1966 Topps - Basic

Number of
Required Items
598
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.999

The 1966 Topps baseball set is one that is filled with stars but plagued with condition obstacles and high-number scarcities. This 598-card set features the usual cast of star characters like Mickey Mantle, Roberto Clemente, Hank Aaron, Pete Rose, and a great number one card of Willie Mays. The set also features rookie cards of hurlers Jim Palmer and Don Sutton, both Hall of Famers. The most common condition obstacle seems to be the presence of tilt cuts. When the image is titled, the centering can be dramatically affected preventing an otherwise Mint card from reaching unqualified Mint status. Keep in mind that some of the cards, in the high-number series, were short printed (SP) and they do sell for a premium. In fact, some of the short printed cards feature star players. This is truly one from the tougher sets, from the 1960s, to complete in high-grade. 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 131313 2022 2023 100.00% 9.53 10.41 10.41
2 BBCards4U2 2014 2015 HOF 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 UPDATED 99.16% 9.51 10.33 10.15
3 Vintage Corvette - 1966 Topps Baseball Set #1 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 100.00% 9.12 9.49 9.49
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4 Kriskepplersportsc... 99.67% 9.14 R 9.53 9.48
5 Mr. Masters 1966 100.00% 9.06 R 9.37 9.37

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 131313 2022 2023 100.00% 9.53 10.41 10.41
2 BBCards4U2 2014 2015 HOF 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 UPDATED 99.16% 9.51 10.33 10.15
3 Vintage Corvette - 1966 Topps Baseball Set #1 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 100.00% 9.12 9.49 9.49
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4 Pelwood Cards 100.00% 8.99 9.24 9.24
5 bankonit 100.00% 8.80 8.96 8.96
6 CBH Collection 100.00% 8.73 8.86 8.86
7 SirenA 100.00% 8.65 8.75 8.75
8 SBS - ' 66 Topps Set 100.00% 8.50 8.60 8.60
9 MacBoube '66 Topps Beisbol 100.00% 8.44 8.49 8.49
10 cardman222001 99.83% 8.27 8.31 8.30
11 Gemint's 1966 Set 100.00% 8.19 8.21 8.21
12 The Nelson Collection 100.00% 8.18 8.20 8.20
13 Jon’s ‘66 Topps UPDATED 100.00% 8.17 8.18 8.18
14 dr. jay's ballcards 100.00% 8.10 8.15 8.15
15 bobsbbcards 100.00% 8.08 8.09 8.09
16 gary2 100.00% 8.07 8.08 8.08
17 Palmetto1966 UPDATED 99.83% 8.06 8.07 8.06
18 JMDVM 100.00% 8.02 8.03 8.03
19 B Film King’s 1966 Topps Baseball 100.00% 8.01 8.01 8.01
20 GI's 66 Set - All Eights 100.00% 8.00 8.00 8.00

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