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    1957 Kahn's Frank Robinson SGC VG/EX+ 4.5 - Pop One, Only Two Higher. John Esch collection. Kahn's third annual baseball card promotion in 1957 was the first to feature Pittsburgh Pirate players but today there is a card that even more exciting then Roberto Clemente. Our offered card features the 1956 RoY and future HoFer Frank Robinson! His Topps rookie is the go-to card for most collectors and many might be unaware there is a far more challenging rookie of the then, young Cincinnati Reds Outfielder/1st baseman who would win league (x2), World Series, and All-Star MVP awards. As are all of the early Kahn's issues, this set is scarce with examples in high grade very hard to find. This is a solid example with no creasing and just very mild staining. Graded SGC VG/EX+ 4.5. This is the only card graded VG-EX+ with two higher from a total SGC pop of seventeen submissions.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $600 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    1st Thursday
    Auction Dates
    July
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    7 Days
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