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    1911 M116 Sporting Life Christy Mathewson Pastel Background PSA NM 7. While any issue from the Dead Ball era could be accurately described as scarce, this issue is made all the more rare due to the fact that they were sold only by mail, rather than inserted into tobacco or candy packaging as most cards of the day were distributed. The considerable appeal of the M116, created by an early competitor to "The Sporting News," is made all the more intense here with the offering of a card picturing top moundsman Christy Mathewson, whose movie star good looks carry the day on the high-grade representation. We certainly don't need to discuss how difficult it is to find a Near Mint card approaching its centennial, and it couldn't happen to a nicer guy.

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    May, 2005
    14th Saturday
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