The Card: Collectors, Con Men, and the True Story of History's Most Desired Baseball Card

The Card

Collectors, Con Men, and the True Story of History's Most Desired Baseball Card

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ISBN10: 0061123927 ISBN13: 9780061123924 Contributors: Thompson, Teri Publisher: William Morrow & Co Published: Jun 1 2007 Pages: 245 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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Traces the story of the coveted and legendary 1901 T206 Honus Wagner baseball card, discussing how the card's history reflects the story of baseball while describing such factors as the card's release as a cigarette promotion and the hundreds of lives it has shaped. 25,000 first printing.

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