1957 Topps - Basic: Frank Evanov

Frank Evanov - 5th

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Rank 5
Weighted GPA 8.772
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.772
Retired Statistics (6/1/2007)
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.772
Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.772
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About this set: The first of the modern-day sized Baseball cards is still the best looking one in my opinion. No distracting colors or logos, just great-looking photos of the players. And what a great group of players...Mickey, Mays, Aaron, Koufax, both Robbys and at #1, none other than Ted Williams. Some very low population cards in the mid-series makes it a tough set to put together, but it's sure worth going for it.

This set was completed, fittingly, in June 2007, the 50th anniversary year of its issue. At the time of completion it was the #1 ranked set with a GPA of 8.77. It will always be my favorite set of all time! I dedicate it to the memory of my Dad who truly made me what I am today.

Frank Evanov
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01015700101TED WILLIAMS9151The "Splendid Splinter" was the last man to hit .400, with a .406 mark in 1...
01015700202YOGI BERRA9170Larry Berra was a great catcher and a three time AL MVP. Probably more fam...
01015700303DALE LONG980Dale hit 8 homers in 8 games in 1956!!
01015700404JOHNNY LOGAN990
01015700505SAL MAGLIE9151Sal "the barber" played for all 3 NY teams.
01015700606HECTOR LOPEZ970
01015700707LUIS APARICIO9170Little Louie teamed with Nellie Fox to help the Sox win the 1959 AL pennant...
01015700808DON MOSSI1020One of Don's better looking cards.
01015700909JOHNNY TEMPLE9140
010157010010WILLIE MAYS9200The "Say Hey Kid" was one of the greatest all-around players of all time. ...
010157011011GEORGE ZUVERINK9142
010157012012DICK GROAT810514
010157013013WALLY BURNETTE9100
010157014014BOB NIEMAN952Bob is the only player in history to hit a home run in his first 2 at bats ...
010157015015ROBIN ROBERTS961Playing mostly with bad teams, Robin still managed to win 286 games in his ...
010157016016WALT MORYN9152
010157017017BILLY GARDNER812117
010157018018DON DRYSDALE815118Big Don teamed with Sandy Koufax to form one of the greatest righty-lefty c...
010157019019BOB WILSON9130
010157020020HANK AARON9290"Hammering Hank" is the all-time home run king.
010157021021FRANK SULLIVAN9150
010157022022JERRY SNYDER960This card actually depicts the Senators' catcher, Ed Fitzgerald, not Jerry ...
010157023023SHERM LOLLAR941
010157024024BILL MAZEROSKI9211His dramatic World Series winning homer in 1960 was Bill's defining moment....
010157025025WHITEY FORD9110Not a big guy, Edward "Whitey" Ford was the Yankees' ace for many years. H...
010157026026BOB BOYD810714
010157027027TED KAZANSKI9171
010157028028GENE CONLEY960
010157029029WHITEY HERZOG9191
010157030030PEE WEE REESE9130No one called him Harold! Great guy and super player!
010157031031RON NORTHEY1020
010157032032HERSH FREEMAN9151
010157033033JIM SMALL960
010157034034TOM STURDIVANT9231Tom was 16-6 for the 1957 Yankees.
010157035035FRANK ROBINSON9190Frank was MVP in both leagues. Hit 586 homers! A great manager as well.
010157036036BOB GRIM960The 1954 AL Rookie of the Year with a 20 win season, Bob was 12-8 for the 5...
010157037037FRANK TORRE81017
010157038038NELLIE FOX9170Nellie teamed with Luis Aparicio as the keystone combo for the Go-Go-Sox of...
010157039039AL WORTHINGTON960
010157040040EARLY WYNN9130Early won 300 games. He was all business. Some said: " He would brush back...
010157041041HAL SMITH9260
010157042042DEE FONDY9140
010157043043CONNIE JOHNSON9270
010157044044JOE DeMAESTRI812013
010157045045CARL FURILLO980Carl was a great fielder, had a rifle for an arm and was the NL Batting cha...
