1953 Bowman Black & White - Basic

Number of
Required Items
64
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.172

It has been suggested that the cost of producing their color set was excessive enough to force Bowman to cut back by issuing this series without color, though in all other respects the cards the cards from both sets were equal. Overall, these cards are thought to be more difficult to locate than their color counterparts. The key to this issue is Casey Stengel.

All-Time Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Charles M Merkel 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016   2017 2018 2019 100.00% 8.71 9.80 9.80
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 100.00% 8.24 R 8.68 8.68
3 Mets-71 100.00% 8.22 8.58 8.58
4 Andrew Kaplan 2003 2004 2005 2006 98.44% 8.12 R 8.44 8.34
5 The Double Play Collection 100.00% 7.82 8.13 8.13

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Charles M Merkel 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016   2017 2018 2019 100.00% 8.71 9.80 9.80
2 Mets-71 100.00% 8.22 8.58 8.58
3 The Double Play Collection 100.00% 7.82 8.13 8.13
4 Webster 100.00% 7.51 7.55 7.55
5 bobsbbcards 100.00% 7.27 7.28 7.28
6 BERT'S 1953 BOWMAN BLACK & WHITE-BASIC SET 100.00% 6.58 6.58 6.58
7 Alajacket 1953 BowmanB&WBasic 100.00% 6.53 6.53 6.53
8 dr. jay's ballcards 95.31% 6.52 6.54 6.31
9 BBCards4U2 76.56% 8.17 8.37 6.06
10 pacifica 100.00% 5.71 5.71 5.71
11 HGORDON 100.00% 5.57 5.57 5.57
12 Jim's 1953 Bowman B&W beauties 68.75% 7.04 7.09 4.56
13 brendanschuster 100.00% 4.32 4.32 4.32
14 griffinscards 70.31% 6.30 6.30 4.06
15 mitch1954 60.94% 6.00 6.00 3.86
16 Pacdac 64.06% 5.15 5.15 3.02
17 Lepic53 25.00% 8.00 8.11 1.77
18 707 Sportscards - LTD - 1953 Bowman B+W 26.56% 5.71 5.71 1.38
19 1969cubfan 10.94% 5.21 5.21 1.14
20 badger1994 15.63% 5.10 5.10 0.59

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