Vintage Willie Mays Baseball Card Timeline: 1951-1974

Vintage Willie Mays Baseball Card Timeline: 1951-1974

1951-1959

When it comes to vintage baseball cards, there's a certain royalty among players. Willie Mays stands near the top. One of the most beloved players in the game's history, he ranks among the career leaders in several major offensive categories. Willie Mays wasn't just a great player, he made baseball more exciting.

Today, there's no shortage of Willie Mays cards. He's been featured consistently in modern releases, including autographs and memorabilia cards. But for most collectors, it's the vintage Willie Mays baseball cards that are the most iconic.

Between 1951 and 1974, Bowman and Topps combined to release 56 cards in their mainstream sets. This doesn't include the dozens of oddball, insert and premium issues that were released over the same period. You can see all of the base set Bowman and Topps Willie Mays cards by navigating the tabs above. This includes both his main cards and subset cards like All-Stars and League Leaders.

Willie Mays Baseball Cards - 1951 to 1959

Click on the card names or images to shop for specific singles on eBay.

1951 Bowman Baseball Willie Mays RC #305

1952 Bowman Willie Mays #218

1952 Bowman Willie Mays

1952 Topps Willie Mays #261

1952 Topps Willie Mays

1953 Topps Willie Mays #244

1953 Topps Willie Mays

1954 Bowman Willie Mays #89

1954 Bowman Willie Mays

1954 Topps Willie Mays #90

1954 Topps Baseball Willie Mays

1955 Bowman Willie Mays #184

1955 Bowman Willie Mays

1955 Topps Willie Mays #194

1955 Topps Baseball Willie Mays

1956 Topps Willie Mays #130

1956 Topps Willie Mays

1957 Topps Willie Mays #10

1958 Topps Willie Mays #5

1958 Topps Willie Mays #436 Rival Fence Busters with Duke Snider

1958 Topps Willie Mays #486 All-Star

1959 Topps Willie Mays #50

1959 Topps Willie Mays #317 N.L. Hitting Kings with Richie Ashburn

1959 Topps Willie Mays #464 Baseball Thrills

1959 Topps Willie Mays 464

1959 Topps Willie Mays #563 All-Star

Top eBay Listings

1954 Topps #90 Willie Mays New York Giants HOF VGEX No Creases Must Have
$189.99

1956 Topps #130 Willie Mays FAIR G11584
$100.00

1959 Topps #317 NL Hitting Kings - Willie Mays Rich EX G33517
$35.00

1959 Topps #317 NL Hitting Kings - Willie Mays Rich VG G26717
$16.00

1954 TOPPS #90 WILLIE MAYS FAIR 1.5 MK (6873)
$69.99

1957 Topps WILLIE MAYS #10 Nice OLD CARD #JT G9
$20.00

Willie Mays 1959 Topps All Star Card #563 High Number SF Giants SGC 60 EX 5
$70.50

1951 Bowman Baseball #305 Willie Mays Rookie Card SGC 30
$1,059.99

1959 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS PSA 5 EX GIANTS HOF
$85.00

1956 Topps # 130 Willie Mays Grey Back VG EX cond New York Giants
$129.99

1956 Topps # 130 Willie Mays Grey Back VG cond New York Giants
$125.00

1956 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS #130 GIANTS GB HOF EXMT+ BEAUTY!!
$25.99

1958 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS SGC 6.5 82 HOF GIANTS
$150.00

1958 Topps 5 Willie Mays PSA 2 (5861)
$45.00

1954 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS #90 GIANTS HOF VGEX WRINKLES NICE!!
$38.99

SEALED TOPPS 1952 Jackie Robinson #312 1953 Willie Mays #244 Bronze Dealer Only
$24.99
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1960-1964

Willie Mays Baseball Cards - 1960 to 1964

1960 Topps Willie Mays #200

1960 Topps Willie Mays #7 Master & Mentor with Bill Rigney

1960 Topps Willie Mays #564 All-Star

1961 Topps Willie Mays #150

1961 Topps Willie Mays #41 National League Batting Leaders with Dick Groat, Norm Larker and Roberto Clemente

1961 Topps Willie Mays #482 National League MVP

1961 Topps Willie Mays #579 All-Star

1962 Topps Willie Mays #300

1962 Topps Willie Mays #18 Managers' Dream with Mickey Mantle

1962 Topps Willie Mays #54 National League Home Run Leaders with Orlando Cepeda and Frank Robinson

1962 Topps Willie Mays #395 All-Star

1963 Topps Willie Mays #300

1963 Topps Willie Mays

1963 Topps Willie Mays #3 National League Home Run Leaders with Hank Aaron, Frank Robinson, Ernie Banks and Orlando Cepeda

1963 Topps Willie Mays #138 Pride of N.L. with Stan Musial

1963 Topps Willie Mays Stan Musial

1964 Topps Willie Mays #150

1964 Topps Willie Mays #9 National League Home Run Leaders with Hank Aaron, Willie McCovey and Orlando Cepeda

1964 Topps Willie Mays #306 Giants Gunners with Orlando Cepeda

1964 Topps Willie Mays #423 Tops in NL with Hank Aaron

Top eBay Listings

SC1) 1961 Topps #150 "Say Hey" Willie Mays San Francisco Giants HOF 660 HR's EM
$69.99

