1953 Topps

Number of Required Items : 274

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 09.089

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A set with many avid fans, whether it be for the painted player pictures, or for the challenge of assembling this issue in high grade without any color border chipping. Despite having to compete with the Bowman masterpiece of that year, this Topps effort is solid, aided by some keys not included in their competitor's set: Jackie Robinson, Satchel Paige, and Willie Mays. To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Charles Merkel 100.00% 8.94 08.94
2 Anthony Fioto 100.00%
Retired on 9/25/2009
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 8.658
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.658
8.66
08.66
3 The Tull Collection 100.00% 8.59 08.59
4 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 100.00%
Retired on 10/1/2013
Rank 3
Weighted GPA 8.471
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.471
8.47
08.47
5 The Duke of Mint 1953 Topps Baseball Cards 100.00%
Retired on 3/27/2014
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 8.413
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.413
8.41
08.41
6 Marshall Fogel Click to view Set Images 100.00% 8.29 08.29
7 pacifica Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.17 08.17
8 palacejester Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.02 08.02
9 Phil Minard's - 1953 Topps Set 100.00%
Retired on 1/23/2013
Rank 7
Weighted GPA 8.017
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.017
8.02
08.02
10 Gary & Katie Hughes Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.01 08.01
11 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.01 08.01
12 JAAG 13 100.00% 8.00 08.00
13 The 53 Kid Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.92 07.92
14 Kurt's 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 99.27% 7.87 07.76
15 The Stoneback Collection 95.62% 8.02 07.71
16 JPezl Classic Set 100.00%
Retired on 5/26/2005
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 7.705
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.705
7.70
07.70
17 Ron Hobbs Family Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.64 07.64
18 Jim"s 1953 Topps Set 100.00% 7.63 07.63
19 The Steve Soloway Collection 99.64%
Retired on 8/11/2011
Rank 14
Weighted GPA 7.620
% Complete 99.64%
Set Rating 7.586
7.62
07.59
20 chrisandfaith 100.00% 7.45 07.45
21 David Suraci-1953Topps Click to view Set Images 100.00%
Retired on 10/12/2006
Rank 10
Weighted GPA 7.339
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.339
7.34
07.34
22 Stan Lopata Fan Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.23 07.23
23 Joe N's. '53 Collection Click to view Set Images 100.00%
Retired on 11/18/2008
Rank 14
Weighted GPA 7.224
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.224
7.22
07.22
24 bobsbbcards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.14 07.14
25 Drlads' Fine '53 Topps Set 100.00%
Retired on 5/27/2009
Rank 17
Weighted GPA 7.136
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.136
7.14
07.14
26 Jimmy's '53 Topps Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.12 07.12
27 Mets-71 92.34% 8.03 07.06
28 ajg Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.00 07.00
28 BL's 1953 Topps set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.00 07.00
28 Sppot Baseball Sets 100.00% 7.00 07.00
31 53 Looking 4 Cards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 98.91% 7.00 06.93
32 Badgerboy's Beauties Click to Contact Owner 99.64% 6.99 06.88
33 scottscards 95.99%
Retired on 5/12/2009
Rank 19
Weighted GPA 7.692
% Complete 95.99%
Set Rating 6.876
7.69
06.88
34 Cucurullo_1953 Click to Contact Owner 93.43% 7.76 06.82
35 Dave Cryer's 1953 Topps 100.00%
Retired on 3/19/2007
Rank 16
Weighted GPA 6.762
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.762
6.76
06.76
36 Kev's PSA 1953 Topps Baseball Set 100.00%
Retired on 9/5/2006
Rank 14
Weighted GPA 6.727
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.727
6.73
06.73
37 Legendary Auctions 100.00%
Retired on 3/22/2010
Rank 26
Weighted GPA 6.570
