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Old 08-23-2013, 11:38 PM   #45 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Tealy View Post
For Baseball, it would have to be the 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle.

To me, that card is the next greatest thing from the 52 Topps Mantle.
I concur. In 1953, Topps used extraordinary artwork instead of photographs. The Mantle is simply stunning. In 1992, the Marriott corporation bought the original Mantle art for $121,000. When I learned of the sale, I commissioned the original artist, Gerry Dvorak, to paint me another one!
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