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    1954 Topps Ted Williams #1 SGC 96 Mint 9 - The Ultimate SGC Example! For Ted Williams fans, the 1954 Topps Baseball issue was a special treat with the superstar slugger appearing on both the first and final cards. From a total SGC population of 600 submissions we offer the one and only card that has yet to be bested. Offered is an immaculate "Pop One of One" stunner graded SGC 96 Mint 9. This condition rarity stands at the forefront of quality thanks to a remarkable combination that four sharp corners, problem-free surfaces, fresh gloss and uncompromising color affords you after a half century. Factor in the generally conservative nature of SGC graders and the fact first and last cards from any set tend to be particularly difficult to find in high grade and the condition of this card becomes almost difficult to believe. But the mighty "Splinter" is nothing short of splendid here.

    Graded SGC 96 Mint 9! As mentioned, this is the only card in Mint with none grading higher. On a historical note, the Red Sox hero retired on September 26, 1954 after the season's end. Ultimately, he'd would be coaxed back into service with a $98,000 salary, earning "Comeback Player of the Year" honors in 1955.


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    February, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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