1954 Red Heart Baseball Cards

1954 Red Heart Baseball Cards



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Baseball cards have been issued with a wide assortment of products over the years, but 1954 Red Heart Baseball is one of the few issued in conjunction with a brand of dog food. It was available beginning in 1954 as a mail-in offer for labels of the different flavors of Red Heart, and was apparently still available through the company as late as the early 1970s. While the fact that they were still available so many years after they were issued, there was a lessened demand for the cards in the hobby for a while, but that has eased considerably. The set is now considered to be one of the classic sets of the decade.

1954 Red Heart Baseball has just 33 cards. They were issued in three separate series of 11 unnumbered cards. Each series was given a distinctive solid background color behind the player's picture: blue, green, or red. Red background cards are the toughest.

A diamond-shaped box appears below the player with the player's name, and his team name is listed at the bottom. Backs feature the player's full name, position and team name, as well as his biographical info. Statistics for 1953 and career are shown, as is a Red Heart advertisement.

Considering the small size of the set, most cards feature stars of the era. The two biggest are Mickey Mantle and Stan Musial. Neither are in 1954 Topps Baseball. Musial wasn't in 1954 Bowman either, which makes this card especially prized. The fact that Musial is one of the red background cards makes it even more special.

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1954 RED HEART ALVIN DARK PSA 8++ GORGEOUS HIGH-END AND RARE! BLAZING COLORS!
$134.99
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1954 RED HEART BILLY COX PSA 8+ RARE BROOKLYN DODGERS STAR!
$110.00
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1954 Red Heart Mickey Mantle Rare New York Yankees Card Appears MINT!
$231.20
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1954 Red Heart George Kell #12 Boston Red Sox PSA 5
$24.99
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1954 Red Heart George Kell PSA 3 (6819)
$39.00
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1954 Red Heart Roy McMillan PSA 5 (6638)
$39.00
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1954 Red Heart Billy Cox PSA 3 (6809)
$39.00
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1954 RED HEART DUKE SNIDER POOR *110852
$35.00
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1954 RED HEART STAN MUSIAL GOOD+ NO CREASES NICELY CENTERED *110855
$130.00
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1954 RED HEART JIM GILLIAM GOOD SURFACE CREASES NICELY CENTERED *110854
$25.00
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1954 RED HEART ALVIN DARK GOOD MUTIPLE CREASES PENCIL MARK BACK *110853
$15.00
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1954 RED HEART BOB LEMON PSA 5 EX INDIANS HOFer
$17.63
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1954 RED HEART GUS ZERNIAL PSA 6 EX-MT ATHLETICS
$13.55
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1954 RED HEART FRANKIE BAUMHOLTZ NM-MT CUBS ultra-sharp! vibrant colors!
$5.03
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1954 RED HEART TED KLUSZEWSKI NM-MT REDLEGS ultra-sharp! vibrant colors!
$14.55
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1954 RED HEART ALVIN DARK NM-MT GIANTS ultra-sharp! vibrant colors!
$7.55
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Checklist

1954 Red Heart Baseball Checklist

33 cards. Set is not numbered.

Richie Ashburn
Frankie Baumholtz
Gus Bell
Billy Cox
Alvin Dark
Carl Erskine
Ferris Fain
Dee Fondy
Nelson Fox
Jim Gilliam
Jim Hegan
George Kell
Ted Kluszewski
Ralph Kiner
Harvey Kuenn
Bob Lemon
Sherman Lollar
Mickey Mantle
Billy Martin
Gil McDougald
Roy McMillan
Minnie Minoso
Stan Musial
Billy Pierce
Al Rosen
Hank Sauer
Red Schoendienst
Enos Slaughter
Duke Snider
Warren Spahn
Sammy White
Eddie Yost
Gus Zernial
1954 Red Heart Stan Musial Image

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1954 RED HEART BILLY COX PSA 8+ RARE BROOKLYN DODGERS STAR!
$110.00
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1954 Red Heart George Kell PSA 3 (6819)
$39.00
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1954 Red Heart Roy McMillan PSA 5 (6638)
$39.00
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1954 Red Heart Billy Cox PSA 3 (6809)
$39.00
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1954 RED HEART BOB LEMON PSA 5 EX INDIANS HOFer
$17.63
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1954 RED HEART GUS ZERNIAL PSA 6 EX-MT ATHLETICS
$13.55
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1954 RED HEART TED KLUSZEWSKI PSA 8+ SP LUSCIOUS DEEP COLOR-SIMPLY MAGNIFICENT!
$224.99
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1954 RED HEART RALPH KINER SP PSA 8+ RARE & WELL CENTERED! PACK FRESH LOOK!
$274.99
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1954 RED HEART WARREN SPAHN PSA 5.5 EX+ BRAVES HOFer
$31.30
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1954 RED HEART RALPH KINER PSA 8 NM-MT CUBS HOFer
$113.61
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1954 RED HEART HARVEY KUENN PSA 4 VG-EX TIGERS
$7.99
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1954 RED HEART EDDIE YOST PSA 7 NM SENATORS
$22.80
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1954 RED HEART JIM HEGAN PSA 7 NM INDIANS
$18.23
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1954 RED HEART AL ROSEN PSA 7 NM INDIANS
$15.55
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1954 RED HEART GUS ZERNIAL PSA 7 NM ATHLETICS
$16.50
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1954 RED HEART STAN MUSIAL PSA 8 NM-MT CARDINALS HOFer
$676.00
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