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Lot # 48: 1953 Mickey Mantle, "Bum Knee to be Fixed" Shows Off The Ailing Ligament

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 4 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "January Collectors Auction 2019",
which ran from 12/30/2018 12:00 PM to
1/12/2019 8:00 PM



1953 Photograph of young slugger Mickey Mantle from the New York Yankees showing off his hurt knee to Yankees scout Tom Greenwade in the club offices at Yankee Stadium. A hopeful caption on the back notes that the knee would be "fixed" but history would tell us this would ail the superstar his entire career. A cool image of a fresh faced Mantle from early in his career. The image presents well with some artistic tracing done for publication and a bit of a curl but in nice shape overall.

Size: 6.75x8.25
Designation: Wire
Condition: 4/5
Quality: 4.5/5
Overall Grade: 8.5/10

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