Perez-Steele Jesse Burkett Limited Edition Postcard

SKU: 490013

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$5.00
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Pulbished by the Perez-Steele Art Galleries from 1980 through 2002, the Perez-Steele Hall of Fame Art Postcard Series has long been a favorite with collectors. Based on the original artwork of Dick Perez, each limited edition postcard features a water-color portrait of a Hall of Famer overlaid with an action image illustration.  The card backs feature a standard postcard layout with the Hall of Famer's year of Induction and basic career stats. Each card was printed in a limited quantity of 10,000 and includes a protective sleeve. 

  • Full-color collectible postcard features the artwork of Dick Perez 
  • Measures 3.5" x 5.5" 
  • Limited edition of 10,000
Player Bio
Player Bio
Player Biography Nicknamed “Crab” due to his sometimes cantankerous demeanor, Jesse Burkett compiled a .338 lifetime average, topping the .400 mark in 1895 and 1896. In nine consecutive years (1893-1901), he never batted below .341. Playing in more than 2,000 games during a career that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries, Burkett had 200 or more hits in six different seasons, totaling 2,850, second only to Cap Anson during that era. An adept bunter, he claimed he could have bunted for a .400 average following the rules of 19th century baseball.
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