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    1959 Topps Mickey Mantle #10 PSA Mint 9 - Only One Higher. It is the dream of almost every little boy to grow up and become a professional baseball player. With hard work and determination, as well as a little luck a very small number get to fulfill that dream. The immense pressure is what separates the men from the boys as they say. That pressure must have been even greater for a young, All-American boy from Commerce, Oklahoma named Mickey Mantle who would be taking the place of Joe DiMaggio in the leftfield of Yankees Stadium. Maybe Carl Yastrzemski can understand how it feels to replace legend. Mantle overcame that pressure and the rest is baseball history. The 1950's belonged to mantle and the Yankees. His following some 50 years after his retirement is a testament to his status as baseball royalty.

    Graded PSA Mint 9. One of twenty-five graded MINT with just one graded higher. This card is so close to perfection in so many ways. Super clean white borders, bright coloring, high quality corners and a glossy obverse. An impressive entry that will ideally serve as the cornerstone of any 1959 Topps collection or the most passionate Mantle enthusiast.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $80,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    June
    24th Thursday
    Auction Dates
    July
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    8 Days
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