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This print started out as a baseball card more than twenty years ago. Every aspect of it is designed to preserve the original look and feel of the card, from the printing pattern to the slightly worn edges. In fact, this print started by finding the actual card in our vault and then painstakingly re-mastering it with a team of designers. The authenticity extends to manufacturing; each print is made on high-quality, cotton fine art paper that measures 1/64 inches in thickness. Framed prints feature 2-inch flat wood or metallic frames with high-end, glare-resistant glass. And all prints are officially licensed by MLB and the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
This card was released in 1983 and lists Ryne Sandberg as “3rd Base.” That was true in 1982 when Ryne began his rookie season with the Cubs – he played 133 games at third base and 24 games at second base. True in 1983? Not really. In 1983 the Cubs acquired Ron Cey and moved Sandberg to second base. He started 157 games, committing 13 errors, and winning the Gold Glove at that position, becoming the first Cub to win a Gold Glove since Don Kessinger in 1970. Sometimes cards don’t always tell the truth.
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