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.570
6.57
06.57
38 Bronx Mike's 53 Set 100.00% 6.48 06.48
39 Boyds Toys 1953 topps Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.46 06.46
40 BL's 1953 Topps set #2 Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.42 06.42
41 Jim's 53 Topps beauties Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 89.05% 7.45 06.39
42 Golfmyrtle 53's Click to Contact Owner 99.64% 6.41 06.32
43 ponychaser 87.96% 7.58 06.31
44 Staley's Favorites ! 100.00%
Retired on 9/17/2009
Rank 27
Weighted GPA 6.227
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.227
6.23
06.23
45 MavFanIngle Click to Contact Owner 81.39% 7.72 06.22
46 rosie's 53T's 100.00% 6.20 06.20
47 diemaker55 100.00%
Retired on 3/12/2014
Rank 45
Weighted GPA 6.186
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.186
6.19
06.19
48 Memorylaneinc 99.27%
Retired on 2/6/2014
Rank 46
Weighted GPA 6.126
% Complete 99.27%
Set Rating 6.108
6.13
06.11
49 MrLax's Vintage Sets Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.10 06.10
50 genf 100.00% 6.09 06.09
51 JRM 1953 Topps BB 100.00%
Retired on 10/23/2010
Rank 32
Weighted GPA 6.087
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.087
6.09
06.09
52 Harley Charlie's 53's Baby! 99.27%
Retired on 6/1/2010
Rank 31
Weighted GPA 6.167
% Complete 99.27%
Set Rating 6.077
6.17
06.08
53 Tom's Dream Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.05 06.05
54 BL's 1953 Topps set #3 Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.02 06.02
55 Adams Family 1953 Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.00 06.00
56 Shoeless Joe's 1953 Topps 98.91%
Retired on 3/18/2007
Rank 25
Weighted GPA 6.123
% Complete 98.91%
Set Rating 5.945
6.12
05.94
57 gmRyan Click to view Set Images 97.81%
Retired on 11/22/2006
Rank 24
Weighted GPA 6.006
% Complete 97.81%
Set Rating 5.849
6.01
05.85
58 Paul Phillips 1953 Topps 99.64% 5.72 05.64
59 Willie Kresback 97.45%
Retired on 12/17/2001
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 5.792
% Complete 97.45%
Set Rating 5.624
5.79
05.62
60 The RCF Collection 98.91% 5.73 05.62
61 jayandbutton Click to Contact Owner 98.18% 5.79 05.59
62 dbwjr's fifty threes 97.81%
Retired on 12/9/2009
Rank 39
Weighted GPA 5.664
% Complete 97.81%
Set Rating 5.565
5.66
05.57
63 Van Ryne's PSA 6 Set 92.70%
Retired on 5/29/2004
Rank 9
Weighted GPA 6.000
% Complete 92.70%
Set Rating 5.529
6.00
05.53
64 Topps best looking set! Click to Contact Owner 91.97% 6.18 05.39
65 allenmnj 87.59% 6.06 05.39
66 HGOPL 100.00%
Retired on 6/9/2012
Rank 51
Weighted GPA 5.331
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 5.331
5.33
05.33
67 jbaker4422 Click to Contact Owner 91.97% 5.79 05.10
68 sportsamerica Click to Contact Owner 98.91% 5.28 05.08
69 Southpaw's 53's Click to Contact Owner 74.45% 6.77 04.86
70 Mike's Favorite / 1st Graded Set Click to Contact Owner 99.27% 5.00 04.85
71 Phil Mangano Click to Contact Owner 74.09% 8.02 04.72
72 wilsonjc08 89.78% 5.60 04.65
73 The KC Jones Collection 68.61% 7.35 04.63
74 Bob's 53 Topps 70.80% 6.08 04.59
75 Nick & Brennan's 1953 Topps Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 4.43 04.43
76 KentW Click to Contact Owner 70.07% 7.52 04.33
77 Daves 1953 Topps Set 94.16%
Retired on 12/15/2008
Rank 38
Weighted GPA 4.526
% Complete 94.16%
Set Rating 4.263
4.53
04.26
78 Swino Click to Contact Owner 74.45% 6.23 04.25
79 Russ's 1953 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 66.06% 6.10 04.03
80 Cardboard Kid Click to Contact Owner 62.77% 8.00 03.99
81 1953 Topps - Rick & Alan Heckler - Our #1 Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 61.31% 7.67 03.59
82 acowa - 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 37.23% 7.15 03.56
83 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 40.88% 8.03 03.30
84 Sully 98.54% 3.31 03.28
85 1953 Topps - Rick and Alan's #2 set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 70.44% 5.82 03.28
86 mattyyy2002 50.73% 5.58 03.27
87 Bobcat's 1953 Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 52.55% 7.21 03.05
88 Snider5 Click to Contact Owner 72.99% 4.55 02.97
89 10rmdoka Click to Contact Owner 52.92% 4.14 02.93