010157046046BOB MILLER9301
010157047047DON BLASINGAME970
010157048048BILL BRUTON9161
010157049049DARYL SPENCER981
010157050050HERB SCORE812215Herb's career was shattered by a line drive off the bat of Gil McDougald.
010157051051CLINT COURTNEY812914
010157052052LEE WALLS9200
010157053053CLEM LABINE9261
010157054054ELMER VALO9170
010157055055ERNIE BANKS9241"Mr. Cub" would always want to "play two".
010157056056DAVE SISLER89810Son of Hall of Famer George Sisler.
010157057057JIM LEMON9150
010157058058RUBEN GOMEZ980
010157059059DICK WILLIAMS9311
010157060060BILLY HOEFT9101
010157061061DUSTY RHODES813015Dusty was the hero of the 1954 World Series.
010157062062BILLY MARTIN9110"Billy The Kid" was a fierce competitor as a player as well as a manager. H...
010157063063IKE DELOCK990
010157064064PETE RUNNELS9161
010157065065WALLY MOON810817
010157066066BROOKS LAWRENCE9120
010157067067CHICO CARRASQUEL9110
010157068068RAY CRONE970
010157069069ROY McMILLAN89315
010157070070RICHIE ASHBURN9203Richie compiled a .308 average over 15 big league seasons. After retiring a...
010157071071MURRY DICKSON9190
010157072072BILL TUTTLE9200
010157073073GEORGE CROWE816513
010157074074VITO VALENTINETTI9130
010157075075JIM PIERSALL9190
010157076076BOB CLEMENTE9391My favorite card of Roberto. He died young, but still had 3,000 hits.
010157077077PAUL FOYTACK810012
010157078078VIC WERTZ9110
010157079079LINDY McDANIEL9120
010157080080GIL HODGES9160
010157081081HERM WEHMEIER9131
010157082082ELSTON HOWARD9200Great photo on this card of the Yanks first African-American player.
010157083083LOU SKIZAS9160
010157084084MOE DRABOWSKY9170
010157085085LARRY DOBY941Larry broke the AL color line in 1947. He has a career year in 1950 hittin...
010157086086BILL SARNI9130
010157087087TOM GORMAN9161
010157088088HARVEY KUENN812915
010157089089ROY SIEVERS980I remember Roy as a slugger for the Senators in the 50''s.
010157090090WARREN SPAHN9272Warren is the winning-est lefty in Baseball history with 363 victories over...
010157091091MACK BURK812216
010157092092MICKEY VERNON9130
010157093093HAL JEFFCOAT970
010157094094BOBBY DEL GRECO9100
010157095095MICKEY MANTLE9211Great card of Mickey coming off his Triple Crown MVP year. Can you see Bab...
010157096096HANK AGUIRRE9161
010157097097YANKEES TEAM9250 AL Champs again in 1957, but losers to the Braves in the WS.
010157098098AL DARK9230
010157099099BOB KEEGAN9100
0101571000100LEAGUE PRESIDENTS89815Both of these men would be elected to the Hall of Fame.
0101571010101CHUCK STOBBS811313
0101571020102RAY BOONE1020
0101571030103JOE NUXHALL812013
0101571040104HANK FOILES9110
0101571050105JOHNNY ANTONELLI970
0101571060106RAY MOORE812114
0101571070107JIM RIVERA9210
0101571080108TOMMY BYRNE950Tommy went 4-6 in 1957 and retired at season's end.
0101571090109HANK THOMPSON9320
0101571100110BILL VIRDON9170
0101571110111HAL SMITH812812
0101571120112TOM BREWER970
0101571130113WILMER MIZELL9180
0101571140114BRAVES TEAM9131
0101571150115JIM GILLIAM960
0101571160116MIKE FORNIELES9180
0101571170117JOE ADCOCK980
0101571180118BOB PORTERFIELD81268
0101571190119STAN LOPATA810515
0101571200120BOB LEMON9110Bob is the only player to start out in the Majors as a fielder and enter th...
