1963 Topps - Master

Number of
Required Items
583
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.584

As one of the most visually attractive and difficult sets of the 1960s, the 1963 Topps baseball set is a top choice amongst collectors. Of all the 1960s Topps issues, this set made the best use of color. The bold colors provide excellent eye-appeal but, due to the solid, colored borders at the base of each card, finding high-grade examples is a chore. They are as beautiful as they are easily chipped. This great set is also filled with tremendous star power. It is also home to one of the most desirable cards in the hobby, the Pete Rose rookie card. Willie Stargell, another key Hall of Famer, also has a rookie card in the high-number series. Along with the usual dose of stars like Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Sandy Koufax, Hank Aaron, and Willie Mays, there are a few extremely popular combo cards. Buc Blasters (Clemente, etc.), Bomber's Best (Tresh/Mantle/Richardson), Power Plus (Aaron/Banks), Pride of the N.L. (Mays/Musial), and Dodgers' Big Three (Koufax/Drysdale/Podres) are all very popular cards and they help make this set, perhaps, the most desirable of the decade. The common series, cards 447-522, are very tough and command a premium. This set can satisfy on a number of levels. 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 keppler1 98.11% 8.97 9.61 9.45
2 Five Cards & One Piece of Bad Gum 1963 Master Set 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 100.00% 8.79 9.22 9.22
3 J Evanoff 1963 Master Set 100.00% 8.78 9.22 9.22
4 The Dominick Terranova Collection 2017 2018 99.66% 8.74 R 9.18 9.16
5 1963 Topps Baseball - Master (RAM) UPDATED 99.49% 8.73 9.16 9.11

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 keppler1 98.11% 8.97 9.61 9.45
2 Five Cards & One Piece of Bad Gum 1963 Master Set 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 100.00% 8.79 9.22 9.22
3 J Evanoff 1963 Master Set 100.00% 8.78 9.22 9.22
4 1963 Topps Baseball - Master (RAM) UPDATED 99.49% 8.73 9.16 9.11
5 Quakers 1963 Topps Set 100.00% 8.40 8.59 8.59
6 Scott's '63 Master Set 100.00% 8.16 8.20 8.20
7 DMO set 100.00% 8.11 8.14 8.14
8 jbcofc UPDATED 100.00% 8.07 8.11 8.11
9 Gemint 99.31% 8.13 8.18 8.09
10 Trading Bases 1963 Topps Baseball Master Set 100.00% 8.08 8.09 8.09
11 RG63 100.00% 8.05 8.07 8.07
12 bobsbbcards 100.00% 8.05 8.06 8.06
13 Green Dragons 100.00% 8.03 8.04 8.04
14 ajg 100.00% 8.00 8.00 8.00
15 Gary B's 1963 Topps 99.66% 8.01 8.01 8.00
16 GI's 63 Set - All Eights 99.49% 8.00 8.00 7.98
17 Nats Fan's '63 Topps 100.00% 7.84 7.85 7.85
18 dr. jay's ballcards 100.00% 7.76 7.81 7.81
19 Matt's 63 Topps 100.00% 7.72 7.75 7.75
20 The Nelson Collection 96.05% 7.99 8.01 7.62

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