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    1956 Topps Jackie Robinson (White Back) #30 PSA Mint 9 - None Higher. A decade earlier, this brave young veteran of the Negro Leagues took his first dangerous step across the Major Leagues' color line, blazing a trail through a harrowing landscape of death threats and racial slurs armed only with quiet stoicism and athletic brilliance. We find him here at the tail end of that most important career in American sports history, the color of his skin long since supplanted as the lead story and replaced by championship glory and eventual Hall of Fame immortality. That big smile on his face reminds us that the card found Robinson defending the only World Championship ever celebrated by the Bums of Brooklyn, and he'd play his very last Big League game facing the New York Yankees in the 1956 World Series, the same way he ended his rookie campaign. While the sports world has changed in myriad ways since Robinson's essential service, the offered trading card hasn't aged a day.

    Graded PSA Mint 9. One of seventeen graded MINT with none rated higher. Select any aspect of our offered card - corners, colors, edges, surfaces, printing. With this card the answer is always going to be "almost perfect." Some will criticize if bid on the card because the label reads "Mint." But even is that is the lone reason, here you are getting one of the finest examples on the planet. You can't loose. This specimen finds itself in the top half of one percent of all PSA submissions and it is not surprising none are graded higher!


    Guide Value or Estimate: $50,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    October
    28th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    November
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    38 Days
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