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1939 Play Ball #92 Ted Williams Rookie - SGC NM 84
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,880
Graded NM 84 by SGC. Extremely crisp, high-grade example of this key prewar card featuring Ted Williams in his rookie season. The 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams rookie has always been recognized as one of vintage-card collecting's great classics. This is a very strong example. The card displays four sharp corners and a crystal clear image featuring the "Splendid Splinter" in his familiar swing-thru pose, and is centered 65/35 to the right. The reverse of the card is clean and boldly printed. It is fascinating to note that the text on the back of this rookie card reports that "Ted Williams, one of the youngest players in baseball, has a great future according to experts." This classic rookie card is one of the key cards from the 1939 Play Ball set and one of the most popular cards of the era. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500+. SOLD FOR $1,880
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