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    1909 E92 Dockman & Sons Christy Mathewson SGC 86 NM+ 7.5 - Pop One, The Finest SGC Example! "He was an inspiration to everybody and may we have more of his kind," spoke a doleful Kenesaw Mountain Landis at the 1925 memorial service for the future posthumous Hall of Fame inductee. "His sense of justice, his integrity, and sportsmanship made him far greater than Christy Mathewson the pitcher." Though baseball's first Commissioner had been recruited by Major League Baseball to ferret out its worst in the midst of the 1919 Black Sox scandal, Landis was able to recognize the game's best as well, properly honoring this shimmering diamond in the Dead Ball Era rough. It was a sentiment shared by essentially every player, teammate or adversary, which ever encountered Big Six on the playing field.

    The E92 Dockman & Sons has always had a passionate following and stands as an introduction for many into this fascinating class of cards. This glorious portrait of a man captured doing what he was born to do resonate with hobbyists thanks to a full palette of hues, precise composition and a superior expression of majesty and history. Mathewson serves as one of most desirable components within the E92 Dockman roster. The offered card has been graded SGC 86 NM+ 7.5. We find nothing that contradicts the SGC assessment. SGC has reviewed almost 1,300 E92 Dockman & Sons cards, a mere handful rate as high with three rated higher. For Mathewson, this is the finest example in a SGC holder. A worthy "Pop One" champion for a true baseball legend.


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    February, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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