***Bowie Kuhn Collection*** Clark Griffith (HOF) “Portrait” – Sweet Caporal 150 f. 30 (SGC 1.5)

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PLAYER: Clark Griffith (HOF)

VARIATION: Portrait

TEAM: Cincinnati Reds

LEAGUE: National

BACK: Sweet Caporal 150 f. 30 (Ranked 34/39)

GRADE: SGC 1.5 F (120) 7400-001

 

THE CARD

A truly unique piece which once belonged to former Major League Baseball Commissioner (1969-1984) Bowie Kuhn.

As the story has been told according to a letter authored by the Widow of Mr. Kuhn which accompanies the card, this special piece was given to a young Bowie as a gift. He loved the game and kept the scoreboard at Washington Senators games, which was owned by future Hall of Famer Clark Griffith. It was his first card and he was said to have cherished the piece, and had a great amount of admiration for Clark Griffith due to his amazing life and times around the game.

A truly unique piece of Baseball as well as T206 History.

BOWIE KENT KUHN

(BORN: October 28, 1926; Takoma Park, Maryland – PASSED AWAY: March 15, 2007; Jacksonville, FL)