Lot # 174: 1952 Topps Black Back Sam Jethroe #27 PSA 5 EX

Category: 1951-1960

Starting Bid: $100.00

Bids: 1 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Heartland Winter Wonderland",
which ran from 2/20/2021 10:00 AM to
3/13/2021 10:00 PM

The 1950 NL Rookie of the Year, Jethroe brought speed to the Braves lineup, stealing an MLB best 35 during his inaugural season.Jethro once hit one of the most legendary homers in Negro League history, sending a blast nearly 500 ft. at Toledo’s old Swayne Field. The ball landed across the street in a coal pile at the Red Man Tobacco factory.

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