Legendary April 2009
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Graded NM-MT 8 by PSA. Just four examples in the hobby have been graded higher, among more than 650 copies confirmed in PSA's census report.. Babe Ruth once gave this simple explanation as to how he was able to deliver with such frequency: "I swing big, with everything I've got. I hit big or I miss big. I like to live as big as I can." This card, honoring the deceased baseball giant delivers incredibly sharp color resolution and the highest quality of overall condition attributes. The four corners form well-defined points, and centering is favorable for this challenging issue. The typically light, uniform toning that characterizes high-grade 1940s Leaf products is barely evident on this crisply colored piece. The reverse is clean and free of excess print, and has a small amount of factory-induced chipping present at that side's top edge. Near Mint to Mint condition.
1948 Leaf #3 Babe Ruth - PSA NM-MT 8
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