Rare 1952 Mickey Mantle Baseball Card Going Up for Auction

A decades-old, mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card could break records when it goes up for auction next month.

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A Mickey Mantle baseball card is displayed at Heritage Auctions in Dallas, Thursday, July 21, 2022. The mint-condition Mantle card is expected to sell well into the millions when bidding ends at the end of the month. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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NEW YORK (AP) — A decades-old, mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card could break records when it goes up for auction next month. The collector’s item from 1952 features one of baseball’s most celebrated and charismatic legends, and is widely regarded as one of just a handful in near-perfect condition. It’s estimated the card could exceed $10 million when the two-day auction starts Aug. 27. The record is $6.6 million for a 1909 Honus Wagner…

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