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    1933 Goudey Babe Ruth #53 SGC VG-EX 4. Among the company's prized quartet of Babe Ruth entries, this "Yellow Background" 1933 Goudey card effectively conveys the Bambino's joy in the game to the greatest extent. Holding and swinging the bat - while allowing just the beginnings of a smile - marvelously summarize his life's work, and the portrayal quietly affirms the satisfaction he found in all of its elements. There is modest wear at corner tips and a surface stain in the upper left under his name that fails to greatly impact on the otherwise bold graphics that rest respectfully well centered. Graded SGC VG-EX 4. A strong mid-grade example of the toughest of the Ruth Goudey quartet.


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