2001 Donruss Elite Status: ALBERT PUJOLS RC/SP - RARE!!

Up for bid is a beautiful & rare, 2001 Donruss Elite "Status" ROOKIE card(#156) of St. Louis Cardinals superstar ALBERT PUJOLS. This card is a redemption card that was sent to me straight from Donruss & has been protected in plastic casing ever since I received it in 2001. It also is short-printed(57 of 68), so chances are good that t are very few of these in existance out on the market since it was a redemption card. Additionally, Beckett lists this card in NM/MT condition @ $350-$500.

Please note: T is a tiny indentation in the form of a black dot above the "A" in Albert's name. It is only visible under a maginfying glass and does NOT go through to the back of the card. THIS IS HOW I RECEIVED THE CARD FROM DONRUSS. If the buyer wishes to get this card graded, I can't tell you if the grader would consider this a "Print Defect" from the company or not. In my opinion, this card should at worst grade NM/MT, which would include a full-grade deduction(Note: Beckett, PSA, etc. usually deducts a grade if they determine t is a manufacturer print defect). I believe it's also possible that t might not be any deduction from the grader, but cannot guarantee it.

Regardless, you will receive a beautiful and super-rare ROOKIE card of the great Albert Pujols! As for the condition of the rest of the card, it's surface and
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