1939 Play Ball Almost Complete Set

Year 1939
Manufacturer Play Ball

EX - 5

1939 Play Ball series cards were larger in size and featured clearer photographs than its predecessors, features which sparked increased interest in card collectors and subsequent growth in the industry as a whole.  The set consists of 161 total cards, each measuring 2 1/2" by 3 1/8" in size--larger than nearly any other tobacco card of the early 20th century.  

This 1939 set features the one and only depiction of a rookie Ted Williams.

This almost complete set contains no duplicate cards.  

This almost complete set contains 151 cards out of the possible 161 cards. This is not a complete set.
This set does not include the following cards: #7 Bobby Doerr , #16 Johnny Peacock , #22 Bucky Walters , #26 Joe DiMaggio , #36 Frank McCormick , #49 Ed Miller , #58 Louis Chiozza , #65 Harry Craft , #92 Ted Williams , #157 Don Padgett

The cards ranked by Value:

  • 1939 Play Ball #103 Moe Berg : PSA 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #56 Hank Greenberg : 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #51 Mel Ott : PSA 3 - VG
  • 1939 Play Ball #134 Tot Pressnell : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #133 Lynn Myers : PSA 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #143 Earl Averill : PSA 5 - EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #30 Bill Dickey : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #155 James Outlaw : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #53 Carl Hubbell : PSA 5 - EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #130 Bill Brubaker : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #154 Johnny Hudson : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #138 George Case : PSA 4 - VG/EX

Set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 151
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 4.93 - EX
Average Grade - Unweighted 4.56 - VG/EX+
Grade Breakdown
PSA 7.5 - NM+ 1
PSA 7 - NM 5
7 - NM 1
6 - EX/MT 10
PSA 6 - EX/MT 19
PSA 5.5 - EX+ 2
SGC 5.5 - EX+ 1
5.5 - EX+ 1
PSA 5 - EX 10
5 - EX 18
SGC 5 - EX 2
4.5 - VG/EX+ 8
PSA 4.5 - VG/EX+ 2
PSA 4 - VG/EX 11
4 - VG/EX 23
3.5 - VG+ 1
SGC 3.5 - VG+ 1
PSA 3 - VG 10
3 - VG 24
PSA 2.5 - GD+ 1

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Serial Number
Item #5760439
Grade
5 - EX
Price
$22,270.00
$17,816.00 after 20% discount

VG/EX - 4

1939 Play Ball series cards were larger in size and featured clearer photographs than its predecessors, features which sparked increased interest in card collectors and subsequent growth in the industry as a whole.  The set consists of 161 total cards, each measuring 2 1/2" by 3 1/8" in size--larger than nearly any other tobacco card of the early 20th century.  

This 1939 set features the one and only depiction of a rookie Ted Williams.

This almost complete set contains no duplicate cards.  

This almost complete set contains 159 cards out of the possible 161 cards. This is not a complete set.
This set does not include the following cards: #7 Bobby Doerr , #92 Ted Williams

The cards ranked by Value:

  • 1939 Play Ball #26 Joe DiMaggio : SGC 2 - GOOD
  • 1939 Play Ball #103 Moe Berg : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #56 Hank Greenberg : 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #51 Mel Ott : PSA 3 - VG
  • 1939 Play Ball #134 Tot Pressnell : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #133 Lynn Myers : PSA 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #155 James Outlaw : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #130 Bill Brubaker : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #154 Johnny Hudson : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #143 Earl Averill : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #138 George Case : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #136 Roy Bell : PSA 7.5 - NM+

Set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 159
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 4.02 - VG/EX
Average Grade - Unweighted 3.79 - VG/EX
Grade Breakdown
PSA 7.5 - NM+ 1
PSA 7 - NM 5
PSA 6 - EX/MT 9
6 - EX/MT 4
PSA 5 - EX 5
5 - EX 7
SGC 5 - EX 2
4.5 - VG/EX+ 3
PSA 4.5 - VG/EX+ 1
4 - VG/EX 31
PSA 4 - VG/EX 13
3.5 - VG+ 1
PSA 3.5 - VG+ 1
PSA 3 - VG 11
3 - VG 48
PSA 2.5 - GD+ 2
2 - GOOD 13
SGC 2 - GOOD 1
1.5 - FAIR 1

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Serial Number
Item #4788946
Grade
4 - VG/EX
Price
$21,680.00
$17,344.00 after 20% discount

VG+ - 3.5

1939 Play Ball series cards were larger in size and featured clearer photographs than its predecessors, features which sparked increased interest in card collectors and subsequent growth in the industry as a whole.  The set consists of 161 total cards, each measuring 2 1/2" by 3 1/8" in size--larger than nearly any other tobacco card of the early 20th century.  

This 1939 set features the one and only depiction of a rookie Ted Williams.

This almost complete set contains no duplicate cards.  

This almost complete set contains 155 cards out of the possible 161 cards. This is not a complete set.
This set does not include the following cards: #7 Bobby Doerr , #92 Ted Williams , #124 Jumbo Brown , #134 Tot Pressnell , #136 Roy Bell , #141 Pete Coscarart

The cards ranked by Value:

  • 1939 Play Ball #26 Joe DiMaggio : SGC 2 - GOOD
  • 1939 Play Ball #103 Moe Berg : PSA 3 - VG
  • 1939 Play Ball #56 Hank Greenberg : 2 - GOOD
  • 1939 Play Ball #51 Mel Ott : PSA 3 - VG
  • 1939 Play Ball #155 James Outlaw : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #133 Lynn Myers : PSA 5 - EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #130 Bill Brubaker : PSA 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #154 Johnny Hudson : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #143 Earl Averill : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #138 George Case : PSA 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #123 Peaches Davis : PSA 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #135 Mickey Owen : PSA 4 - VG/EX

Set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 155
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 3.51 - VG+
Average Grade - Unweighted 3.34 - VG+
Grade Breakdown
PSA 7 - NM 2
PSA 6 - EX/MT 6
6 - EX/MT 2
PSA 5 - EX 5
5 - EX 3
SGC 5 - EX 2
4.5 - VG/EX+ 3
PSA 4.5 - VG/EX+ 1
PSA 4 - VG/EX 10
4 - VG/EX 11
3.5 - VG+ 1
PSA 3.5 - VG+ 2
3 - VG 66
PSA 3 - VG 14
PSA 2.5 - GD+ 2
2 - GOOD 21
SGC 2 - GOOD 1
1.5 - FAIR 3

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Serial Number
Item #5495501
Grade
3.5 - VG+
Price
$18,660.00
$14,928.00 after 20% discount

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