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Mickey Mantle baseball card sells for record $5.2 million

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle baseball card. (Courtesy of PWCC Marketplace) A Mickey Mantle baseball card sold for an enormous price.Rob Gough, an entrepreneur and actor, bought the 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle for $5.2 million.

The card was graded by PSA as a Mint 9 and is one of only six PSA 9 1952 Mickey Mantle cards in the world."I've dreamt of owning a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle since I was a kid collecting cards," Gough said in a news release Thursday. "It's the Mona Lisa of sports cards and I've been searching for this high-graded example talking to industry experts, dealers, auction houses, friends and I'm ecstatic that I'm now the proud owner of this iconic card."The private deal was brokered through PWCC Marketplace — a website for those.

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