This is one of the tougher sets of the decade. The combination of the paper stock, inconsistent print quality and centering obstacles make this set a real chore in high-grade. In addition, the Yellow Letter subset, which appears in the first print run (1-110), is considered one of the most difficult subsets in the hobby. These variations that exhibit yellow lettering instead of the normal white, contain key players such as Hank Aaron and Roberto Clemente. These variations are very difficult to locate in high-grade. There are also several great combo cards, including a Mantle/Aaron World Series Foes card. This was the only card that the two sluggers ever appeared on together. The All-Star card run finishes out the set and many of these cards were unfortunately peppered with print defects. The key rookie in the set is the #47 Roger Maris card, a collector favorite. All in all, this is a very challenging set, even for the most advanced collector. For 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.
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