1959 Topps Baseball Cards
The 1959 Topps baseball card set includes 572 standard size cards, which measure 2½" by 3½". The subsets for the 1959 Topps baseball cards are the rookie stars (116-146), Baseball Thrills (461-470), and the Sporting News All-Stars (551-572). The cards high number series (#507-572) has the lowest population of any series in the set. Cards #1 to #110 are slightly easier to find the high number series, but were also issued in smaller numbers, making #10 Mickey Mantle, the most expensive card in the 1959 Topps set.
The key rookie cards from this set include #338 George (Sparky) Anderson and #514 Bob Gibson.
By Dean Hanley