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    1948 All-Star Game Press Pin. Sportsman's Park served as the venue for this historic battle between Musial and Mize of the Nationals and DiMaggio and Williams of the Americans. A three-run fourth for the latter proved to be the difference, as the A.L. claimed a five to two victory. This tough gold and enamel pin bore witness to this convergence of greatness, remaining in marvelous NRMT condition over half a century later. So often missing from old press pins, this example even has the button that screws onto the threaded post, with its stamped "St. Louis Button Co." maker's mark. Enamel remains complete and uncracked, with just the slightest touch of wear to the golden edges to suggest its age.

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    October, 2005
    29th Saturday
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