1952 Topps Baseball, Two Yankees, VG, Red Backs, 85 Bob Kuzava, 122 Jack Jensen

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 27, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

These cards definitely present well!

Up for auction is a pair of 1952 Topps Baseball Cards, picturing two players from the 1951 New York Yankees, including the Jackie Jensen First Topps Card.

# 85 Bob Kuzava VG

# 122 Jackie Jensen; the seller estimates the grade of the creased card at G/VG-Plus. Glossy and colorful. Check out the Seller's Notes and/or Item Condition fields for specifics about item condition.

Given the central position of Topps baseball cards in the postwar period collecting hobby, you may refer to the Jensen card as the Jackie Jensen Rookie.

These are an authentic, original bubble gum cards from one of the most the talked-about, influential and sought-after sets of baseball cards in U.S. cultural history.

Jack Jensen was a genuine football here who had a great career in major league baseball. He played quite well as a youngster in 1951 with the Yankees, a teammate of rookie Mickey Mantle. The Yankees dealt him, however, to the Washington Senators just a few games into the 1952 season. At his peak as a member of the Boston Red Sox, he was the American League 1958 Most Valuable Player, and led the league three different times in runs batted in. Five times in his career, he was a 100-RBI man.

Certainly Jackie did not join Mickey Mantle in baseball's hall
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