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    1940 Play Ball Baseball Near Complete Set (239). Following up on its initial success in 1939, Gum Inc. returned with a larger set which included a number of former stars along with contemporary players, and many Hall of Famers are included. Near complete set, missing only #1 Joe DiMaggio. A total of 18 cards have been graded by PSA with an aggregate SMR value of $2550. Graded cards - PSA 5: #87 Hubbell, 133 Foxx, 141 Stengel, 170 Speaker, 230 Faber; PSA 4: #7 Dickey, 27 Williams, 40 Greenberg, 41 Gehringer, 88 Ott, 120 Johnson, 168 Wagner, 224 Traynor, 235 McGraw, 236 Bottomley, 237 Keeler, 238 Lazzeri; PSA 2: #225 Jackson. Ungraded cards include #6 Gomez (VG), 10 Ruffing (EX), 38 Doerr (EX), 104 P. Waner (EX), 105 L. Waner (VG/EX), 132 Mack (VG/EX), 134 Cronin (EX), 158 Jackson (VG), 167 Frisch (EX), 172 Bender (trimmed), 173 Lajoie (VG/EX), 174 Evers (VG), 175 Mathewson (F), 176 Manush (EX), 177 Baker (VG/EX), 180 Cochrane (G), 234 Chance (VG/EX). Grades 57% EX to EX/MT, 38% VG to VG/EX, 5% lesser.

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    October, 2006
    28th Saturday
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