1959 Topps - Basic

Number of Required Items: 572
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Current Finest Possible Set Rating: 10.701

This was the largest set of cards ever issued at the time, with 572 different players (or executives or multi-players or teams or injured players ad infinitum). The cards are 2½" by 3½" and feature a round-framed photo of the player along with a facsimile autograph. Beginning with card #507 the printing changes to black (instead of red and green) and the number is in a black box (instead of green). Collecting options include multi-player cards, team cards and "Rookie Stars." To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Hacnac Click to Contact Owner 100.00%9.19 10.07 10.04
2 SMN's 59's 100.00%9.12
Retired on 8/26/2014
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 9.116
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 9.116
9.94
09.94
3 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection Click to Contact Owner 99.83%9.16 9.97 09.93
4 Spark's 1959 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.96 9.51 09.51
5 JTM's 1959 Topps 100.00%8.85
Retired on 9/24/2007
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.852
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.852
9.39
09.39
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Hacnac Click to Contact Owner 100.00%9.19 10.07 10.04
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection Click to Contact Owner 99.83%9.16 9.97 09.93
3 Spark's 1959 Topps Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.96 9.51 09.51
4 Don Johnson Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.81 9.24 09.23
5 Brian's Excellent 1959 Topps Baseball Set - Basic Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.79 9.22 09.22
6 Fluffy717 Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.36 8.53 08.53
7 Allen Family Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.34 8.48 08.48
8 Gary's Finest Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 97.03%8.47 8.69 08.35
9 Ken W's 1959 set Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.21 8.28 08.28
10 chrisandfaith Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.22 8.27 08.27
11 Allam1970's 1959 Topps Baseball Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.15 8.21 08.21
12 Stoney's Collection 100.00%8.13 8.17 08.17
13 tomsbaseballcards Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.06 8.15 08.15
14 DLA 1959 Topps Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.09 8.13 08.13
15 PCH Topps 1 100.00%8.09 8.11 08.11
16 Buford Buzzard Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.04 8.05 08.05
17 Mark's 1959 Click to Contact Owner 100.00%8.03 8.03 08.03
18 mccordcf 100.00%8.01 8.02 08.02
19 Staley's Favorites ! 100.00%8.01 8.02 08.02
20 RST's 59's 100.00%8.00 8.00 08.00
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