1940 Play Ball Near Set (239/240) with (4) PSA 
Lot Number 189
 
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Ringing in the decade of transition is this spectacular 1940 Play Ball Near Set of (239/240) cards with four PSA graded cards. A solid mid-grade offering, this set is packed with future Hall of Famers and diamond stars from a bygone era. The approximate condition breakdown of this edition is 45% (EX or better), 20% (VG-EX), 20% (VG) and 15% (GD or lesser). Despite instances of creasing, soft corners and centering issues, the majority of these pre-war relics present quite well. Highlights include #1 DiMaggio (trimmed), #27 T. Williams (PSA 4), #40 Greenberg (VG-EX), #41 Gehringer (PSA 4), #105 L. Waner (PSA 5), #120 Johnson (VG), #133 Foxx (GD), #168 Wagner (EX), #175 Mathewson (PSA 5), #235 McGraw (VG-EX) and #237 Keeler (VG-EX). The challenging high numbers generally present as well as the more common low series. Missing only #225 Jackson for completion, this gathering is an ideal acquisition for the discerning pre-war collector. For a complete list of key cards, please visit our website.

#1 DiMaggio (trimmed), #6 Gomez (VG-EX), #7 Dickey (VG-EX), #27 T. Williams (PSA 4), #30 Berg (VG-EX), #40 Greenberg (VG-EX), #41 Gehringer (PSA 4), #87 Hubbell (VG-EX), #88 Ott (VG), #102 Klein (VG-EX), #105 L. Waner (PSA 5), #119 Alexander (VG-EX), #120 Johnson (VG), #124 Combs (EX), #132 Mack (EX), #133 Foxx (GD), #134 Cronin (EX), #141 Stengel (VG), #168 Wagner (EX), #170 Speaker (VG), #173 Lajoie (VG), #175 Mathewson (PSA 5), #177 Baker (VG-EX), #179 Sisler (VG-EX), #180 Cochrane (VG), #223 Jennings (VG), #224 Traynor (VG), #226 Hooper (VG-EX), #227 Haines (EX), #230 Faber (FR-GD), #231 Luque (EX), #232 Goslin (EX), #234 Chance (EX), #235 McGraw (VG-EX), #236 Bottomley (trimmed), #237 Keeler (VG-EX), #238 Lazzeri (trimmed), #240 Atwood RC (GD). 
 
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