1916 Sporting News (M101-4)

Number of
Required Items
200
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
09.248

The 1916 Sporting News M101-4 baseball series consists of 200 cards, each measuring 1-5/8” by 3”. Each piece hosts a sepia image with the player’s name, team, position and the card number identified at the lower white border. The set was offered as a marketing promotion by C.C. Spink and Son, publishers of The Sporting News, with the backs either blank, bearing the publication’s name, or carrying one of several different advertisements. The M101-4 series is anchored by Eddie Collins (#24), Charles Comiskey (#36), Ty Cobb (#38), Sam Crawford (#41), Joe Jackson (#87), Hugh Jennings (#90), Walter Johnson (#91), Babe Ruth (#151), Joe Tinker (#174) and Honus Wagner (#182).

All-Time Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 2015 2016 2017 2018 HOF 100.00% 6.75 7.15 7.15
2 Robert Edward Auctions 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 94.00% 6.59 R 7.07 6.31
3 Goldin Auctions October Legends 100.00% 5.31 R 5.39 5.39
4 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection Set II 92.50% 5.09 5.09 4.43
5 RSSkaggs 83.00% 5.69 5.74 3.45

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 2015 2016 2017 2018 HOF 100.00% 6.75 7.15 7.15
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection Set II 92.50% 5.09 5.09 4.43
3 RSSkaggs 83.00% 5.69 5.74 3.45
4 The Madison Collection 100.00% 3.16 3.16 3.16
5 BBCards4U2 5.50% 6.77 7.23 0.35