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    1951 Bowman Willie Mays #305 SGC 84 NM 7. Willie Mays played with an enthusiasm and exuberance which allowed him to excel in all phases of the game--hitting for average and power, fielding, throwing, and base running. His rookie card is one of the most sought after cards in the hobby. This particular card of Mays came to us from the family of the original owner who pulled it from a pack almost 60 years ago, and seemed to have forgotten about it. The print registration is phenomenal with bright white borders and hues seemingly as fresh as the day they were put to paper as they say. The surface, which is so often a problem with the 1951 Bowman issue, is a strength as it is shows but one imperfection in the bottom segment of the frame and is free of any scuffing and wax staining. The centering rests to the left and all four corners are very sharp. Don't miss the opportunity to pick up one of the finer examples of the Say Hey Kid's rookie appearance.

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    April, 2010
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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