1954 Topps - Basic All-Time Finest

Number of
Required Items
250
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.691

A superb effort whose success was insured by Bowman's comparatively weaker issue, with the defection of Ted Williams to Topps thrown in for good measure. As if this wasn't enough, Topps had the foresight - or luck - to issue the cards of then unknowns Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, and Al Kaline. The two Williams cards that frame this issue are also highly prized. 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 John Branca HOF 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 100.00% 9.17 10.09 10.09
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection HOF 2010 100.00% 9.04 R 9.74 9.74
3 olemiss HOF 100.00% 9.03 9.70 9.70
4 The Ron Strahl Collection 2005 2006 100.00% 8.72 R 9.20 9.20
5 MavFanIngle 100.00% 8.70 9.09 9.09
6 King of Cardboard 100.00% 8.64 9.04 9.04
7 Allan King 100.00% 8.51 8.74 8.74
8 Fifties Fan 100.00% 8.38 R 8.52 8.52
9 Phil Minard's - 1954 Topps Set 100.00% 8.25 R 8.40 8.40
10 Nellie's 1954 100.00% 8.26 8.37 8.37
11 DJD`S 100.00% 8.20 8.26 8.26
12 The Duke of Mint - 1954 Topps 100.00% 8.15 R 8.23 8.23
13 pacifica 100.00% 8.16 8.22 8.22
14 mgopin UPDATED 100.00% 8.09 8.22 8.22
15 Steve's 1954 Topps 100.00% 8.15 R 8.20 8.20
16 David Hall 100.00% 7.95 R 8.11 8.11
16 Paul Fleetwood 100.00% 8.07 R 8.11 8.11
18 1954 100.00% 8.06 R 8.11 8.11
19 Hacnac 100.00% 8.06 R 8.09 8.09
20 Herb Watson 100.00% 8.07 R 8.09 8.09
20 John Colin 100.00% 8.08 8.09 8.09
22 Bluezee123 100.00% 8.07 R 8.08 8.08
23 Brian's 1954 Topps Set 100.00% 8.04 8.06 8.06
24 Mile High Card Company 100.00% 8.03 R 8.05 8.05
25 Joe Wilson 100.00% 8.03 R 8.05 8.05
26 palacejester 100.00% 8.04 R 8.04 8.04
27 Johnny's 54 Topps Set 100.00% 8.03 R 8.04 8.04
28 The Crandell Collection 100.00% 8.03 R 8.03 8.03
29 The KC Jones Collection 100.00% 8.01 8.01 8.01
30 mccordcf 100.00% 8.00 8.00 8.00
31 stempel.1 100.00% 8.00 8.00 8.00
32 chrisandfaith 99.60% 7.99 8.01 7.99
33 dglickfield 100.00% 7.97 R 7.99 7.99
34 Natetrook's 1954 Topps 100.00% 7.97 R 7.97 7.97
35 Crow's 54 100.00% 7.94 R 7.94 7.94
36 The cards your mom said she threw out 1954 100.00% 7.94 R 7.94 7.94
37 Jim's 1954 Topps set 100.00% 7.83 7.84 7.84
38 BL's 1954 Topps set 99.60% 8.00 8.00 7.83
39 1954 Topps tigertownsports 96.80% 8.00 R 8.00 7.81
40 The Steve Soloway Collection 100.00% 7.72 R 7.75 7.75
41 TPC Collection 99.60% 7.97 7.97 7.74
42 burroughsbrett 100.00% 7.72 7.72 7.72
43 Enterprisecards 99.60% 7.71 7.72 7.69
44 Heritage Auctions - February 2019 98.80% 8.14 R 8.20 7.69
45 Wolverines '54 Set 100.00% 7.68 R 7.69 7.69
46 Starfire's 1954 Set 100.00% 7.61 7.61 7.61
47 Wayne and Son's 1954 Topps 100.00% 7.58 7.59 7.59
48 kendon262 100.00% 7.58 7.59 7.59
49 1954Boyntoncollector 92.00% 7.93 R 7.94 7.46
50 bobsbbcards 100.00% 7.44 7.44 7.44
51 Spring 2008 REA 100.00% 7.42 R 7.42 7.42
