1939 Play Ball Almost Complete Set - Premier

Year 1939
Manufacturer Play Ball

EX - 5

This is a 1939 Play Ball Almost Complete Premier Set, which means that this set contains the highest grade of each card that we have available in our million card inventory.

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.

Purchased separately the cards in this set have a break-up value of $25,733.75.

This almost complete set contains 140 cards out of the possible 161 cards. This is not a complete set.
This set does not include the following cards: #25 George Selkirk , #42 Arndt Jorgens , #74 Cookie Lavagetto , #76 Goody Rosen , #86 Dolph Camilli , #118 Lynn Nelson , #123 Peaches Davis , #125 Cliff Melton , #132 Jim Brown , #145 Hugh Mulcahy , #146 Tom Sunkel , #147 Slick Coffman , #149 Max West , #152 Roy Weatherly , #153 Dizzy Trout , #155 James Outlaw , #156 Ray Berres , #158 Bud Thomas , #159 Red Evans , #160 Gene Moore , #161 Lonnie Frey

The cards ranked by Value:

  • 1939 Play Ball #92 Ted Williams : 4.5 - VG/EX+
  • 1939 Play Ball #26 Joe DiMaggio : 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #103 Moe Berg : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #88 Charlie Keller : 8 - NM/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #162 Whitey Moore : 5.5 - EX+
  • 1939 Play Ball #51 Mel Ott : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #143 Earl Averill : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #134 Tot Pressnell : 7 - NM
  • 1939 Play Ball #89 Lloyd Waner : 6 - EX/MT
  • 1939 Play Ball #56 Hank Greenberg : 4 - VG/EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #30 Bill Dickey : 5 - EX
  • 1939 Play Ball #50 Charlie Gehringer : 5 - EX

Set breakdown by grade:

Number of Cards in Set 140
Average Grade - Weighted by Value 5.17 - EX
Average Grade - Unweighted 5.00 - EX
Grade Breakdown
SGC 8 - NM/MT 2
7.5 - NM+ 1
PSA 7 - NM 5
PSA 6.5 - EX/MT+ 1
6 - EX/MT 15
PSA 6 - EX/MT 39
PSA 5.5 - EX+ 1
PSA 5 - EX 17
5 - EX 11
SGC 5 - EX 1
PSA 4.5 - VG/EX+ 1
4.5 - VG/EX+ 1
4 - VG/EX 19
PSA 4 - VG/EX 5
3 - VG 13
PSA 3 - VG 1
PSA 2.5 - GD+ 1
2 - GOOD 3
1.5 - FAIR 3
Price If Purchased Separately $25,733.75

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Serial Number
Item #4535763
Grade
5 - EX
Price
$25,220.00
$20,176.00 after 20% discount

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