0101571210121CLETIS BOYER9111Smooth fielding 3rd baseman for the immortal 1961 Yanks. This is his rooki...
0101571220122KEN BOYER9110Another Boyer third baseman!! Some feel he's HOF material.
0101571230123STEVE RIDZIK8949
0101571240124DAVE PHILLEY812617
0101571250125AL KALINE918022 years a Tiger, Al was a 15 time All-Star and a 10 time Gold Glove winner...
0101571260126BOB WIESLER960
0101571270127BOB BUHL980
0101571280128ED BAILEY980
0101571290129SAUL ROGOVIN9242
0101571300130DON NEWCOMBE9230
0101571310131MILT BOLLING9170
0101571320132ART DITMAR9140Art came to the Yanks in 1957 in a massive 13 player trade with KC. He won...
0101571330133DEL CRANDALL9100
0101571340134DON KAISER9140
0101571350135BILL SKOWRON9170"Moose" not because of his size, but because of his resemblance to "Musso"l...
0101571360136JIM HEGAN9202
0101571370137BOB RUSH9202
0101571380138MINNIE MINOSO9100Minnie was a terrific player. Unfortunately, his prime years were spent in...
0101571390139LOU KRETLOW8755
0101571400140FRANK THOMAS9200The first Frank Thomas was also a great slugger.
0101571410141AL ABER9120
0101571420142CHARLEY THOMPSON9160
0101571430143ANDY PAFKO9190
0101571440144RAY NARLESKI9190
0101571450145AL SMITH9210
0101571460146DON FERRARESE9341
0101571470147AL WALKER980
0101571480148DON MUELLER9130
0101571490149BOB KENNEDY8989
0101571500150BOB FRIEND9231
0101571510151WILLIE MIRANDA9151
0101571520152JACK HARSHMAN9131
0101571530153KARL OLSON9142
0101571540154RED SCHOENDIENST991Red [real name ALbert] was a star at 2nd base for 15 NL seasons. He later ...
0101571550155JIM BROSNAN960
0101571560156GUS TRIANDOS9110I met Gus in 1959 at a Yankees game. He knew a friend of my Dad and he gav...
0101571570157WALLY POST9130
0101571580158CURT SIMMONS9120
0101571590159SOLLY DRAKE990
0101571600160BILLY PIERCE9110
0101571610161PIRATES TEAM811714
0101571620162JACK MEYER9270
0101571630163SAMMY WHITE9120
0101571640164TOMMY CARROLL971The Yankees first bonus baby did not get far in the Majors.
0101571650165TED KLUSZEWSKI9140
0101571660166ROY FACE9150Master of the forkball.
0101571670167VIC POWER9151
0101571680168FRANK LARY813418
0101571690169HERB PLEWS9130
0101571700170DUKE SNIDER9181The Duke! Real name Edwin. Hit 40 or more homers for 5 straight years and...
0101571710171RED SOX TEAM88212
0101571720172GENE WOODLING9151
0101571730173ROGER CRAIG9161
0101571740174WILLIE JONES9160
0101571750175DON LARSEN940Don achieved Baseball immortality with his 1956 World Series perfect game.
0101571762176GENE BAKER981Gene was an All Star in 1955.
0101571770177EDDIE YOST87110
0101571780178DON BESSENT8875
0101571790179ERNIE ORAVETZ980
0101571800180GUS BELL951Gus passed on his baseball genes to his son Buddy and his grandson David. ...
0101571810181DICK DONOVAN9171
0101571820182HOBIE LANDRITH9120
0101571830183CUBS TEAM815422
0101571840184TITO FRANCONA942Terry''s Dad was a pretty good hitter!
0101571850185JOHNNY KUCKS9170"Kucksie" had his best year in 1956 with an 18-9 record.