51 memorylaneinc 100.00% 7.42 R 7.42 7.42
53 Nellie's 2nd 1954 100.00% 7.39 7.39 7.39
54 mpear82 100.00% 7.36 7.38 7.38
55 Ronald S. Crane 94.00% 7.81 R 7.82 7.35
56 TWK-54 UPDATED 100.00% 7.32 7.32 7.32
57 Mike's 54 Topps 100.00% 7.29 R 7.30 7.30
58 Uncommon Cents and Cards 100.00% 7.30 R 7.30 7.30
59 Heritage Auctions December 2019 100.00% 7.25 R 7.25 7.25
60 Triple Play - Basic '54 Set 100.00% 7.23 R 7.23 7.23
61 The NHP Gladiator Collection 95.60% 8.02 R 8.02 7.19
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62 Ron Hobbs Family Collection 100.00% 7.18 R 7.18 7.18
63 tottlelomo 98.80% 7.74 7.74 7.18
64 RL 100.00% 7.14 R 7.14 7.14
65 Jeff's 54's 99.60% 7.33 7.33 7.13
66 Dave Cryer's 1954 Topps 100.00% 7.12 R 7.12 7.12
67 Jimmy's Fabulous '54s 100.00% 7.09 R 7.09 7.09
68 Bob Emerick 100.00% 7.07 7.07 7.07
69 The Mei Hua Collection 98.00% 7.93 7.93 7.05
70 bruces 54 topps 100.00% 7.05 R 7.05 7.05
71 The Draxler Collection 100.00% 7.04 7.04 7.04
72 JT's 54 Topps Baseball 99.60% 7.06 7.06 7.03
73 JMDVM 100.00% 7.03 R 7.03 7.03
74 Acowa 99.60% 7.03 R 7.03 7.01
75 The Ron Strahl Collection #2 100.00% 7.00 R 7.00 7.00
75 ajg 100.00% 7.00 7.00 7.00
75 GI's 54 Set - All Sevens 100.00% 7.00 7.00 7.00
78 Donald E. Spence - 1954 Topps Extra Set 100.00% 7.00 R 7.00 7.00
79 dr. jay's ballcards 100.00% 6.96 6.98 6.98
80 The Peach Collection 82.40% 8.21 8.33 6.95
81 MACPSA 1954 Topps Baseball Set 100.00% 6.92 R 6.92 6.92
82 MasonMiller1954 99.20% 7.09 R 7.09 6.91
83 rosie's 54 T's 100.00% 6.90 6.90 6.90
84 dcruce 99.20% 7.20 7.20 6.85
85 Moore's 54's Psa 8 97.20% 8.00 8.00 6.81
86 The Charlotte Collection 88.00% 7.92 7.92 6.78
87 drbobtrefil 99.20% 7.10 R 7.10 6.76
88 Drlads Fine 1954 Topps Set 94.40% 8.02 8.02 6.74
89 farfar's 1954 topps 99.20% 7.06 7.06 6.72
90 My Favorite Collection 99.60% 6.72 R 6.72 6.70
91 Rob's 1954 Set 96.40% 8.00 8.00 6.68
92 JEM1954 100.00% 6.64 R 6.64 6.64
93 Shoeless Joe's 1954 Topps 100.00% 6.60 R 6.60 6.60
94 Kent's cards 90.00% 7.73 R 7.73 6.58
95 Steve Borich 100.00% 6.55 R 6.55 6.55
96 The Nelson Collection 99.20% 6.52 6.52 6.44
97 High End 1954 Set! 100.00% 6.41 R 6.41 6.41
98 Wally's 1954 Topps Set 100.00% 6.37 6.37 6.37
99 1954 Topps - Bob Hall 100.00% 6.31 6.31 6.31
100 GotInk? 98.40% 6.89 6.89 6.25
101 Worrell's 1954 Topps Set 98.00% 7.10 7.10 6.25
102 KB's 1954 Topps Set 100.00% 6.19 R 6.19 6.19
103 For Sami & Savannah 100.00% 6.15 6.15 6.15
104 PatrickS1954Topps6+ 99.60% 6.29 R 6.29 6.15
105 Bernie Carlen 100.00% 6.14 R 6.14 6.14
106 Cecil B's 1954 Topps Baseball Set 100.00% 6.12 6.12 6.12
107 memorylaneinc 100.00% 6.11 R 6.11 6.11
108 Moore's 54's PSA 7's 97.60% 7.00 7.00 6.07
109 JRM 1954 Topps BB 100.00% 6.06 R 6.06 6.06
110 Nellie's 3rd 1954 98.40% 6.14 6.14 6.04
111 Moore's 54's psa 6 100.00% 6.00 6.00 6.00
112 Third Strike Collection 96.80% 7.07 7.07 6.00
113 Tornado1 100.00% 5.98 5.98 5.98
114 rock's 1954 set 99.60% 6.00 6.00 5.95
