1953 Topps

Number of Required Items : 274

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 09.100

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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% 8.97 08.97
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 chrisandfaith Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.10 08.10
9 JAAG 13 100.00% 8.03 08.03
10 palacejester Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.02 08.02
11 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
12 Gary & Katie Hughes 100.00%
Retired on 1/15/2015
Rank 11
Weighted GPA 8.014
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.014
8.01
08.01
13 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.01 08.01
14 The Stoneback Collection 99.27% 8.02 07.95
15 The 53 Kid Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.94 07.94
16 calvinehler 99.27% 8.08 07.90
17 MavFanIngle Click to Contact Owner 98.91% 8.00 07.88
18 Kurt's 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 99.27% 7.87 07.76
19 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
20 Jim"s 1953 Topps Set 100.00% 7.66 07.66
21 Ron Hobbs Family Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.64 07.64
22 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
23 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
24 Stan Lopata Fan Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.23 07.23
25 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
26 allenmnj 100.00% 7.21 07.21
27 ponychaser 98.18% 7.57 07.21
28 bobsbbcards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.14 07.14
29 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
30 Jimmy's '53 Topps Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.12 07.12
31 Mets-71 91.24% 8.03 07.03
32 ajg Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.00 07.00
32 BL's 1953 Topps set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.00 07.00
32 Sppot Baseball Sets 100.00% 7.00 07.00
35 53 Looking 4 Cards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 99.27% 7.00 06.94
36 Cucurullo_1953 Click to Contact Owner 94.53% 7.75 06.94
37 Badgerboy's Beauties Click to Contact Owner 99.64% 6.99 06.88
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 Jim's 53 Topps beauties Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 92.34% 7.48 06.72
42 Bronx Mike's 53 Set 100.00% 6.69 06.69
43 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
44 Tom's Dream Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 99.64% 6.60 06.55
45 Boyds Toys 1953 topps Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.47 06.47
46 BL's 1953 Topps set #2 Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.42 06.42
47 Golfmyrtle 53's Click to Contact Owner 99.64% 6.41 06.32
48 rosie's 53T's 100.00% 6.25 06.25
49 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
50 Knights1953Topps 100.00%
Retired on 12/27/2005
Rank 15
Weighted GPA 6.193
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 6.193
6.19
06.19
51 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
52 Topps best looking set! Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.19 06.19
53 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
54 MrLax's Vintage Sets Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.10 06.10
55 genf 100.00% 6.09 06.09
56 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
57 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
58 BL's 1953 Topps set #3 Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.02 06.02
59 Adams Family 1953 Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.00 06.00
60 GT's '53s 98.91%
Retired on 2/4/2007
Rank 24
Weighted GPA 6.089
% Complete 98.91%
Set Rating 5.965
6.09
05.97
61 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
62 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
63 jbaker4422 Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 5.73 05.73
64 The RCF Collection 99.27% 5.81 05.70
65 jayandbutton Click to Contact Owner 98.91% 5.78 05.69
66 Paul Phillips 1953 Topps 99.64% 5.72 05.64
67 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
68 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
69 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
70 wilsonjc08 99.64% 5.58 05.50
71 Bob's 53 Topps 85.04% 6.23 05.48
72 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
73 timc25 Click to Contact Owner 77.74% 7.16 05.19
74 Russ's 1953 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 81.02% 6.06 05.12
75 sportsamerica Click to Contact Owner 98.91% 5.28 05.08
76 Phil Mangano Click to Contact Owner 77.37% 8.02 05.06
77 Southpaw's 53's Click to Contact Owner 74.45% 6.77 04.86
78 THE MDJ BASEBALL COLLECTION Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 99.27% 5.00 04.85
79 The KC Jones Collection 68.61% 7.35 04.63
80 Cardboard Kid Click to Contact Owner 68.61% 8.01 04.56
81 Nick & Brennan's 1953 Topps Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 4.43 04.43
82 KentW Click to Contact Owner 70.07% 7.52 04.33
83 Snider5 Click to Contact Owner 93.07% 4.73 04.29
84 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
85 Swino Click to Contact Owner 74.45% 6.23 04.25
86 Love of the Game Auctions - Spring, 2015 Auction 100.00%
