almost single-handedly kept enthusiasm for the franchise alive for several generations of devoted fans. The Hall of Famer, former Negro Leaguer, two-time National League MVP (1957, 1958) and 500 Home Run Club member is seen here with his ever-present smile firmly in place. With just a glance at this superb card, the observer can almost feel Banks' "Let's Play Two!" enthusiasm.

    Graded PSA Mint 9. One of fourteen examples at its level with two higher. That standing places the showpiece item securely among the top one-half of one percent of the 2,800+ PSA entries. As expected, every facet of its presentation is impeccable, with no disturbance at the corners (even the impossibly delicate and dark green, full-bleed tips on the reverse), abundantly satisfactory image alignment, and a notable absence of the '54 Topps issue's vexing "print specks." Superlative from all perspectives! Here's the quintessential Cub, shining forth from his great career's finest-imaginable memento.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $60,000 - up.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Sportscard - Graded (view shipping information)

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    24th Saturday 10:00 pm CT
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    February
    24th-25th Saturday-Sunday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Sports Collectibles Session Platinum Night
    (Lots 80001-80124) - 10:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, February 24, 2018.
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    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $32,000
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