1968 Topps Baseball Near Set (576/598) 
Lot Number 195
 
Quantity: Bid Started: 02/21/2007 10:00:00 
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Presented is a solid mid to high grade 1968 Topps Baseball near set. Missing just 22 commons for completion, this attractive conditioned grouping features very few cards with creases and an overall grade in the EX to NM range with some better and a few lesser. The key cards include: #1 Clemente/Alou LL (EX-MT), #50 Mays (NM), #80 Carew (EX-MT), #100 Gibson (EX-MT o/c), #110 Aaron (GD), #150 Clemente (EX), #177 Ryan RC (EX-MT), #230 Rose (EX-MT), #240 Kaline (EX-MT), #247 Bench RC (EX-MT o/c), #250 Yastrzemski (EX-MT), #280 Mantle (EX), #330 Maris (NM), #355 Banks (EX-MT), #490 Super Stars/Mantle, Mays (NM o/c), #528 Tigers Team (VG-EX) and #575 Palmer (EX). The balance of the near set grades: 20% NM or better, 40% EX-MT and 40% EX or lesser with virtually none below VG. For a more complete listing of the key cards, their grades and the missing cards, please visit our website.

The key cards grade as follows: #1 Clemente/Alou LL (EX-MT), #3 Clemente/Aaron LL (EX-MT), #20 Brooks Robinson (EX-MT), #45 Tom Seaver (EX-MT o/c), #50 Willie Mays (NM), #58 Eddie Mathews (EX), #80 Rod Carew (EX-MT), #100 Bob Gibson (EX-MT o/c), #110 Hank Aaron (GD), #150 Roberto Clemente (EX), #177 Nolan Ryan RC (EX-MT), #230 Pete Rose (EX-MT), #240 Al Kaline (EX-MT), #247 Johnny Bench RC (EX-MT o/c), #250 Carl Yastrzemski (EX-MT), #280 Mickey Mantle (EX), #330 Roger Maris (NM), #355 Ernie Banks (EX-MT), #370 Hank Aaron AS (NM), #374 Roberto Clemente AS (NM o/c), #408 Steve Carlton (VG-EX), #480 Managersí Dream/Clemente (VG-EX), #490 Super Stars/Mantle, Mays (NM o/c), #500 Frank Robinson (EX-MT o/c), #520 Lou Brock (EX), #528 Tigers Team (VG-EX), #530 Bird Belters/Robinsons (EX-MT o/c) and #575 Jim Palmer (EX).

The missing cards from this set are #s: 114, 134, 136, 148, 151 (Brock WS), 157, 159, 194, 196, 303, 316, 321, 323, 336, 338, 339, 342, 358, 359, 366, 367 and 493. 
 
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