Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps #164 RC (BVG 5.5)

Rookie Card

  • Lot number 8361331
  • Total views 21
  • Total bids 42
  • Winning bid $2,315.25
  • Buyer's premium $393.59
  • Total $2,708.84

Rookie Card has been graded Beckett (BVG) 5.5. Please see photos for more details regarding the condition of the card (Pittsburgh Pirates).

The Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps #164 rookie card is a highly coveted and significant piece of baseball memorabilia. This card marks the debut of the legendary Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder in the Topps set and represents the beginning of Clemente's illustrious career. The image captures a young Clemente in his early years, and the card has become synonymous with his remarkable journey to becoming one of the most accomplished and respected players in the history of the game. Clemente's legacy extends far beyond his on-field achievements, as he was not only a 15-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion but also a humanitarian. Unfortunately, he tragically perished in a plane crash while delivering aid to earthquake victims in Nicaragua in 1972. The 1955 Topps #164 rookie card serves as a timeless tribute to Roberto Clemente's impact on and off the field.

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