1949 Bowman - Master

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Current Finest Possible Set Rating: 10.383

Bowman's sophomore effort was an improvement over its '48 set both in increased player selection and the addition of color. This set also featured a strong group of debut cards, including Robin Roberts, Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Gil Hodges, Satchel Paige, Duke Snider, and Richie Ashburn - impressive! To read an in-depth article, click here.

Notes: This set is a work in progress. As new varieties are graded, they may be added to the set.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Charles M Merkel 100.00%8.98 9.89 09.89
2 The Tull Collection 100.00%8.95 9.83 09.83
3 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 100.00%8.94
Retired on 9/24/2013
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.944
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.944
9.82
09.82
4 Mets-71 98.81%8.09 8.13 08.05
5 Ron Hobbs Family Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%7.81 7.83 07.83
6 bobsbbcards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%7.78 7.80 07.80
7 Lt. Jim Filippello's 49 Master Set: Retired June 11, 2010 Click to view Set Images 100.00%7.74
Retired on 6/10/2010
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 7.737
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.737
7.77
07.77
8 Greg Gehman's 1949 Bowman Set 100.00%7.61
Retired on 5/26/2012
Rank 7
Weighted GPA 7.615
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.615
7.63
07.63
9 Brian's 1949 Bowman Master Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00%7.38 7.41 07.41
10 Neil's 1949 Bowman 7+-Master Set 98.02%7.48
Retired on 12/22/2009
Rank 6
Weighted GPA 7.479
% Complete 98.02%
Set Rating 7.226
7.53
07.27
11 The Steve Soloway Collection 99.21%7.10
Retired on 9/26/2011
Rank 11
Weighted GPA 7.096
% Complete 99.21%
Set Rating 7.045
7.10
07.05
12 gpease0878 98.41%6.86 6.87 06.69
13 JSteveC19 Click to view Set Images 92.86%7.27 7.28 06.62
14 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 89.29%8.21 8.37 06.57
15 Griffin's Click to Contact Owner 98.81%5.40 5.40 05.12
16 Bryan's Bowmans 97.62%5.16
Retired on 12/29/2005
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 5.162
% Complete 97.62%
Set Rating 4.988
5.16
04.99
17 Swi's 1949 Bowman Set Click to Contact Owner 68.65%7.00 7.00 03.91
18 theKelvinators49set 55.56%7.27 7.28 03.20
19 qualitycards 67.86%5.87 5.87 03.16
20 Steven-n-Anthony Click to Contact Owner 54.76%5.21 5.21 02.53
21 Peltz22 Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 46.43%7.01 7.01 02.41
22 AlanS 1949 Bowman - Master Click to Contact Owner 36.11%5.31 5.31 02.14
23 neilhamms Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 41.67%6.54 6.54 01.88
24 Joseph J Lawlor Click to Contact Owner 32.14%7.97 7.97 01.67
25 Senator 49 Bowman Master 15.48%5.91 5.91 01.02
26 Stan Lopata Fan Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 20.24%6.36 6.36 00.94
27 spol85 19.05%4.40 4.40 00.91
28 Matt's 49 Bowmans 21.03%4.90 4.90 00.68
29 nycgreg 2.78%7.33 7.33 00.20
30 jbrownell Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 0.79%6.22 6.22 00.10