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    1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #144 GAI NM+ 7.5. The essence of the Depression-era game, distilled into a single three-inch tall slab of cardboard. The details of the offering are little more than a long list of superlatives, as the set, the player it pictures, and the condition of the card specifically all rank near the pinnacle of the hobby. Joining the 1909-11 T206 and 1952 Topps issues to form the baseball card collecting's "Big Three," the 1933 Goudey set is rightfully considered a consummate masterpiece, with gorgeous portraiture capturing many of the greatest names of the pre-war era. And certainly there was none greater than Babe Ruth, who strikes his classic batting pose here on what may be the set's most recognizable card.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2009
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 11
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