1948 Bowman

Number of
Required Items
48
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.797

Bowman's first try at baseball cards is similar in design to Play Ball's first attempt in 1939. Unfortunately, two of the era's biggest stars, DiMaggio and Williams did not appear; the first cards of future hall-of-famers Stan Musial, Yogi Berra, Warren Spahn and Ralph Kiner, however, make this a solid effort. To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Charles Merkel HOF 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011   2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 100.00% 9.32 10.38 10.38
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection HOF 2012 2013 100.00% 9.23 R 10.15 10.15
3 Block Sportscards, Inc. (1 of 2) Lawrence Block 100.00% 8.88 R 9.34 9.34
4 memorylaneinc 100.00% 8.86 R 9.28 9.28
5 Ken Matteson 100.00% 8.69 R 9.08 9.08

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Charles Merkel HOF 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011   2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 100.00% 9.32 10.38 10.38
2 TheShark 100.00% 8.02 8.17 8.17
3 Brian's 1948 Bowman Set 100.00% 8.08 8.11 8.11
4 Jim's 1948 Bowmans 100.00% 7.86 8.05 8.05
5 Mets-71 100.00% 8.03 8.03 8.03
6 Red's Collection 100.00% 7.83 7.87 7.87
7 Webster 100.00% 7.83 7.86 7.86
8 dominickspatola 100.00% 7.79 7.81 7.81
9 Jason Badovick 100.00% 7.67 7.67 7.67
10 Tinsley 100.00% 7.56 7.56 7.56
11 bobsbbcards 100.00% 7.44 7.44 7.44
12 Gordo 1948 Bowman Baseball Set 100.00% 7.18 7.18 7.18
13 CRA 100.00% 7.11 7.11 7.11
CRA
14 Senator 48 Bowman 100.00% 6.99 6.99 6.99
15 kelsey76 100.00% 6.85 6.85 6.85
16 dr. jay's ballcards 100.00% 6.76 6.76 6.76
17 The Kid 100.00% 6.75 6.75 6.75
18 Rookie3333 97.92% 6.73 6.73 6.69
19 jloud07 89.58% 8.08 8.19 6.53
20 rosie's 48B's 100.00% 6.43 6.43 6.43

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