115 dean 100.00% 5.91 R 5.91 5.91
116 April 2011 SCP Auctions Set 100.00% 5.84 R 5.84 5.84
117 Buckeye in Chicago (1954's) 90.40% 7.03 7.03 5.80
118 tcampo_67 UPDATED 94.40% 6.10 6.10 5.80
119 Sppot Baseball Sets 100.00% 5.78 5.78 5.78
120 MDC Collection 84.40% 7.52 7.52 5.78
121 Deadman"s 1954 Topps PSA Set 100.00% 5.73 5.73 5.73
122 noccolo 100.00% 5.73 5.73 5.73
123 Wayne Peltz 1954 Topps PSA 7 Set 89.60% 7.00 7.00 5.66
124 Pvballcards 100.00% 5.57 R 5.57 5.57
124 HUMANICK 100.00% 5.57 R 5.57 5.57
126 Pizza's 1954 Topps Baseball Set 100.00% 5.46 R 5.46 5.46
127 Summer Auction 2015: Memory Lane Inc Auctions 1954 Topps 99.60% 5.45 R 5.45 5.44
128 Bagger72 100.00% 5.43 5.43 5.43
129 The Knoll Collection 100.00% 5.41 R 5.41 5.41
130 Matt's 54 Topps 99.60% 5.43 5.43 5.32
131 G & G Fittings 1954 Topps 78.40% 7.15 7.15 5.29
132 4'54 Four On The Floor 95.60% 5.32 R 5.32 5.13
133 Terry's 1954 Topps 100.00% 5.08 5.08 5.08
134 Bob's 1954 Topps Baseball 88.80% 5.78 5.78 5.06
135 Tom's 1954 Topps Baseball 100.00% 5.02 5.02 5.02
136 Beerguy444 1954 Topps 100.00% 5.00 R 5.00 5.00
137 Golfmyrtle 54's 92.80% 5.68 R 5.68 4.91
138 Nateis2 100.00% 4.77 4.77 4.77
139 Bill Davis - 1954 Topps Baseball Set 86.80% 5.31 5.31 4.56
140 Nellie's 4th 1954 set 83.60% 5.38 5.38 4.47
141 Smitty's 1950 Topps Collection (Basic) 98.40% 4.71 4.71 4.45
142 Howards 1954 Topps 82.00% 5.94 5.94 4.22
143 Paul's Cards 60.40% 6.51 6.51 4.12
144 SPCRD 99.60% 4.13 4.13 4.11
145 BBCards4U2 50.40% 8.27 8.43 4.11
146 ronzorn 82.40% 4.74 4.74 4.03
147 Ed's 54's 88.40% 4.84 4.84 3.81
148 G5 64.40% 5.01 5.01 3.62
149 paulfd 98.00% 3.67 R 3.68 3.59
150 loganxn 84.00% 4.71 4.71 3.58
151 Pvballcards 68.40% 5.52 5.52 3.54
152 scottntodd14 62.80% 5.07 5.07 3.47
153 smillz300 55.20% 4.80 4.80 3.02
154 RER3 NM 7 46.00% 6.82 6.82 2.89
155 Gene's 1954 Topps 49.20% 6.63 6.63 2.82
156 Dennis the Menace 58.80% 5.71 5.71 2.70
157 Donnie22Baseball 44.80% 7.05 7.05 2.67
158 Jeffrey Lichtman 42.40% 7.15 7.15 2.65
159 Staffoli1954 46.00% 5.35 5.35 2.59
160 Rsrhodessr 1954 43.20% 4.95 4.95 2.38
161 Lee's 1954 Topps Set 49.20% 5.00 5.00 2.34
162 johnmkirchner 37.60% 6.25 6.25 2.32
163 The Family Collection 27.20% 7.02 7.08 2.32
164 DKW 1954 Topps 36.40% 6.51 6.51 2.20
165 Nick's 54 Topps 32.40% 8.00 8.00 2.19
166 Dr. G’s 790 54 set 22.40% 7.94 7.94 2.18
167 SAF 1954 Topps Basic Set 26.80% 5.39 5.39 2.12
168 PSA Rich's 1954 Topps Baseball 30.80% 8.01 8.01 2.06
169 Jegonda 41.60% 5.10 5.10 2.04
170 Worrell's 54 Part Deux 35.20% 6.83 6.83 2.02
171 The Terreri Collection 22.00% 5.41 5.41 1.95
172 Big Shooter 7's...or so 31.20% 7.03 7.03 1.91
173 Dab's 54 Topps 36.80% 4.68 4.68 1.90
174 NM54TBB 36.80% 6.20 6.20 1.87
175 Senator 54 Topps 16.80% 6.19 6.19 1.84
176 DRThomas 34.00% 5.08 5.08 1.84
177 hughandval97 29.60% 7.86 7.86 1.82
178 McGee Collection 27.60% 6.15 6.15 1.81
179 RER3 EX 5 29.60% 5.05 5.05 1.71
180 Midsun54Topps 22.80% 8.02 8.02 1.63
