1949 Bowman - Master

Number of Required Items: 252
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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%8.96 9.88 09.88
2 The Tull Collection 100.00%8.95 9.84 09.84
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 98.41%8.08 8.14 08.03
5 Marshall Fogel 96.43%8.18 8.35 08.01
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Charles M Merkel 100.00%8.96 9.88 09.88
2 The Tull Collection 100.00%8.95 9.84 09.84
3 Mets-71 98.41%8.08 8.14 08.03
4 Marshall Fogel 96.43%8.18 8.35 08.01
5 bobsbbcards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%7.78 7.81 07.81
6 Ron Hobbs Family Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%7.77 7.80 07.80
7 Brian's 1949 Bowman Master Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00%7.31 7.35 07.35
8 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 87.70%8.16 8.31 06.40
9 gpease0878 96.83%6.53 6.54 06.19
10 JSteveC19 Click to view Set Images 85.32%7.20 7.20 05.83
11 Griffin's Click to Contact Owner 98.41%5.40 5.40 05.11
12 Swi's 1949 Bowman Set Click to Contact Owner 68.65%7.00 7.00 03.91
13 qualitycards 73.81%5.85 5.85 03.36
14 Steven-n-Anthony Click to Contact Owner 54.76%5.21 5.21 02.53
15 Peltz22 Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 44.84%6.96 6.96 02.34
16 neilhamms Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 39.68%6.48 6.48 01.75
17 Babethegreat755 23.02%6.56 6.56 01.70
18 Joseph J Lawlor Click to Contact Owner 31.75%7.97 7.97 01.66
19 spol85 19.05%4.40 4.40 00.91
20 nycgreg Click to view Set Images 13.10%7.60 7.60 00.81
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