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Phenomenal team photo picturing the Martinsburg, West Virginia Blue Sox of the Blue Ridge League.  The Martinsburg team produced just three major leaguers but one was pretty important: Hack Wilson, pictured here at the bottom row, far right.  Wilson projects pure confidence in the photo, in his first full professional season.  His prior season with Martinsburg, Wilson broke his leg sliding into home, but the following season he hit 30 home runs in just 84 games with the team.  He would go on to put together a stellar offensive career, including one of the greatest offensive seasons in history.  His baseball career, unfortunately, would eventually be disrupted by alcoholism.

The postcard itself is fantastic, grading GOOD 30 due to overall wear and soiling that is much heavier on the reverse.  The team image is excellent, Wilson's picture easily identifiable.  A stellar pre-rookie image of superstar Hack Wilson.

Incredible 1922 Martinsburg Blue Sox Team RPPC w/Hack Wilson (HOF Pre-Rookie) - Perhaps the Sole Surviving ExampleIncredible 1922 Martinsburg Blue Sox Team RPPC w/Hack Wilson (HOF Pre-Rookie) - Perhaps the Sole Surviving Example
Incredible 1922 Martinsburg Blue Sox Team RPPC w/Hack Wilson (HOF Pre-Rookie) - Perhaps the Sole Surviving Example
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Minimum Bid: $150
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,080
Number Bids: 22
Auction closed on Sunday, March 25, 2018.
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