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The box: 2017 Topps Clearly Authentic baseball cards
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com
Packs per box: 1 Cards per pack: 1 Base set completion: 0 of 82 (0 percent) Duplicates: 0
Today’s the day where everyone in Major League Baseball dons No. 42 as a tribute to the man who changed the game — and America — forever.
On this day back in 1947, Jackie Robinson became a baseball and social pioneer, breaking MLB’s color barrier and helping change how the game was played. His actions undoubtedly helped with the civil rights movement, which had its landmark legal act nearly two decades later.
Collecting Robinson isn’t easy on a budget, but there are a few options for fans.
A near-perfect PSA 9 Hank Aaron1954 Topps Rookie Card led the way in the Mile High Card Company auction that ended during the weekend — and it was just one of 10 lots that topped the $20,000 mark.
All were graded vintage cards in high grades or key specimens slabbed by PSA or SGC — meanwhile 13 other auctions topped the $10,000 plateau in the sale.
Click the first image below to enter our gallery and get a closer look at the top 10 lots as well their final sale prices. We added an extra one so you can see a surprising sale price on the only PSA 10 Joe Torre 1962 Topps Rookie Card in existence.
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