Spring 2020 Premier Auction - Closes April 11
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Extremely rare PCL issue featuring members of the Sacramento Solons.  Each black and white photo features an action shot of one of 20 players.  While it is still uncertain, it is thought that "Big Eater" was some sort of candy.

Outfielder Jimmy Lewis played eight minor league seasons, most of which were spent in the PCL and NWL.  He was a light hitter, topping out in 1912 and 13 with batting averages under .290 and home run totals of 10 and 12, respectively.  This card, graded AUTH by SGC has a heavy crease across the center, likely deep enough to create a tear that has been repaired with clear tape on the reverse (hence the grade).  Still, the "Big Eater" issue is extremely rare, with even lower-grade examples reaching into four-figure territory.  An outstanding and quite rare PCL card.


1911 Big Eater Sacramento Solons Jimmy Lewis - SGC A1911 Big Eater Sacramento Solons Jimmy Lewis - SGC A
1911 Big Eater Sacramento Solons Jimmy Lewis - SGC A
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $150
Final prices include buyers premium.: $660
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Sunday, April 12, 2020.
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