Lot # 20: 1945-46 Caramelo Deportivo #35 Silvio Garcia - Negro Leaguer

Category: Cards: Cuban

Starting Bid: $15.00

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Item was in Auction "Auction #31",
which ran from 6/16/2022 4:00 PM to
6/25/2022 10:35 PM

1945-46 Caramelo Deportivo #35 featuring Negro Leaguer Silvio Garcia, who played in the Negro Leagues with the New York Cubans. Branch Rickey considered Silvio Garcia as a one of the potential players to integrate the Major Leagues until he asked Silvio how he would respond if someone made a racial slur to him. His response was, "I kill him."  Card was issued in Cuba.

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