Max Carey - 1915/16 M101-4 Sporting News

Max George Carey (1890-1976) was a superb fielding centerfielder, retiring with a .966 fielding percentage, and a master at stealing bases. In 1922, Carey stole 51 bases in 53 attempts. He led the National League in stolen bases ten times and stole 45 bases of more ten times. Carey’s National League record of 738 stolen bases stood until 1974 when Hall of Famer Lou Brock surpassed his total. After a less than successful managerial career with the Dodgers, Carey managed the Milwaukee Chicks and the Fort Wayne Daisies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League before retirement from baseball. Max Carey retired with 2,665 hits, 1,545 runs, 432 RBI and an impressive 738 stolen bases. The Veterans Committee elected Max George Carey to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1961.



Condition Census (Explain)

  • Max Carey
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Pos Grade Thumbnail Pedigree and History
1 NM-MT 8
2 NM 7
3 EX-MT 6
3 EX-MT 6
4 EX+ 5.5
5 EX 5
6 VG-EX 4

AUCTION PRICES REALIZED

Date Price Grade Lot # Auction House Auction/Seller Type Cert
04/25/2016 $763 7 181 SCP Auctions Spring Premier Auction 2016 Auction 05401802
09/10/2010 $462 6 152 Goodwin and Co. Auctions Masterpieces and Uncommon Commons XXIX Auction 03671644
04/19/2016 $204 5 276 Mile High Card Company May 2016 Auction Auction 17849757