1949 Bowman #50 Jackie Robinson Rookie PSA 8 NM-MT
JACKIE ROOKIE!!! "A Life is not important except for the impact it has on other lives" - Jackie Robinson. No truer words were ever spoken by any iconic global personality than this ultra-inspiring phrase uttered by the immortal Jackie Robinson, and we can only begin to imagine the impact this breathtaking PSA 8 NM-MT 1949 Bowman Rookie card will have on the most advanced rookie card or PSA Registered compilation!
Legendary Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson's claim to fame will forever be his "breaking the Major League baseball color barrier" in 1947; a feat that arguably suffices as the most significant occurrence in baseball history. True, Robinson won an MVP award, led the Dodgers to 6 pennants and a 1955 World Championship, stole bases, hit for average/power, fielded his position flawlessly and was as fiery a competitor the game has ever seen. Yet, for all of his stellar accomplishments, his place in baseball history will forever be correlated with being the inaugural African American to play Major League baseball.
Little did Branch Rickey and Jackie Robinson realize that their landmark 1947 signing would forever change America's National Pastime with this dynamic duo leaving an indelible mark in the minds and hearts of millions of avid baseball fans. Jackie Robinson's influence on African American baseball players is widely considered one of our National Pastime's iconic occurrences, such to the point that his legendary #42 has been officially retired for ALL Major League baseball teams, and we would highly advise the winning bidder of this remarkable NM-MT 8 Bowman Rookie to likewise retire it within their personal collection.
Robinson's imposing portrait pose emanates sensational crystal-clear clarity, with the well-centered and richly hued image set against a robust red background. White borders, impeccable surfaces, sharp corner tips and an immaculate-like verso complete this museum worthy masterpiece that synonymous with Jackie's Robinson's hallowed stature.
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