Retired on 4/23/2015
Rank 86
Weighted GPA 3.614
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 3.614
3.61
03.61
87 1953 Topps - Rick & Alan Heckler - Our #1 Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 61.31% 7.64 03.58
88 acowa - 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 37.23% 7.15 03.56
89 Bobcat's 1953 Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 62.04% 7.22 03.50
90 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 43.43% 8.07 03.50
91 Sully 98.54% 3.31 03.28
92 mattyyy2002 50.73% 5.60 03.28
93 chas3w 53.65% 5.76 03.27
94 1953 Topps - Rick and Alan's #2 set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 70.44% 5.60 03.16
95 10rmdoka Click to Contact Owner 50.36% 4.15 02.83
96 fbbt73 59.12% 5.94 02.79
97 swrbaseball 20.80% 7.95 02.62
98 PSA 7 My Lifelong Challenge Click to Contact Owner 48.54% 7.00 02.44
99 KG 53 Topps II 39.78% 6.97 02.38
100 farfar's - 1953 topps basic Click to Contact Owner 42.34% 5.54 02.20
101 Mims Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 34.67% 7.71 01.95
102 The May Collection 1953T Click to Contact Owner 33.58% 8.00 01.91
103 Bassett-Adams 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 49.27% 4.01 01.88
104 Tom's 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact Owner 47.08% 4.64 01.79
105 Bob's 1953 Topps Baseball 42.70% 5.41 01.77
106 Andoga's World of 1953 51.09% 5.90 01.72
107 Gordo 1953 Topps Set 37.23% 4.96 01.67
108 Rick and Alan's #3 - 1953's Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 42.70% 5.54 01.61
109 The Intrieri Collection - 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 29.93% 5.60 01.54
110 Steves Classics Click to Contact Owner 24.45% 5.09 01.53
111 dominickspatola 45.26% 4.04 01.53
112 Kane's 53 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 32.12% 6.39 01.52
113 1969cubfan 11.31% 5.32 01.48
114 jamesp1077 28.10% 5.55 01.39
115 Gary's 53's 35.04% 5.37 01.38
116 kroprs Click to Contact Owner 26.64% 4.14 01.37
117 GMan's 53's 16.42% 8.00 01.35
118 The 53 Special Click to view Set Images 27.37% 6.33 01.32
119 TPC Collection Click to Contact Owner 12.77% 6.96 01.32
120 PACole's 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact Owner 25.55% 4.89 01.31
121 Rebel Sportscards 32.48% 6.01 01.26
122 HardEight2013 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 21.90% 5.57 01.24
123 Cecil B's 1953 Topps Baseball Set Click to Contact Owner 15.33% 5.92 01.23
124 yankeesman (3) Click to view Set Images 26.28% 4.32 01.23
125 collegesavingplan 16.79% 8.00 01.21
126 meyerjo 11.31% 4.99 01.20
127 707 Sportscards - LTD - 1953 Topps Red + Black Corners Click to Contact Owner 20.44% 5.11 01.17
128 Shoebox Legends '53s Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 27.01% 6.00 01.06
129 gjacobs 17.52% 4.22 01.05
130 terrys 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 36.86% 4.09 01.05
131 shoelessjoe_in_hof Click to view Set Images 24.09% 4.01 01.01
132 terrywking 20.80% 6.23 00.97
133 stlstan77 Click to Contact Owner 13.87% 6.52 00.92
134 dwbwcards 16.42% 4.93 00.92
135 WIBadger70 Click to Contact Owner 10.95% 5.78 00.86
136 sjmont 11.68% 4.90 00.86
137 Roger Gallo Click to Contact Owner 20.80% 3.78 00.84
138 Howard's 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 22.99% 4.71 00.78
139 Fleur-de-lis: The Modest Collection 22.26% 3.96 00.78
140 1953 Topps - Bob Hall Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 5.84% 5.08 00.71
141 Babethegreat755 (4) 10.58% 7.01 00.69
142 Jim's 53 Topps beauties - set 2 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 15.33% 5.63 00.66
143 boberobinson Click to Contact Owner 33.94% 3.10 00.65
144 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
145 Mangus 1953 Topps Baseball Click to Contact Owner 14.60% 6.48 00.61
146 Macfanz 14.60% 4.93 00.60
147 hughandval97 14.23% 7.71 00.58
148 Jeannie & Bill 1953 Topps Click to Contact Owner 10.22% 5.95 00.55
149 The Mitchiner Collection - 1953 Click to Contact Owner 4.74% 7.00 00.53
150 The Sandlot Click to Contact Owner 22.63% 3.33 00.51
151 JVH 1953 Click to Contact Owner 11.31% 3.28 00.45
152 SAF Topps 1953 Click to Contact Owner 15.33% 4.51 00.45
153 Third Strike Collection Click to view Set Images 9.12% 7.24 00.43
154 combscb 16.79% 3.81 00.42
155 GM's 1953 Topps Set Click to Contact Owner 10.58% 5.50 00.35
156 tim12x Click to Contact Owner 4.74% 6.91 00.35
157 Tory's 1953 Topps Baseball Set 11.31% 4.29 00.34
158 B & T 4.01% 6.47 00.30
159 blue devils 9.85% 3.28 00.26
160 neilhamms Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 4.38% 5.28 00.21
161 JEM1953 5.11% 6.00 00.18
162 JFP 1953 Baseball Click to Contact Owner 4.01% 5.02 00.18
163 RCM Vintage Collection - 1953 Topps Baseball Set 1.09% 5.71 00.17
164 wentz Click to Contact Owner 5.84% 6.00 00.17
165 JM 1953 Topps 2.55% 3.84 00.16
166 shaasis1 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 0.73% 8.23 00.16
167 JT Dunn Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 5.47% 3.60 00.15
168 blmqst 5.84% 3.84 00.11
169 ryanmlent 1.09% 5.40 00.04
170 johnuvm83 0.73% 4.25 00.02
171 Bobby A Click to Contact Owner 0.73% 7.00 00.02
172 josejose 0.36% 4.00 00.02