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Harry Heilmann
(b. August 3, 1894 - d. July 9, 1951)
In the four seasons that Harry Heilmann won the AL batting crown, his lowest average was .393. Inducted in 1952 he batted over .300 in 12 seasons and hit an amazing .403 in 1923. Playing mostly for Detroit, the slow-footed outfielder (nicknamed "Slug") wielded a line-drive bat that resulted in 2.660 hits, including 542 doubles, for a .342 batting average.
Inducted in 1952
1927 Honey Boy Harry Heilmann #15 SGC 60 EX
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Comments: In May of 2000, I purchased a group of 1960 Fleer PSA 8s from Vintage Sports Investments via their website - G. Alexander, H. Heilmann, H. Jennings, H. Newhouser, W. Hoyt and E. Collins. They were temporary placeholders until I found a contemporary portrait card issued during their careers. In Sept, 2006 I replaced the tribute card with this beautiful Honey Boy purchased in a private sale from another hobbyist. I have not seen another one offered in comparable or better condition since. Currently, the spectacular example above is still the highest graded copy in existence - graded EX by SGC.
Card Details Below:  
Year(s): 1927
ACC Set Designation:
Set Name: Honey Boy
Country: Canada
Description: The date of issue for this rare Canadian issue is conjectural. These black-and-white 1-5/8" X 2-3/8" cards were issued by the Purity Ice Cream Company in Canada and were redeemable as a set of 21 for a brick of "Delicious Honey Boy Ice Cream". Besides the major leaguers in the set, there are also cards of other players, perhaps local semi-pros. The major leaguers are not identified by team, nor do their photos have team insignias present. When redeemed, cards were punch-cancelled.