1961 Topps Baseball Cards
The 1961 Topps baseball card set includes 587 standard size cards, which measure 2½" by 3½". The subsets for the 1961 Topps baseball cards are the league leaders (cards 41-50), World Series highlights (401-410), MVP's of the 1950's (471-486), and the Sporting News All-Stars (566-589). The 1961 Topps high number series, which is difficult to find, ranges from card number 523-589.
The key 1961 Topps rookie cards are Hall-of-Famer's #35 Ron Santo and #141 Billy Williams of the Cubs, and #417 Juan Marichal of the Giants. Rarely does one set have 2 HOF Rookie Cards from the same team.
By Dean Hanley