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    1951 Bowman Mickey Mantle #253 PSA VG-EX 4 (MC). When Mickey Mantle posed for the photographer with his trusted bat one wonders if he realized what an iconic portrait it would become. Although early struggles almost convinced Mickey to hang up his bat at age twenty, his perseverance would eventually lead to Hall of Fame immortality. Mantle turns this card from a mere common into the most valuable card from this popular set.

    Our offered card displays a central portrait with vibrant hues, a lack of surface scratches and precise centering. All of this is surrounded by a very clean, but albeit uneven white border. We see no creases but a bend close to one corner accounts for the grade. Graded PSA VG-EX 4 (MC). A solid mid-grade representation.


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