181 Kevin Ailes 9.20% 6.00 6.00 1.61
182 Siren 29.20% 4.98 4.98 1.59
183 acranger 15.20% 5.69 5.69 1.55
184 Fog City Auctions, LLC 28.00% 4.77 4.77 1.48
185 R Merten 28.40% 4.73 4.73 1.45
186 fedor73 38.40% 2.77 2.77 1.44
187 The Vintagetoppsguy Collection 23.60% 5.84 5.84 1.44
188 RER3 EX-MT 6 22.40% 5.85 5.85 1.43
189 Moonlight Graham 28.40% 4.80 4.80 1.42
190 Barrefrank 14.00% 7.31 7.31 1.41
191 928s-4 40.00% 3.87 3.87 1.41
192 HardEight2013 20.00% 6.55 6.55 1.38
193 Matthew's fun set 17.20% 4.44 4.44 1.38
194 RER3 VG-EX 4 21.60% 3.95 3.95 1.36
195 ronboy 54 24.40% 5.82 5.82 1.32
196 Jim's 1954 Topps Work in Progress 30.40% 5.71 5.71 1.31
197 ddhhpscpsa 10.00% 5.87 5.87 1.31
198 The Wildermuth Collection 12.80% 5.49 5.49 1.22
199 Mangus 1954 Topps Baseball 23.20% 5.76 5.76 1.13
200 1954 Topps - Snowman 14.00% 6.02 6.02 1.09
201 Estes 20.40% 6.34 6.34 1.08
202 Mike D's 1954 Topps Baseball 23.60% 4.61 4.61 1.06
203 10rmdoka 10.40% 3.88 3.88 1.06
204 duanegtom 3.20% 6.63 6.63 1.06
205 Roy_Hobbs 23.60% 5.06 5.06 1.05
206 Mike's collection - 1954 set 17.20% 4.25 4.25 1.02
207 gjacobs 23.60% 4.69 4.69 1.01
208 JD's 1954 Topps Baseball Set 17.20% 7.08 7.08 1.00
209 RJSokol's 1954 Topps Set 12.80% 6.93 6.93 1.00
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210 jberry 12.00% 6.75 6.75 1.00
211 Gemint UPDATED 16.00% 7.05 7.08 0.98
212 WIBadger70 14.00% 7.06 7.06 0.97
213 JVH 1954 16.80% 3.58 3.58 0.95
214 Polish Topps 14.80% 7.81 7.81 0.91
215 Goldenblend4 16.00% 6.00 6.00 0.91
216 boberobinson 30.00% 3.24 3.24 0.90
217 NBrizz 11.60% 5.60 5.60 0.85
218 Worm's 54 Set 12.40% 5.78 5.78 0.84
219 hermit95 11.20% 6.14 6.14 0.78
220 RCM Vintage Collection - 1954 Topps Baseball Set 3.60% 5.92 5.92 0.78
221 gantro 20.80% 4.21 4.21 0.76
222 CGG's 1954 Topps Set 12.00% 5.53 5.53 0.73
223 JAM TIME 13.20% 6.77 6.77 0.70
224 percypbird 11.60% 4.76 4.76 0.64
225 The Intrieri Collection - 1954 Topps 12.40% 5.40 5.40 0.64
226 kraus.jack.g 9.60% 5.16 5.16 0.63
227 RER3 " Poor Man's Set " 10.00% 2.55 2.55 0.60
228 Nguyen 5.20% 4.19 4.19 0.58
229 [email protected] 5.60% 6.99 6.99 0.57
230 John Lee 4.00% 4.63 4.63 0.56
231 scottpt99 14.40% 2.58 2.58 0.56
232 Aptoscollector 11.20% 5.17 5.17 0.54
233 billcour 8.80% 4.27 4.27 0.52
234 mikefromct 1954 Topps Baseball 9.20% 6.66 6.66 0.49
235 rich0967 13.20% 4.54 4.54 0.48
236 Big Shooter's PSA 9 set 5.60% 9.00 9.13 0.41
237 Tim’s 54 Topps Basic Set NEW 4.00% 4.28 4.28 0.41
238 chrishow7 6.40% 6.00 6.00 0.38
239 bubssutherland's 1954 Topps 7.20% 5.47 5.47 0.37
240 SJ 1954 Baseball 6.00% 6.05 6.05 0.35
241 TylerPG1 5.20% 2.61 2.61 0.35
242 pmsbcc 5.20% 7.32 7.32 0.30
243 Rooster's 1954 Topps 1.60% 6.80 6.80 0.29
244 Vintage>Modern 3.60% 4.51 4.51 0.28
245 Geo3 1.20% 6.14 6.14 0.25
246 jonnyo 2.40% 5.96 5.96 0.11
247 vandybill 1.20% 4.73 4.73 0.08
248 jonbegos NEW 0.80% 2.20 2.20 0.06
249 lroduner 2.00% 3.17 3.17 0.05
250 yountfan74 0.40% 7.00 7.00 0.03