Rawlings Advisory Staff Photo, DICK GROAT, Pirates, NM+

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 17,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction
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Rawlings Advisory Staff Photo, DICK GROAT, Pirates, NM+ Click Photos to Enlarge
Description Every so often you stumble onto something that is so amazing that it almost defies description. This Rawlings Advisory Staff photo falls into that category.
I won a lot of 20 of these from these from a seller with no feedback; a newbie, who had these photos for 40 years. I kept most of them (including some that are not even on the checklist) and am selling the few that I already had -- some of which are in better shape than the ones I have kept but mine are autographed.
This Dick Groat photo is one of the photos that I have autographed by the player. Dick played for the Bucs from 1952 - 1962 and was the MVP in 1960. He was traded to St. Louis in an insane trade and that very year was #2 in the MVP voting behind Sandy KoufaX. This photo is a gem: bright gloss, sharp photo, no creases, clean back and just touches on a corner or two. Check out my postcards, advisory photos, and other items! This great photo would make a superb addition to your collection or a great gift for that special fan. Good luck!
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