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    1948 Leaf Babe Ruth #3 PSA NM-MT 8 It's one of the most recognizable images in card collecting, classic and yet years ahead of its time, looking more like an Andy Warhol painting than a typical trading card. Printed the year of the Babe's death, and bearing his jersey number "3," the card is absolutely mesmerizing, offering a portrait of Ruth with an expression as inscrutable as Mona Lisa's. Artistic references aside, it's noteworthy that Leaf runs couldn't compare to Topps or Bowman in size, and just about every Leaf Ruth still out there has been sent through PSA. Of 430 such cards, only four have ever graded higher.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2004
    10th-11th Friday-Saturday
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