1956 Topps Baseball Pins
The 1956 Topps Baseball Pin Set contains 60 pins, and feature head shots of players set against colorful backgrounds. Many of images on the pins were the same as those used for the 1956 Topps Baseball cards. The pins sold for a nickel a piiece and measure 1 1/18" in diameter. The images of the players were printed directly on the pins, making the pins easy to scratch and very condition sensitive.
The 1956 Topps Baseball Pin set contained 11 Hall of Fame players, including Willie Mays, Ted Williams, and Hank Aaron. The set contains three short-printed pins: Chuck Diering, Hector Lopez, and Chuck Stobbs.
By Dean Hanley
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