1959 Topps Baseball Complete Set 3 - VG
The 1959 Topps set includes 572 cards. The front of each card features a bust shot of the player contained within a colored circle. Each card also includes the player's name, a facsimile of the player's signature, his position, team, and the team's logo. The back of each card features the players' statistical history and biographical information.
The 1959 set includes a sub series of cards (#461-#470) featuring memorable plays including the famous Mays catch during the 1954 World Series, Mickey Mantles 461 foot home run, Stan Musial 3000th hit and many others. The high number series (#507-#572), which is very difficult to find, includes the Sporting News All-Star cards for 1958.
Rookie cards for this year include: Sparky Anderson, Bob Gibson, Felipe Alou, Norm Cash, and Bill White.
This set is loaded with hall of famers including: Frick, Mantle, Snider, Fox, Mays, Bunning, Musial, Slaughter, Koufax, Berra, Maris, Wynn, Ashburn, Aparicio, Sparky Anderson, Wilhelm, Banks, Roberts, Kaline, Aaron, Drysdale, Cepeda, Ford, F. Robinson, B. Robinson, Mathews, Clemente, Gibson, Killebrew, and Campanella.
Purchased separately the cards in this set have a break-up value of $2,922.05.
The High Dollar Cards in this set include:
- 1959 Topps #10 Mickey Mantle: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #514 Bob Gibson: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #564 All-Star - Mickey Mantle: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #50 Willie Mays: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #180 Yogi Berra: 4 - VG/EX
- 1959 Topps #163 Sandy Koufax: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #202 Roger Maris: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #461 Mantle Hits 42nd Homer for Crown - Mickey Mantle: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #380 Hank Aaron: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #550 Symbol of Courage - Roy Campanella: 3 - VG
- 1959 Topps #478 Roberto Clemente: 2 - GOOD
- 1959 Topps #561 All-Star - Hank Aaron: 3 - VG
Below is the set breakdown by grade:
|Number of Cards in Set||572|
|Average Grade - Weighted by Value||2.94 - VG|
|Average Grade - Unweighted||2.66 - GD+|
|5 - EX||33|
|4 - VG/EX||6|
|3 - VG||268|
|2.5 - GD+||4|
|2 - GOOD||251|
|1.5 - FAIR||10|
|Price If Purchased Separately||$2,922.05|
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