October 2012 Auction
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on:
The current high bids for the cumulative group of singles, $163,592.00, is currently higher than the total for the complete set, $75,434.00 (this lot is currently winning)
Featured is the rookie card of Hall of Famer Hoyt Wilhelm, included in the notoriously tough high-number series of Topps' inaugural 1952 release. Known as one of the greatest relief pitchers of all-time, Wilhelm also started 52 games in his 21 year career and tossed a no-hitter against the soon-to-be World Series champion New York Yankees in 1958, a feat that would not befall the Bronx Bombers again until 2003. The featured card stands up to the evaluated grade, sporting pure white borders that frame a colorful rendition of the HOFer at the beginning of his career. A stellar card offered in NM/MT condition.
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