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)
Offered is a radiant and remarkably well-preserved 1952 Topps example of Bob Feller, also known as "Rapid Robert" and "Bullet Bob." According to Feller himself, he once touched 104 MPH at Lincoln Park in Chicago and, more famously, 107.9 MPH in a 1946 demonstration at Griffith Stadium. He's also claimed that several batters at the end of his career who'd faced both him and Nolan Ryan stated that Feller threw harder. This beauty exhibits perfect centering and NM/MT+ corners to counteract some typical stray ink on the yellow and white coloring.
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