1956 Topps - Basic

Number of
Required Items
342
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.924

With no Bowman issue to compete with, this set represented Topps "coming out party," coinciding with Mickey Mantle's emergence as a dominant force during his historic Triple Crown year. Not surprisingly Mantle's card is key to this terrific set which includes Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente, Hank Aaron, and the New York Yankees team card. 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 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013   2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 UPDATED 100.00% 9.32 10.24 10.24
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 100.00% 9.11 R 9.75 9.75
3 Phil Minard's - 1956 Topps Basic Set 100.00% 9.02 R 9.47 9.47
3 RR Sports Auction - November 2019 100.00% 9.02 9.47 9.47
5 Michael Wachs 99.42% 8.78 R 9.06 9.01

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Charles Merkel HOF 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013   2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 UPDATED 100.00% 9.32 10.24 10.24
2 RR Sports Auction - November 2019 100.00% 9.02 9.47 9.47
3 Vic Garvin’s Time Travel 100.00% 8.47 8.65 8.65
4 jbaker4422 UPDATED 100.00% 8.43 8.60 8.60
5 Ron Hobbs Family Collection 100.00% 8.37 8.52 8.52
6 LarDog UPDATED 100.00% 8.20 8.29 8.29
7 Mr Consistency 100.00% 8.19 8.26 8.26
8 Derek's 1956 Set 100.00% 8.19 8.25 8.25
9 Stoney's Collection 100.00% 8.17 8.23 8.23
10 msd1172 100.00% 8.14 8.20 8.20
11 The cards your mom said she threw out 1956 100.00% 8.16 8.19 8.19
12 fcampney 100.00% 8.15 8.18 8.18
13 greggpatenaude 100.00% 8.13 8.17 8.17
14 Brian's 1956 Topps Basic Baseball Set 100.00% 8.12 8.15 8.15
15 BBCards4U2 92.69% 8.78 9.09 8.14
16 Jim's 1956 Topps Basic Set 100.00% 8.10 8.12 8.12
17 DLW's 56's 100.00% 8.10 8.11 8.11
18 P J Tama 100.00% 8.08 8.10 8.10
19 jbcofc UPDATED 100.00% 8.08 8.10 8.10
20 starfire030 100.00% 8.04 8.05 8.05

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