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In 1968, baseball fans witnessed another impressive season from the legendary Chicago Cubs first baseman, Ernie Banks. The Hall of Famer showcased his power by hitting 32 home runs, marking the seventh and final time he surpassed the 30-homer mark. During that same year, the prestigious Topps Chewing Gum Company released a remarkable baseball card featuring Banks in a batting pose, numbered #355. This particular card, graded as a PSA 10 GEM MINT, holds a prominent position on the PSA Pop Chart.

Ernie Banks was revered by fans and was often referred to as "Mr. Cub." His name alone would conjure up the phrase "let's play two!" – a testament to his infectious love for the game. Throughout his illustrious career, Banks accumulated an impressive total of 512 home runs, with five seasons surpassing the 40-homer mark. He remains the only shortstop to have won consecutive Most Valuable Player Awards in 1958 and 1959. Additionally, he achieved 100 or more RBIs in eight different seasons.

The baseball card in question is a museum-worthy masterpiece, worthy of admiration. Its exceptional condition earned it a perfect PSA assessment of "10." The timeless image captures Banks in a batting pose, showcasing his trademark smile. It is difficult to recall a moment when the legendary Banks wasn't enjoying himself on the baseball field. The card exhibits crystal-clear clarity, vibrant hues, and near-perfect centering. Its edges are razor-sharp, leading to four pinpoint corners – the defining features of a card that exceeds expectations.

With over 2,700 PSA-graded subjects, this particular card stands out as a pinnacle of excellence. Its flawless condition and the iconic image it portrays make it a coveted piece among collectors and fans alike. Ernie Banks' impact on the game of baseball is undeniable, and this remarkable card serves as a tangible reminder of his remarkable career and enduring legacy.

1968 Topps #355 Ernie Banks – PSA GEM MT 10
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