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post Oct 30 2010, 10:27 AM
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"Every so often his name will come back to the surface because of the card."
By Anya Sostek, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


It seems unbelievable: A nun, of all people, is likely to come into a six-figure windfall auctioning off an exquisitely rare Honus Wagner baseball card.

But really, it's not much harder to swallow than the life of Wagner himself.

"Every so often his name will come back to the surface because of the card," said Dennis DeValeria of Ross, who wrote "Honus Wagner: A Biography" with his wife, Jeanne DeValeria, in 1996. "I love it because he's a guy who really deserves it."

A native of what is now Carnegie, Wagner is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players ever, tying Babe Ruth in voting for the inaugural class of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

The former Pirates shortstop also was a movie star, a coal miner and an aspiring politician, not to mention the owner of a chicken farm and a circus troupe.

The School Sisters of Notre Dame in Baltimore inherited this T206 Honus Wagner baseball card from a late nun's brother after he died earlier this year. About 60 of the Wagner cards, which were released in 1909, are believed to exist, the most famous of which sold for $2.8 million. The nuns' card is in poor condition but is still expected to fetch up to $200,000 at auction next month.

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Oct. 28, 2010

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post Oct 30 2010, 10:29 AM
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Now I know what the nun's did with the cards they took away from me in the 3rd grade. laugh.gif

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Hey I had already beat you to this one!! Like 3-4 days ago! tongue.gif


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