PSA Set Registry®
1948 Bowman
Number of Required Items: 72
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Current Finest Possible Set Rating: 10.429

Bowman, in an obvious busy year for card production, came up with this pioneering issue, resulting in thankfully some of the only known cards for many of the game's early legends. The undisputed king of this issue (and likely of all basketball) is the original big man George Mikan from the tough high number series. Other big-time cards from this issue include Red Holzman, Joe Fulks, Jim Pollard, and the last card #72 (Carl Braun).

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Heifetz Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 10.15 10.15
2 Museum of Sports History 100.00%
Retired on 10/19/2006
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.370
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.370
8.73
08.73
3 GoodLieu's 1948 Bowman Basketball Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.51 08.51
4 Chuibob Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.20 08.20
5 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.12 08.12
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Heifetz Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 10.15 10.15
2 GoodLieu's 1948 Bowman Basketball Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 8.51 08.51
3 Chuibob Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.20 08.20
4 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.12 08.12
5 Top Shelf 1948 Bowman Hoops Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 98.61% 7.43 07.34
6 Faruq's '48 Bowman 98.61% 7.38 07.09
7 Gordo 1948 Bowman Basketball 100.00% 7.07 07.07
8 Nason Collection Click to Contact Owner 95.83% 7.06 06.56
9 Old Man Click to Contact Owner 68.06% 8.61 06.14
10 knicks4life Click to Contact Owner 87.50% 6.85 05.88
11 rosie's 48 BBall 100.00% 5.58 05.58
12 GWP Collection 81.94% 7.22 05.46
13 Barron of Bowman Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 4.78 04.78
14 jayandbutton Click to Contact Owner 79.17% 6.32 04.73
15 J.Biscuit's Set 98.61% 4.73 04.58
16 Michigan State Spartans Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 4.33 04.33
17 CoultersBasketball Click to Contact Owner 73.61% 6.06 03.82
18 JRM 1948 Bowman BB Click to Contact Owner 77.78% 5.34 03.63
19 Limey's EXMT 6's Click to Contact Owner 55.56% 6.00 03.26
20 Mexisar 1948 Click to Contact Owner 51.39% 7.17 03.24
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