1964 Topps Baseball Near Set (547/587) 
Lot Number 178
 
Quantity: Bid Started: 02/21/2007 10:00:00 
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Presented is a mostly mid-grade 1964 Topps Baseball near set. Missing only 40 cards for completion, this grouping features virtually every major star except #50 Mantle, with nearly all cards falling in the VG to EX-MT range. This, like many other sets of the time period, feature much nicer condition commons due to the excessive handling of the big named players' cards. The key cards grade as follows: #125 Rose (VG-EX), #150 Mays (VG), #200 Koufax (VG-EX), #210 Yastrzemski (EX), #300 Aaron (EX), #306 Mays/Cepeda (EX-MT), #331 AL Bombers (EX-MT), #423 Aaron/Mays (VG), #440 Clemente (VG-EX) and #541 P. Niekro RC (EX). A composite breakdown for the balance of the set is as follows: 55% EX to EX-MT, 30% VG-EX and 15% VG or lesser. For a complete listing of the key cards, their grades and missing cards, please visit our website.

The key cards grade as follows: #21 Yogi Berra (VG-EX), #55 Ernie Banks (EX), #125 Pete Rose (VG-EX), #146 Tommy John RC (VG), #150 Willie Mays (VG), #155 Duke Snider (VG-EX), #167 Lou Pinella RC (VG-EX), #200 Sandy Koufax (VG-EX), #210 Carl Yastrzemski (EX), #225 Roger Maris (VG), #230 Brooks Robinson (EX), #243 Richie Allen RC (VG-EX), #244 Tony LaRussa RC (EX-MT), #250 Al Kaline (VG-EX), #260 Frank Robinson (VG), #287 Tony Conigliaro RC (EX), #300 Hank Aaron (EX), #306 Mays/Cepeda (EX-MT), #331 AL Bombers (EX-MT), #342 Willie Stargell (VG-EX), #380 Whitey Ford (EX), #400 Warren Spahn (EX), #423 Aaron/Mays (VG), #433 Yankees Team Card (VG-EX), #440 Roberto Clemente (VG-EX), #460 Bob Gibson (VG), #540 Luis Aparicio (VG), #541 Phil Niekro RC (EX), #543 Bob Uecker (VG), and #570 Bill Mazeroski (EX).

The 40 cards needed to complete this set are: #'s: 8 (Yaz/Kaline LL), 12, 28, 29 (Brock), 50 (Mantle), 51, 79, 80, 116 (Oliva), 138-141, 153, 159, 169, 186, 207, 274, 314, 335, 371, 373, 379, 383, 408, 455, 468 (Perry), 471, 478, 480, 481, 487, 513, 517 (checklist), 519, 521, 522, 550 (Hubbs) and 558. 
 
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