1940 Play Ball

Number of Required Items: 240
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Current Finest Possible Set Rating: 09.670

Despite the fact that this set is one year older than Play Ball's first production and not colorful like the 1941 Play Ball issue, this set is regarded as the toughest of the bunch. Just check your PSA Population numbers and it will become very clear, the 1940 Play Ball's are a tough group. The 240-card set features some great cards like the Jimmie Foxx, Mel Ott, Ted Williams (his second card), and a post-playing days card of Joe Jackson. How about the number one card in the set? It features the legendary Yankee Joe DiMaggio. Not a bad selection. As far as condition obstacles are concerned, this set is subject to toning along the edges and borders. Too much toning can be a real eyesore and downgrade the card. In addition to the star cards mentioned above, the set also contains great cards of retired Hall of Famers like Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson. This is a wonderful set for the collector who needs a major challenge and it provides a nice balance of current stars and retired legends.

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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 89.17%7.87 8.43 07.40
2 Jim's 1940 Play Ball Set 100.00%7.05 7.14 07.14
3 Cucurullo_1940 Click to Contact Owner 100.00%6.75 6.79 06.79
4 Rittarch 1940 Play Ball Click to Contact Owner 97.08%6.88 6.88 06.41
5 Don Louchios Click to Contact Owner 67.92%8.00 8.66 05.56
6 snoodles 96.25%6.04 6.04 05.48
7 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 68.33%7.42 7.74 04.55
8 Ducster Click to view Set Images 37.92%5.26 5.26 02.93
9 sjgolfer Click to Contact Owner 42.92%5.82 5.82 02.30
10 jj's Finest of the 40's Click to Contact Owner 39.17%5.82 5.83 02.29
11 Rooster's 1940 Play Ball Set 31.67%7.17 7.29 01.86
12 ChuckLaw08 9.58%6.57 6.66 01.50
13 NM40PBBB 35.83%5.12 5.12 01.41
14 Triolo Collection 11.25%4.10 4.10 00.93
15 B & T 25.00%7.00 7.00 00.93
16 boberobinson Click to Contact Owner 27.50%3.19 3.19 00.92
17 Senator 40 Play Ball 7.50%5.98 5.98 00.74
18 gjacobs 10.42%3.69 3.69 00.60
19 Pacdac 13.33%4.77 4.77 00.58
20 dfanredsfan Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 4.58%7.00 7.00 00.19
21 Tory's 1940 Play Ball Baseball Set 3.75%4.50 4.50 00.08
22 Bobby A Click to Contact Owner 0.83%6.00 6.00 00.02
23 applejax3 Click to Contact Owner 0.42%7.00 7.00 00.01
24 Chipotlecowboy 0.42%5.00 5.00 00.01