1939 R334 Play Ball #92 Ted Williams Rookie

Sold For: $840

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 838

Item Year: 1939

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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Modestly graded Ted Williams rookie card from the popular 1939 Play Ball set. The 1939 Play Ball Ted Williams rookie has always been recognized as one of vintage-card collecting's great classics. This is a very strong example for the PSA-assigned grade of GOOD 2. The card displays evenly rounded corners and a crystal-clear image featuring the "Splendid Splinter" in his familiar swing-thru pose. Centered slightly to the right. The boldly printed reverse of the card has a diagonal crease in the upper left. It is fascinating to note that the text on the back of this rookie card reports that "Ted Williams, one of the youngest players in baseball, has a great future according to experts." This classic rookie card is one of the key cards from the 1939 Play Ball set and one of the most popular cards of the era. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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