• Current Auction
    • Past & Present Winter Auction 2014
      Start: 12/20/2014 12:00 PM EST
      End: 1/10/2015 7:00 PM EST
  • Search
    • Search In:
      select

      Search For:
      Show:
      select

      Sort:
      select

      Auction:
      select

      Category:
      • All Categories
      • Baseball (3)
        • 1900-1920 (86)
        • 1921-1939 (28)
        • 1940-1949 (16)
        • 1950-1959 (369)
        • 1960-1969 (67)
        • 1970-Current (57)
        • Pre-1900 (6)
        • 1911 M116 (0)
      • Basketball (26)
      • Football (83)
      • Hockey (12)
      • Other Sports (34)
      • Memorabilia (51)
      • Autographs (69)
      • Cancelled Checks (6)
      • Signed Balls (22)
      • Signed Bats (5)
      • Non Sports (9)
      • Unopen Material (53)

        
  • Browse By
STARTING BID: $10,000.00    BID COUNT: 27 ( Bid History)
Lot # 11 : 1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle Rookie PSA 8 NM-MT CURRENT BID: $44,000.00
Category: 1950-1959 Time Left:

(LOT 11)
1951 Bowman #253 Mickey Mantle Rookie PSA 8 NM-MT

MANTLE ROOKIE!!!... Mantle's rookie cardboard gem defines the cornerstone of card collecting, and is a great addition to all major card collections in the world. No one will argue that Mantle's 1951 Bowman image will forever be embedded in hobby lore as one of the few post WWII cards that supersedes almost all high-end pre-WWII cards. Mick's lifetime batting statistics were impressive in today's comparison. Yet, his unquestionable power, long tape measure home runs and overall love for the game and fans add to the legacy of this card.

What better card could represent the strength of our hobby than Mickey Mantle's first cardboard issue, treasured by every young boy who grew up worshiping the "Commerce Comet" dominate the game via his 12 pennants, 7 World Series victories and World Series record 18 home runs. Even more impressive was that Mantle achieved all of this success playing in pain virtually most of his career. Up for sale is one of the nicest 1951 Bowman Mickey Mantles we have ever seen.

The very important 1951 Bowman Mantle is considered by many collectors as Mickey's Rookie card. We have one for you. This PSA 8 card is pleasing to the eyes. Strong color and sharp corners is offered on this Rookie card of Mickey that is 63 years old. One of the games greats offered here. This card continues to defy the odds and increases in value almost daily.

MIN BID $10,000
_


Views: 66






This lot is closed. Bidding is not allowed.

Item was in Auction "2014 Summer Rarities Auction",
which ran from 7/31/2014 12:00 PM to
8/24/2014 4:00 AM