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Old 11-29-2013, 11:30 AM   #201 (permalink)
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Babe Ruth, because he's the biggest legend in the game.

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Old 11-29-2013, 11:31 AM   #202 (permalink)
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Default gotta be Babe Ruth

I have to choose Babe Ruth.. he transcends baseball into folk lore... his legend has been heard for decades and will continue after our passing also!
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:33 AM   #203 (permalink)
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Nap Lajoie because he was a great leadoff hitter on my team in EA Earl Weaver Baseball, a video game for the Amiga in the 1980s.
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:34 AM   #204 (permalink)
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Nap Lajoie

Frankly I have never heard of him and feel that it would be a great conversation piece with my friends. People may have the other guys autos but I feel not many have this mans.
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:36 AM   #205 (permalink)
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I would choose Babe Ruth because he is the Ultimate Icon of all time!
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:38 AM   #206 (permalink)
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I would do a six cut booklet of all these guys. They might have had faults of their own but when they are on the diamond they played pure baseball with no PED or other synthetic enhancers.
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:42 AM   #207 (permalink)
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I would have to go with Ty Cobb. I have a cut auto of him, but it would be sweet to give one to my dad. Thanks for the contest!
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:50 AM   #208 (permalink)
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Babe Ruth because he is the most iconic sports figure ever. His impact on American culture has been incredible.

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Old 11-29-2013, 11:56 AM   #209 (permalink)
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I have to go with Walter Johnson. Babe Ruth has more notoriety but also has a lot more cards and memorabilia available. Walter Johnson is such a great historical figure for the game of baseball. To still have the record with most shutouts in the game nearly 80 years later is highly impressive and a stat that is nearly impossible to find in other categories.

I think a Walter Johnson 1/1 Cut Signature card would be a highly impressive item for any collection.
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:59 AM   #210 (permalink)
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The Georgia Peach Ty Cobb. His career batting average is something to marvel at.
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Old 11-29-2013, 11:59 AM   #211 (permalink)
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Ruth. It would be really amazing, one of the greatest players ever!
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:00 PM   #212 (permalink)
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As much as I love Ruth, I have just as much respect for the guys at premium positions.

Nap Lajoie is one of those guys. In 1901 he lead the league in RBI's AND runs as a second baseman. In 1907 he also was worth three plus wins on his defense alone.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:02 PM   #213 (permalink)
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Very tough between Ruth and Young but I think I would have to choose BABE RUTH as I have always dreamed of owning his auto

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Old 11-29-2013, 12:11 PM   #214 (permalink)
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Babe Ruth, because he is the greatest ever.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:15 PM   #215 (permalink)
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I would have to say Walter Johnson, I wrote a book report about him in elementary school and he was the Babe Ruth of pitching.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:15 PM   #216 (permalink)
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Ty Cobb because he seems to not be getting as much love on here as others
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:17 PM   #217 (permalink)
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Babe Ruth!!! the name says it all
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:18 PM   #218 (permalink)
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Ty Cobb, the best of all time.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:22 PM   #219 (permalink)
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Babe Ruth, probably the best player & hardest + most expensive to acquire.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:25 PM   #220 (permalink)
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Babe Ruth...Because he was the best. I grew up reading about the Babe and pretty much started my love for baseball.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:27 PM   #221 (permalink)
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I'd really like to own Joe Jackson cut, but not on the list.
So, I'd go with Babe Ruth since he's known to people who don't even know sports.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:30 PM   #222 (permalink)
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Babe Ruth - the GREATEST
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:34 PM   #223 (permalink)
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No question, Babe Ruth, never own anything from him either cut signature or game used cards.
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:35 PM   #224 (permalink)
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If I were to create a cut I would choose Walter Johnson! I would love to have a card of "The Big Train", best pitcher ever in my opinion. Also I love that he played for the Senators since I am a Nats fan! Thanks Pastime and Blowout
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Old 11-29-2013, 12:38 PM   #225 (permalink)
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Babe ruth because he is a sports icon, and one of the greatest to ever play baseball
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