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    1948 Menko JCM48 Michinori Babe Ruth SGC 60 EX 5. George Herman Ruth was more than just an ambassador to baseball, he was a social icon who's popularity crossed cultural boundaries. Ruth died of throat cancer in August of 1948. His memory was immortalized by both U.S. and Japanese card makers. The card is from 1948 from the "JCM48" series with the "Michinori Tsubouchi" reverse. Free of creases and any surface loss, the baseball legend is depicted in cartoon form, cherub face and all, swinging the instrument of his trade. A scarce entry in any collection and a must have for the Ruth specialist.

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    October, 2012
    25th-27th Thursday-Saturday
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