1962 Topps San Francisco Giants Near Team Set

Year 1962
Manufacturer Topps
Team Giants

VG/EX - 4

This is a 1962 Topps San Francisco Giants Near Team Set. The 1962 season ended with the Giants & Dodgers each with 101 wins. The Giants beat the Dodgers in a 3 game playoff series and then took the Yankees to seven games in the World Series before losing when Willie McCovey's potential game winning liner was caught for the final out. 

We design the Near Complete Team Sets using the majority of cards for that team and leaving out the costly cards. While we will occasionally omit some expensive super-star rookie cards, most of the removed cards are the expensive high numbers, short-prints, and multi-player rookie cards, which add little benefit to the team set collector. The other cards can then be added, from our inventory of over a million cards, as your budget allows. 

The 1962 San Francisco Giants were loaded with talent.  The Giants roster included five future Hall-of-Fame players.  The Giants finished the season with 101 wins and tied with the Dodgers for first place.  They defeated the Dodgers in a best of three playoff and then lost the World Series to the Yankees.

This team set does not include the following high number short printed cards which would greatly increase the set price -- these cards can be purchased separately on our site: 1962 - 538 Jack Sanford 1962 - 544 Willie McCovey 1962 - 565 Jose Pagan 1962 - 578 Jim Duffalo.


The High Dollar Cards in this set include:

  • 1962 Topps #401 - Roger Maris / Orlando Cepeda Homer Kings: 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #578 Jim Duffalo : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1962 Topps #505 Juan Marichal : 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #54 - Orlando Cepeda / Willie Mays / Frank Robinson NL HR Leaders: 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #40 Orlando Cepeda : 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #480 Harvey Kuenn : 4 - VG/EX
  • 1962 Topps #390 - Orlando Cepeda All-Star: 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #226 Giants Team: 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #459 Ed Bailey : 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #33 Don Larsen : 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #319 - Mike McCormick Shows His Stuff: 3 - VG
  • 1962 Topps #133 NRM Felipe Alou : 3 - VG

Below is the set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 26
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 3.76 - VG/EX
Average Grade - Unweighted 3.19 - VG
Grade Breakdown
6 - EX/MT 1
4 - VG/EX 2
3 - VG 23

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Serial Number
Item #1988478
Grade
4.00
Price
$83.50
$79.33 after 5% discount

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