0101571860186JIM KING9210
0101571870187VIRGIL TRUCKS9270
0101571880188FELIX MANTILLA9302
0101571890189WILLARD NIXON9210
0101571900190RANDY JACKSON9171
0101571910191JOE MARGONERI9100
0101571920192JERRY COLEMAN9181Jerry was a utilityman for the Yanks in the 60's. He later went on to a lo...
0101571930193DEL RICE1020
0101571940194HAL BROWN1020
0101571950195BOBBY AVILA812514
0101571960196LARRY JACKSON9220
0101571970197HANK SAUER9120
0101571980198TIGERS TEAM9443
0101571990199VERNON LAW9224
0101572000200GIL McDOUGALD9202Gil was the AL ROY in 1951. He spent 9 great years with NY and later coach...
0101572010201SANDY AMOROS81057
0101572020202DICK GERNERT9110
0101572030203HOYT WILHELM9140Hoyt was the first reliever voted into the hall. Amazingly, in his one yea...
0101572040204ATHLETICS TEAM9220
0101572050205CHARLEY MAXWELL9162
0101572060206WILLARD SCHMIDT1010
0101572070207BILLY HUNTER1080
0101572080208LEW BURDETTE9151Star of the '57 World Series.
0101572090209BOB SKINNER9300
0101572100210ROY CAMPANELLA9271Campy was an All-Star catcher for the Dodgers until an auto accident ended ...
0101572110211CAMILO PASCUAL9291
0101572120212ROCCO COLAVITO9313Rocky was a super popular slugger in the 50's and 60's. Cleveland fans sti...
0101572130213LES MOSS1060
0101572140214PHILLIES TEAM9180
0101572150215ENOS SLAUGHTER9200"Country" Slaughter has a great 19 year career, hitting .300 or better 10 t...
0101572160216MARV GRISSOM9101
0101572170217GENE STEPHENS1030
0101572180218RAY JABLONSKI1090
0101572190219TOM ACKER1040
0101572200220JACKIE JENSEN9140
0101572210221DIXIE HOWELL10110
0101572220222ALEX GRAMMAS9342
0101572230223FRANK HOUSE9150
0101572240224MARV BLAYLOCK9233
0101572250225HARRY SIMPSON9180Frequently traded, they called him "suitcase Simpson."
0101572260226PRESTON WARD9181
0101572270227JERRY STALEY9150
0101572280228SMOKY BURGESS9170Pinch hitter par excellence!
0101572290229GEORGE SUSCE9242
0101572300230GEORGE KELL9171George was an All-Star, Gold Glove 3rd baseman for 15 years and retired wit...
0101572310231SOLLY HEMUS9253
0101572320232WHITEY LOCKMAN9171
0101572330233ART FOWLER9281
0101572340234DICK COLE9180
0101572350235TOM POHOLSKY9170
0101572360236JOE GINSBERG9280
0101572370237FOSTER CASTLEMAN9221
0101572380238EDDIE ROBINSON9281
0101572390239TOM MORGAN9240
0101572400240HANK BAUER950Casey platooned Hank with Gene Woodling in the outfield. The burly ex-Marin...
0101572410241JOE LONNETT9161
0101572420242CHARLEY NEAL9310
0101572430243CARDINALS TEAM1010
0101572440244BILLY LOES9301
0101572450245RIP REPULSKI9263
0101572460246JOSE VALDIVIELSO9281
0101572470247TURK LOWN9281
0101572480248JIM FINIGAN9301
0101572490249DAVE POPE9222
0101572500250ED MATHEWS9120Eddie teamed with Hank Aaron on the Braves for many years, giving them a po...
0101572510251ORIOLES TEAM9301
0101572520252CARL ERSKINE9251Great Dodger pitcher of the 50's.
