1973 Topps Chicago Cubs Near Team Set

Year 1973
Manufacturer Topps
Team Cubs

EX - 5

This is a 1973 Topps Chicago Cubs Near Team Set. 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 1973 Topps cards not in this Partial Team Set are the higher-priced multi-team rookie cards. They were omitted in order to keep the cost down. The 1973 Topps was the first set to feature all of multi-player rookie cards by their positions, rather than their respective teams. Topps also waited until 7th Series to issue this cards, making them expensive, as well as ugly. For these reasons, the 1973 Topps multi-player rookie cards are not considered part of 1973 Topps Team Set. We feel that they do not offer enough value to team sets to offset the added cost. The 1973 multi-team rookie cards can be purchased individually on our site.

The High Dollar Cards in this set include:

  • 1973 Topps #180 Fergie Jenkins : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1973 Topps #565 Jim Hickman : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1973 Topps #645 Bob Locker : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1973 Topps #580 Joe Pepitone : 5 - EX
  • 1973 Topps #464 Cubs Team: 3 - VG
  • 1973 Topps #552 J.C. Martin : 5 - EX
  • 1973 Topps #440 Glenn Beckert : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1973 Topps #367 Burt Hooton : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1973 Topps #309 Paul Popovich : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1973 Topps #527 Dan McGinn : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1973 Topps #115 Ron Santo : 5 - EX
  • 1973 Topps #414 Ken Rudolph : 6 - EX/MT

Below is the set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 26
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 5.07 - EX
Average Grade - Unweighted 4.85 - EX
Grade Breakdown
6 - EX/MT 10
5 - EX 8
4 - VG/EX 2
3 - VG 6

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Serial Number
Item #2949134
Grade
5 - EX
Price
$33.50

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