1986 Fleer Michael Jordan #57 PSA Gem Mint 10. The seeds that began to bloom for the game of basketball were planted in the late 1970's with the college rivalry between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. Their on and off-court persona helped bring the game to the public eye taking the sports to heights of popularity not seen in the games 100-year history. Around the same time a young man named Jordan was playing for North Carolina. His years in Chicago turned a team averaging 31 wins a season (1981-85) into an unstoppable powerhouse that earned six World Championships in eight seasons averaging 61 wins a season! His story has been brought to a new generation thanks to the docu-series "The Last Dance" making his most passionate fans an owner of the last bid. Presented is one of the most sought-after modern cards of any sport, and arguably one of the most popular cards of all-time - the rookie card of Michael Jordan. A remarkably-fresh example with impeccable centering and superb color. The bold, perfectly focused image of Jordan radiates through a pristine layer of uninterrupted gloss. Graded PSA Gem Mint 10. Four perfect and apparently never-touched edges culminate at sharp corners. This is the most important rookie card in the hobby at a grade worthy of the man who made people not just believe they could play basketball like Mike but believe they could fly. Of the over 19,000 examples that have been graded by PSA, gems rank among the top 1.6%.
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