0101572530253GUS ZERNIAL1010
0101572540254RON NEGRAY9351
0101572550255CHARLIE SILVERA9170
0101572560256RONNIE KLINE9240
0101572570257WALT DROPO9410
0101572580258STEVE GROMEK9170
0101572590259EDDIE O'BRIEN9220
0101572600260DEL ENNIS971
0101572610261BOB CHAKALES9130
0101572620262BOBBY THOMSON9190Bobby launched the "shot heard 'round the world" to win the 1951 NL Pennant...
0101572630263GEORGE STRICKLAND9140
0101572640264BOB TURLEY9110"Bullet Bob" was my favorite pitcher as a kid. Bob was 13-6 with a 2.71 ER...
0101572650265HARVEY HADDIX960Harvey pitched 12 perfect innings in a game AND LOST it in the 13th!!
0101572660266KEN KUHN8946
0101572670267DANNY KRAVITZ81275
0101572680268JACKIE COLLUM81029
0101572690269BOB CERV950
0101572700270SENATORS TEAM8714
0101572710271DANNY O'CONNELL951
0101572720272BOBBY SHANTZ9181The 5'6" Shantz was AL MVP in 1952. He went 11-5 for the '57 Yanks.
0101572730273JIM DAVIS810713
0101572740274DON HOAK81109
0101572750275INDIANS TEAM810913
0101572760276JIM PYBURN8773
0101572770277JOHNNY PODRES9140
0101572780278FRED HATFIELD950
0101572790279BOB THURMAN940
0101572800280ALEX KELLNER8663
0101572810281GAIL HARRIS81047
0101572820282JACK DITTMER8967
0101572830283WES COVINGTON980
0101572840284DON ZIMMER814221
0101572850285NED GARVER813013
0101572860286BOBBY RICHARDSON980Bobby was a solid second baseman for the Yanks. He hit .367 with 12 RBI in...
0101572870287SAM JONES950
0101572880288TED LEPCIO81236
0101572890289JIM BOLGER811613
0101572900290ANDY CAREY8681Andy was a dependable backup infielder for the Yanks in the 50's.
0101572910291WINDY McCALL8603
0101572920292BILLY KLAUS8632
0101572930293TED ABERNATHY970
0101572940294ROCKY BRIDGES81088
0101572950295JOE COLLINS980Joe spent his entire 10 year career with NY. He retired after the 1957 seas...
0101572960296JOHNNY KLIPPSTEIN980
0101572970297JACK CRIMIAN8868
0101572980298IRV NOREN8572
0101572990299CHUCK HARMON8715
0101573000300MIKE GARCIA930Final card I obtained to complete this set!
0101573010301SAM ESPOSITO9120
0101573020302SANDY KOUFAX815912Sandy had a career ERA of 2.76. The dominant pitcher of his era, arthritis...
0101573030303BILLY GOODMAN8582
0101573040304JOE CUNNINGHAM81249
0101573050305CHICO FERNANDEZ81258
0101573060306DARRELL JOHNSON9191Darrell was a backup his entire career. He is best remembered for guiding ...
0101573070307JACK PHILLIPS8503
0101573080308DICK HALL9101
0101573090309JIM BUSBY970
0101573100310MAX SURKONT8441Toughest card in the set.
0101573110311AL PILARCIK9120
0101573120312TONY KUBEK9190Tony was the AL ROY in 1957! He formed a great DP combo with Bobby Richard...
0101573130313MEL PARNELL8816
0101573140314ED BOUCHEE9100
0101573150315LOU BERBERET813210
0101573160316BILLY O'DELL950
0101573170317GIANTS TEAM8965
0101573180318MICKEY McDERMOTT940
0101573190319GINO CIMOLI8601
0101573200320NEIL CHRISLEY9100
0101573210321RED MURFF980
0101573220322REDLEGS TEAM930
0101573230323WES WESTRUM960
0101573240324DODGERS TEAM990Beaten in the WS by the Yanks again, the "bums" would soon head west.
0101573250325FRANK BOLLING8854
0101573260326PEDRO RAMOS813414
0101573270327JIM PENDLETON81036
0101573280328BROOKS ROBINSON9321The 1964 AL MVP, Brooks won the Gold Glove an astounding 15 years in a row!
