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    1951 Mickey Mantle Rookie Original Photograph from the Hillerich & Bradsby Archives, PSA/DNA Type 1. Direct your gaze to the bottom right corner of this charming photographic portrait and you'll spot the edge of an American League Golden Anniversary patch, worn only during the 1951 season, the one which welcomed the debut of the subject. This marvelous shot of a twenty-year old Mantle is the work of noted St. Louis photographer George Dorrill, whose studio stamp joins that of Hillerich & Bradsby, the legendary bat company from whose archives this photo derives. Wear to the 10x8" relic is confined nearly entirely to the border area, leaving the image to present as NRMT. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Type 1. Letter of provenance from Hillerich & Bradsby.

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