1965 Topps Baseball Near Set (564/598) 
Lot Number 920
 
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Presented is a mostly mid-grade 1965 Topps Baseball near set. Missing only 34 cards for completion, this grouping features virtually every major star except #250 Mays, 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: #134 Mantle WS (EX-MT o/c), #155 Maris (EX), #160 Clemente (VG-EX/EX), #170 Aaron (EX o/c), #207 Rose (VG), #300 Koufax (VG), #350 Mantle (VG), #385 Yastrzemski (EX-MT), #477 Carlton RC (VG-EX), #510 Banks (VG-EX), #526 Hunter RC (EX) and #581 Perez RC (EX). A composite breakdown for the balance of the set is: (#s 1-522) 40% EX to EX-MT, 35% VG-EX and 25% VG or lesser; (#s 523-598) 45% EX to EX-MT, 30% VG-EX and 25% VG. For a more complete listing of the key cards, their grades and missing cards from this set, please visit our website.

The key cards in this set grade as follows: #3 Mantle/Killebrew LL (VG), #5 Mantle/Killebrew/Brooks LL (VG), #16 Joe Morgan RC (VG-EX), #120 Frank Robinson (EX o/c), #130 Al Kaline (EX o/c), #134 Mickey Mantle WS (EX-MT o/c), #150 Brooks Robinson (EX o/c), #155 Roger Maris (EX), #160 Roberto Clemente (VG-EX/EX), #170 Hank Aaron (EX o/c), #205 Warren Spahn (VG-EX), #207 Pete Rose (VG), #282 Masanori Murakami RC (EX), #300 Sandy Koufax (VG), #320 Bob Gibson (VG-EX), #330 Whitey Ford (EX), #350 Mickey Mantle (VG), #385 Carl Yastrzemski (EX-MT), #400 Harmon Killebrew (VG-EX), #460 Richie Allen (VG), #470 Yogi Berra (VG-EX), #477 Steve Carlton RC (VG-EX), #500 Eddie Mathews (VG), #510 Ernie Banks (VG-EX), #513 Yankees Team (EX-MT), #519 Bob Uecker (EX), #526 Jim Hunter RC (EX), #533 Tug McGraw (EX), #540 Lou Brock SP (VG-EX), #550 Mel Stottlemyre (VG), #551 Mets Team Card (EX o/c), # and #581 Tony Perez RC (EX).

The missing cards are #s: 9, 33, 38, 49, 79, 95, 104, 108, 189, 206, 211, 250 (Mays), 261, 284, 315, 316, 361, 373, 397, 399, 406, 410 (Aparicio), 419, 422, 446, 452, 461 (P. Niekro), 474, 482, 508, 556 (Schoendienst), 576, 589 and 597. 
 
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