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    1971 Topps Nolan Ryan #513 PSA Mint 9. Ryan's on the mound exploits are the stuff of legend to young baseball fans and nightmares for those who opposed him. He holds the second most untouchable pitching record in baseball after Cy Young's 511 victories. His 5,714 strikeout total is situated by the hundreds beyond his closest rival in career Ks. This eternal reign was assured by over a quarter century of blazing fastballs, rather definitively establishing Ryan as the greatest power pitcher in the game's history. No discussion about baseball's greatest pitchers can be taken seriously without the name "Ryan" being uttered. Offered is a wonderful example of Nolan's card from the 1971 Topps series when he was still with the New York Mets. The four borders are a deep and saturated black. There are no visible touches and seems to have never been touched by human hands. Centering seems to be the lone element that determined the final grade. Graded PSA Mint 9, one of only twenty-seven to grade Mint placing it with in the top 1% (.081% to be more exact) of the over 3,300 submissions to PSA, there are none rated higher!

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    12th-14th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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