1952 Topps #396 High Number Signed Dick Williams Rookie Card PSA 2 GOOD Card Grade; PSA 10 GEM MINT Auto
HOF; Deceased: 2011; Grade Pop: 2; Pop Higher: 4; Total Pop: 15
Hall of Famer Dick Williams played 13 MLB seasons with five different ball clubs, commencing his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1951. While a formidable hitting 3rd baseman/outfielder, his Cooperstown stature was primarily based on his managerial success with Boston and Oakland. In 1967, he led the Red Sox "Dream Team" to the Fall Classic, eventually losing to the Cardinals and Bob Gibson's heroics in a tightly contested seven-game Series. However, in both the 1972 and 1973 campaigns as the Oakland A's skipper, he led his Athletics to two consecutive Championships. The Topps Chewing Gum Company commemorated his inaugural June 10, 1951 appearance with Brooklyn by including Williams in their landmark 1952 set as the #396 "high number" subject. The true rookie card for Dick Williams, this scripted offering reveals a majestic PSA 10 GEM MINT "Dick Williams" signature beneath his chin that literally jumps off the card!
MIN BID $300