1962 Topps - Basic

Number of
Required Items
599
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.355

This was the largest set of cards ever issued (at the time) with 598 different issues plus multitudinous varieties. The cards are 2½" by 3½" and feature a photo of the player on the front and a biography, cartoon and statistics on the reverse. Popular subsets in this series include the nine "In-Action" cards and the ten Babe Ruth cards. There are also multi-player rookie cards (a first), team cards, World Series cards, All-Star cards and other special items. The high numbers include some rare "short-prints." To read in-depth articles, click here and here.

All-Time Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 MDCrabCake 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 100.00% 8.98 9.83 9.83
2 seinbigd 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 100.00% 8.90 9.68 9.68
3 eric's 62's 100.00% 8.87 R 9.60 9.60
4 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 2011 2012 2013 100.00% 8.82 R 9.48 9.48
5 gb5151 100.00% 8.69 9.26 9.26

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 MDCrabCake 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 100.00% 8.98 9.83 9.83
2 seinbigd 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 100.00% 8.90 9.68 9.68
3 gb5151 100.00% 8.69 9.26 9.26
4 Roger's Retirement Fund - 1962 Topps Set 99.83% 8.13 8.19 8.18
5 jlbdepot 100.00% 8.10 8.18 8.18
6 R Faccio's 1962 Topps BB - Basic 100.00% 8.04 8.06 8.06
7 Don Johnson Collection 100.00% 8.00 8.00 8.00
8 The Nelson Collection 99.83% 7.94 7.96 7.95
9 Kramer Kollectibles 100.00% 7.87 7.95 7.95
10 LTJ's 1962 Topps Basic 100.00% 7.81 7.81 7.81
11 The Sterg Collection UPDATED 100.00% 7.70 7.70 7.70
12 GI's 62 Set - All Eights 97.66% 8.00 8.01 7.57
13 Brewers18 UPDATED 96.83% 7.82 7.88 7.52
14 Saved from My Spokes: 1962 topps set 99.83% 7.38 7.39 7.38
15 bobsbbcards 100.00% 7.16 7.16 7.16
16 rfwgs888 99.83% 7.15 7.15 7.14
17 dr. jay's ballcards UPDATED 100.00% 7.12 7.14 7.14
18 MDA's 20 + years collection 93.32% 8.05 8.11 6.97
19 BBCards4U2 80.30% 8.63 9.09 6.96
20 TRW 62 Topps 97.16% 7.06 7.06 6.56

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