1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats Baseball Cards

1972 Kellogg’s All-Time Baseball Greats Baseball Cards

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Today, retired greats are common in a lot of sets. But back in the early 1970s, it was something a little different. A few sets existed here and there, like a handful of the early Fleer baseball sets, but they were the exception. Perhaps that's what makes 1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats so interesting.

A spin-off of sorts from the MLB sets the cereal producer was releasing at the time, 1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats has a small checklist of just 15 cards. But what a checklist it is. All 14 players in the set (Babe Ruth appears on two cards) are Hall of Famers.

Like Kellogg's other sets from the 1970s, this one brings 3-D images. Considering how far the technology has come, they still look very good today. They're smaller than traditional cards, measuring 2 1/4" by 3 1/2". A small white border gives way to a starred blue inner border. The player's name is in a yellow ribbon along the bottom. A yellow shield at the top of the card notes their place as a great.

Card backs squeeze a lot of info onto them. Besides a small photo,there are two sections of text. The first is a brief bio. The body of the card has a writeup of career achievements and highlights along with some stats.

1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats  9 Honus Wagner 1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats  9 Honus Wagner Back

Because of the material used to produced the cards, 1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats are prone to cracking. This is common for all Kellogg's sets from that period. However, if the plastic manages to stay in tact, these cards don't have a lot of other condition issues.

One might think that the strong checklist, unique theme (for the time) and cereal box distribution might make 1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats cards pricey. It couldn't be more opposite. Cards are extremely reasonably priced, even graded. The small checklist also makes it a relatively easy set to build.

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1972 Kellogg’s All-time Greats #1 Walter Johnson Washington Senators HOF
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1972 Kellogg’s All-time Greats #5 George Sisler St. Louis Browns Hall-Of-Fame
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1972 Kellogg’s All-time Greats #6 Babe Ruth New York Yankees Hall-Of-Fame
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1972 Kelloggs All Time Greats complete set 3D 2 Ruth cards Cobb Wagner Gehrig
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1972 Kellogg's 3-D All-Time Baseball Greats #1 Walter Johnson Card 0k0
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1970-1972 KELLOGGS 12 CY YOUNG NM XOGRAPH 3-D ALL TIME BASEBALL GREATS INDIANS
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1972 KELLOGGS MLB #8 PIE TRAYNOR NM XOGRAPH 3-D ALL TIME BASEBALL GREATS PIRATES
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1972 Kelloggs All Time Greats #6 Babe Ruth NM MT NEW YORK YANKEES A13207 - NM-MT
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1972 Kellogg's All Time Baseball Greats - Cy Young #12 - Cleveland Indians - 3D
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1972 Kellogg's #11 Tris Speaker All-Time Baseball Greats NM-MT
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1972 Kellogg's 3-D All-Time Baseball Greats #15 Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers Card 2r5
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1972 KELLOGG's WALTER JOHNSON NM+ GREATEST RIGHT HANDED PITCHER #1 51716HM
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1972 Kellogg's All Time Baseball Greats Babe Ruth Store Display w o Cards DA3344
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1972 Kellogg's All Time Baseball Greats Babe Ruth Store Display + Cards DA013347
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1972 Kelloggs Baseball #2 Rogers Hornsby Nrmt++ c03665
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1972 Kelloggs Baseball #5 George Sisler NM++ c03668
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1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats Checklist

15 cards.

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1972 Kellogg's All Time Great Babe Ruth #14 PSA 10
$87.99

1972 Kellogg's #10 Eddie Collins Athletics White Sox HOF PSA 10
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1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats George Sisler #5 PSA 10 GEM MINT (PWCC)
$5.50

1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats #2 ROGERS HORNSBY Gem Mint RARE PSA 10
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1972 KELLOGG'S ALL-TIME BASEBALL GREATS #14 BABE RUTH HOF PSA 9 B2253130-974
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1972 Kellogg's All-Time Baseball Greats #6 Babe Ruth PSA 9 MINT Portrait Photo !
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1972 Kellogg's ATG #6 Babe Ruth PSA 9 New York Yankees Mint
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Lou Gehrig 1972 Kelloggs ALL-TIME BASEBALL GREATS # 13 PSA NM-MT 8
$11.99

1972 KELLOGG'S ALL-TIME BASEBALL GREATS #13 LOU GEHRIG HOF PSA 9 B2289406-288
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1972 KELLOGG'S ALL-TIME BASEBALL GREATS #8 PIE TRAYNOR HOF PSA 9 B2301674-828
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1972 Kelloggs All Time Greats Lou Gehrig #13 PSA 8 Sweet Card
$24.95

1972 Kellogg's CY Young HOF (#12) PSA9 PSA
$19.97

1972 Kellogg's All-Time Greats #11 Tris Speaker PSA 10
$23.00

1972 Kellogg's All-Time Greats #8 Pie Traynor PSA 10
$24.00

1972 Kellogg's HONUS WAGNER All Time Baseball Greats Mint PSA 9
$55.00

1972 KELLOGG'S ALL-TIME GREATS #1 WALTER JOHNSON HOF PSA 9 B2198675-804
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Ryan is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff. His collecting origins began with winter bike rides to the corner store, tossing a couple of quarters onto the counter and peddling home with a couple packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey in his pocket. Today, he continues to build sets, go after inserts with cool technologies, chase Montreal Expos and finish off his John Jaha master collection.

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