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1887 N172 Old Judge John Clarkson - Chicago, Batting
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,972.00
Graded EX 60 by SGC. 1887 N172 Old Judge of Hall of Famer John Clarkson with the Chicago Nationals in a batting pose. This is an unusual pose in that Clarkson, of course, was one of the greatest pitchers of the nineteenth century. In 1887, the year this card was issued, he led the league with 38 wins. Clarkson may have had good reason to be proud of his hitting abilities. In 1887 he stepped up to the plate 215 times, batting a very respectable .242, and hitting five home runs. A very sharp-looking card, perfectly clean front and back, with a particularly wide borders, no creases, and featuring Clarkson posed in front of an elaborate studio backdrop. The card is in solid Excellent condition. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $1,972.00
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