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    1953 Bowman Color Yogi Berra #121 PSA Mint 9 - None Higher. When there is mention of the 1950's Yankees, the Mick is immediately thought of as the brightest star but he was by far not the only immense talent on a team that experienced six World Championships and eight pennant titles from 1950-1959. The Yankees also won it all in 1949 thanks in large part to this their squat little backstop who served as the sun in a galaxy of newly forming talents and egos. No Bronx Bomber in history is more decorated than the beloved Berra, earning two full fists of World Championship jewelry during his eighteen seasons as a player, as well as three American League MVP Awards in a five-season span. Every accounting of the team's all-time greats finds Berra installed prominently within the top ten, with some placing him alongside Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio and Mantle in the upper half of that ranking. Thus it come as no surprise that this Impeccable 1953 Bowman Color card, high #121, that features the smiling pinstriped giant will bring some frenzied bidding from the Yankee faithful.

    Graded PSA Mint 9. This card has only eight equals at this rating level and has historically been very difficult to acquire this impressive. It truly does not matter if your approach is interrogation or simply inspection - this card IS mint, and the first one Heritage has had the opportunity to offered to our clients. Of the four corners, only one suggests a hint of wear at the outer tip and under magnification. The others are an un-daunting defiance of age. Front and back surfaces show not a sign of handing, gloss is shiny and unmolested by human fingers. The vivid white frame shows not a minute dot of stray ink. Among the more than 70,000 cards from the entire Bowman Color issue that reside in PSA holders, just 1.2% of the release's total census have successfully aspired to earned the Mint label.


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    November, 2018
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
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