0101573290329WHITE SOX TEAM960
0101573300330JIM WILSON9100
0101573310331RAY KATT8814
0101573320332BOB BOWMAN8994
0101573330333ERNIE JOHNSON86912
0101573340334JERRY SCHOONMAKER8836
0101573350335GRANNY HAMNER950
0101573360336HAYWOOD SULLIVAN81349
0101573370337RENE VALDES990
0101573380338JIM BUNNING9170Rookie card of the future HOFer and Senator from Kentucky.
0101573390339BOB SPEAKE9130
0101573400340BILL WIGHT8654
0101573410341DON GROSS89910
0101573420342GENE MAUCH950
0101573430343TAYLOR PHILLIPS86611
0101573440344PAUL LaPALME980
0101573450345PAUL SMITH9190
0101573460346DICK LITTLEFIELD970
0101573470347HAL NARAGON8534One of the toughest cards in this set!
0101573480348JIM HEARN930
0101573490349NELSON KING8825
0101573500350EDDIE MIKSIS8674
0101573510351DAVE HILLMAN9141
0101573520352ELLIS KINDER8743
0101573530353CAL NEEMAN9191
0101573540354RIP COLEMAN810811
0101573550355FRANK MALZONE9170
0101573560356FAYE THRONEBERRY9130
0101573570357EARL TORGESON81287
0101573580358JERRY LYNCH811211
0101573590359TOM CHENEY950
0101573600360JOHNNY GROTH9251
0101573610361CURT BARCLAY8942
0101573620362ROMAN MEJIAS9101
0101573630363EDDIE KASKO9100
0101573640364CAL McLISH9110
0101573650365OSSIE VIRGIL970
0101573660366KEN LEHMAN815410
0101573670367ED FITZ GERALD818013Ed is also shown, incorrectly, on #22 Jerry Snyder's card.
0101573680368BOB PURKEY813411
0101573690369MILT GRAFF88611
0101573700370WARREN HACKER960
0101573710371BOB LENNON9101
0101573720372NORM ZAUCHIN9270
0101573730373PETE WHISENANT9170
0101573740374DON CARDWELL9142Don was a key player on the '69 Amazing Mets.
0101573750375JIM LANDIS811712One of my favorite cards. Love the pose and the background.
0101573760376DON ELSTON89913
0101573770377ANDRE RODGERS81054
0101573780378ELMER SINGLETON818210
0101573790379DON LEE960
0101573800380WALKER COOPER815512
0101573810381DEAN STONE950
0101573820382JIM BRIDEWESER9131
0101573830383JUAN PIZARRO950
0101573840384BOBBY GENE SMITH8895
0101573850385ART HOUTTEMAN960
0101573860386LYLE LUTTRELL817010
0101573870387JACK SANFORD9100
0101573880388PETE DALEY9100
0101573890389DAVE JOLLY970
0101573900390RENO BERTOIA9251
0101573910391RALPH TERRY980Ralph was traded to KC in 1957, but he was traded back to the Yanks in 1959...
0101573920392CHUCK TANNER8938
0101573930393RAUL SANCHEZ81426
0101573940394LUIS ARROYO9131Luis was the closer on the fabled 1961 Yankees team!
0101573950395BUBBA PHILLIPS940
0101573960396CASEY WISE9121
0101573970397ROY SMALLEY9121
0101573980398AL CICOTTE960Al spent just one year in pinstripes, posting a 2-2 record.
0101573990399BILLY CONSOLO9150
0101574000400DODGERS' SLUGGERS980Great card of Furillo, Gil, Campy and the Duke!
0101574010401EARL BATTEY9170
0101574020402JIM PISONI81289
0101574030403DICK HYDE81098
0101574040404HARRY ANDERSON81528
0101574050405DUKE MAAS980
0101574060406BOB HALE8756
0101574070407YANKEES POWER HITTERS81699What a great card of Yogi and the Mick