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Card # 222 This Great Game 1960s
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Rich Nye Top of wind up Chicago Cubs
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Helmar continues to delight as the This Great Game franchise roars into the 1960’s! This can only be described as a startling, groundbreaking issue. This Great Game, the 1960’s takes no prisoners—every effort has been made to leave collectors in awe. This is no overstatement. Sanjay Verma, master of the gouache miniature, returns to create more of his special brand of magic with the player portraits. The front card design has been carefully crafted to have that familiar 1960’s feel—without being a stogy derivative of graphic roads thoroughly mined. Player selection is typically Helmar in that the nearly forgotten are celebrated alongside immortals. What is possible with card backs, normally designed as after-thoughts, have been completely reimagined in a way that makes them just as important as the fronts.  The formation of the backs recognizes that the 1960’s were of time of upset, re-thinking, revolt. In art we celebrated (or endured) Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, among many others. But what did we tack up on our walls? Black light posters—gaudy, bold and scandalous. This series isn’t just imaginative—it is visionary! 2.7" x 4.75", thick stock.

 

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This Great Game 1960s, Chicago Cubs
Card #Thumbnail PicPlayer NamePositionTop Auction Price
32Hubbs, KenChest up, looking to left$ 29.00
33BANKS, ErnieBat on shoulder$ 62.00
59SANTO, RonOn knee with bat$ 50.00
60Kessinger, DonFacing viewer batting, purple buildings$ 50.00
112Niekro, JoePitching follow through$ 35.00
113BROCK, LouKnees up; ball in hand$ 47.00
170Regan, PhilGlove, Hand at belt$ 10.00
220Altman, GeorgeClose, waiting on pitch$ 0.00
221Beckert, Glennbatting pose, windbreaker under uniform$ 0.00
222Nye, RichTop of wind up$ 0.00
223WILLIAMS, Billyside view batting; bat at edge of frame$ 0.00


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This Great Game 1960s #222 Rich Nye Chicago Cubs First Time
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