90 fbbt73 55.11% 5.94 02.67
91 Tom's 1953 Topps PSA-7+ Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 55.11% 7.01 02.49
92 chas3w 36.13% 5.58 02.21
93 Pvballcards 61.31% 4.61 02.05
94 The May Collection 1953T Click to Contact Owner 33.58% 8.00 01.91
95 Mims Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 32.12% 7.62 01.83
96 Tom's 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact Owner 47.08% 4.64 01.79
97 Rick and Alan's #3 - 1953's Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 42.70% 5.87 01.71
98 KG 53 Topps II 29.56% 6.96 01.69
99 Gordo 1953 Topps Set 37.23% 4.96 01.67
100 Bob's 1953 Topps Baseball 38.69% 5.45 01.55
101 Andoga's World of 1953 48.18% 5.72 01.55
102 The Intrieri Collection - 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 29.93% 5.60 01.54
103 Steves Classics Click to Contact Owner 24.45% 5.09 01.53
104 1969cubfan 11.31% 5.32 01.48
105 707 Sportscards - LTD - 1953 Topps Red + Black Corners Click to Contact Owner 28.83% 4.83 01.42
106 jamesp1077 28.47% 5.57 01.40
107 Gary's 53's 35.04% 5.37 01.38
108 kroprs Click to Contact Owner 26.64% 4.14 01.37
109 The 53 Special Click to view Set Images 27.37% 6.33 01.32
110 TPC Collection Click to Contact Owner 12.77% 6.96 01.32
111 PACole's 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact Owner 25.55% 4.89 01.31
112 HardEight2013 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 21.90% 5.57 01.24
113 Cecil B's 1953 Topps Baseball Set Click to Contact Owner 14.96% 5.92 01.20
114 meyerjo 11.31% 4.99 01.20
115 terrywking 24.09% 6.16 01.07
116 terrys 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 36.86% 4.09 01.05
117 GMan's 53's 13.14% 8.00 01.03
118 Shoebox Legends '53s Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 26.28% 6.00 01.03
119 shoelessjoe_in_hof Click to view Set Images 24.09% 4.01 01.01
120 stlstan77 Click to Contact Owner 13.87% 6.52 00.92
121 Rebel Sportscards 26.28% 6.01 00.91
122 dwbwcards 16.06% 4.92 00.91
123 WIBadger70 Click to Contact Owner 10.95% 5.78 00.86
124 Kane's 53 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 18.25% 6.45 00.86
125 PSA 7 My Lifelong Challenge Click to Contact Owner 21.53% 7.00 00.85
126 Roger Gallo Click to Contact Owner 20.80% 3.78 00.84
127 gjacobs 13.14% 4.07 00.83
128 bh3443 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 19.34% 4.07 00.76
129 Bassett-Adams 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 14.96% 3.92 00.69
130 Babethegreat755 (4) 10.58% 7.01 00.69
131 Jim's 53 Topps beauties - set 2 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 14.96% 5.60 00.66
132 dominickspatola 18.98% 4.07 00.64
133 boberobinson Click to Contact Owner 33.21% 3.13 00.64
134 Sweetness 10.22%
Retired on 9/2/2007
Rank 58
Weighted GPA 7.083
% Complete 10.22%
Set Rating 0.618
7.08
00.62
135 Mangus 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact Owner 14.60% 6.48 00.61
136 hughandval97 14.23% 7.71 00.58
137 Howard's 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 15.33% 4.73 00.54
138 The Sandlot Click to Contact Owner 22.63% 3.33 00.51
139 SAF Topps 1953 Click to Contact Owner 14.96% 4.46 00.43
140 1953 Topps - Bob Hall Click to Contact Owner 2.55% 4.63 00.39
141 combscb 15.69% 3.78 00.36
142 GM's 1953 Topps Set Click to Contact Owner 10.58% 5.50 00.35
143 tim12x Click to Contact Owner 4.74% 6.91 00.35
144 Tory's 1953 Topps Baseball Set 11.31% 4.29 00.34
145 ALM Jr. 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 6.93% 7.10 00.31
146 B & T 4.01% 6.47 00.30
147 The Mitchiner Collection - 1953 Click to Contact Owner 2.55% 7.00 00.30
148 Third Strike Collection Click to view Set Images 2.92% 7.05 00.19
149 collegesavingplan 2.19% 8.00 00.19
150 RCM Vintage Collection - 1953 Topps Baseball Set 1.46% 5.77 00.18
151 JFP 1953 Baseball Click to Contact Owner 4.01% 5.02 00.18
152 wentz Click to Contact Owner 5.84% 6.00 00.17
153 neilhamms Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 2.55% 5.12 00.16
154 JEM1953 3.65% 6.00 00.13
155 JM 1953 Topps 2.19% 3.48 00.11
156 Cardguru10792 Click to Contact Owner 2.55% 5.00 00.05
157 mikefromct 1953 Topps Baseball 0.36% 4.00 00.03
158 Bobby A Click to Contact Owner 0.73% 7.00 00.02