1964 Topps #306 Giants Gunners - Willie Mays Orland VG EX G43983
$27.00

1960 Topps #564 All-Star - Willie Mays NM G38636
$160.00

1964 Topps #306 Giants Gunners - Willie Mays Orland EX G44234
$30.00

1961 TOPPS #150 WILLIE MAYS PSA 5 (6901)
$49.99

1961 TOPPS Willie Mays PSA Graded VERY GOOD 3 GIANTS #JT G9
$20.00

1960 Topps Master & Mentor (Willie Mays Bill Rigney) !!!! #7 Look!!! $20+bv!!
$7.99

1961 Topps #150 WILLIE MAYS HOF SF Giants PSA 7 h8778
$120.00

1961 Topps Roberto Clemente Willie Mays #41 Batting Leaders Good VG Condition
$5.74

1964 TOPPS BASEBALL #306 WILLIE MAYS CEPEDA GIANT GUNNERS
$16.00

1964 Topps Willie Mays #150 Baseball Card
$10.50

1964 topps willie mays vg #150
$24.99

1961 Topps Willie Mays #150 Baseball Card
$9.95

1960 TOPPS BASEBALL CARD -GIANTS- * WILLIE MAYS* -#200 - EX -* LOOK *see scan*
$70.00

1962 TOPPS # 300 WILLIE MAYS SGC 50 !!
$99.99

1960 topps #7 WILLIE MAYS BILL RIGNEY san francisco giants BGS BCCG 7
$12.00
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1965-1969

Willie Mays Baseball Cards - 1965 to 1969

1965 Topps Willie Mays #250

1965 Topps Willie Mays

1965 Topps Willie Mays #4 National League Home Run Leaders with Billy Williams, Johnny Callison, Orlando Cepeda and Jim Hart

1965 Topps Willie Mays #6 National League RBI Leaders with Ken Boyer and Ron Santo

1966 Topps Willie Mays #1

1966 Topps Willie Mays #215 National League Batting Leaders with Roberto Clemente and Hank Aaron

1966 Topps Willie Mays #217 National League Home Run Leaders with Willie McCovey and Billy Williams

1966 Topps Willie Mays #219 National League RBI Leaders with Deron Johnson and Frank Robinson

1967 Topps Willie Mays #200

1967 Topps Willie Mays #191 Checklist

1967 Topps Willie Mays #244 National League Home Run Leaders with Hank Aaron and Richie Allen

1967 Topps Willie Mays #423 Fence Busters with Willie McCovey

1968 Topps Willie Mays #50

1968 Topps Willie Mays #490 Super Stars with Harmon Killebrew and Mickey Mantle

1969 Topps Willie Mays #190

Top eBay Listings

TOPPS-BASEBALL CARD-1965-#250 WILLIE MAYS-GIANTS-BVG 6 EX-MT - 8507568
$78.00

1969 Topps #190 Willie Mays - Giants EXMT but Has Pinhole On Top - See Pics
$24.99

1967 TOPPS BASEBALL # 200 WILLIE MAYS PSA 7 NM
$99.00

GIANTS 1969 Topps Stamp Album(WILLIE McCOVEY WILLIE MAYS JUAN MARICHAL RON HUNT
$19.99

1968 Topps Game 8 Willie Mays PSA 7 (0683)
$39.00

Henry Hank Aaron Willie Mays Dick allen 1967 Topps NL 1966 HR Leaders #244
$20.00

(32218) 1969 Topps 190 Willie Mays Giants-EX
$50.00

1969 TOPPS DECAL WILLIE MAYS !!
$29.99

1969 Topps Decals Inserts Willie Mays Graded BCCG 10
$89.95

1967 Topps #200 Willie Mays
$29.99

SF GIANTS WILLIE MAYS 1969 TOPPS DECKLE EDGE INSERT CARD
$19.99

TOPPS 1967 WILLIE MAYS?WILLIE MCCOVEY-F. BUSTERS SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS, ORIGINAL
$9.99

1965 Topps Willie Mays Baseball Card Graded BCCG 9 *600
$199.95

1967 Topps Pin-Up 12 Willie Mays PSA 6 (3329)
$130.00

1969 Topps willie Mays Card 190
$20.00

1969 Topps #190 WILLIE MAYS Giants HOF BVG 7 NM
$75.00
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1970-1974

Willie Mays Baseball Cards - 1970 to 1974

1970 Topps Willie Mays #600

1970 Topps Willie Mays

1971 Topps Willie Mays #600

1972 Topps Willie Mays #49

1972 Topps Willie Mays

1972 Topps Willie Mays #50 In Action

1973 Topps Willie Mays #305

1973 Topps Willie Mays #1 All-Time Home Run Leaders with Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron

1974 Topps Willie Mays #473 World Series Game 2

Top eBay Listings

1972 Topps IN ACTION LOT 21 DIFFERENT - Juan Marichal, Willie Mays, Jackson MORE
$16.61

1972 Topps #50 Willie Mays In Action HOF GIANTS (See Scan For Condition)
$12.99

1972 Topps Willie Mays Card # 50 EXMT NM
$17.95

1972 Topps #49 Willie Mays
$15.99

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS WILLIE MAYS 1972 TOPPS CARD #49 GREAT SHAPE
$15.49

1973 Topps Willie Mays Baseball Card Graded BCCG 9 *858
$59.95

1972 Topps willie Mays Card 50
$10.00

1971 Topps #600 Willie Mays NR Gorgeous Looking
$5.83

1972 Topps Lot "Set Break" Willie Mays #49 & Willie Mays In Action #50
$25.00

1972 WILLIE MAYS - Topps "In Action" Baseball Card # 50 - San Francisco Giants
$13.95

1972 Topps 49 Willie Mays NM s o c
$24.00

1970 TOPPS #600 Willie Mays SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS EX-MINT HOF
$40.00

1973 TOPPS #1 ALL TIME HOME RUN LEADERS BABE RUTH-HANK AARON-WILLIE MAYS
$40.00

1972 Topps Willie Mays Card #49 EX MT++ 14849
$19.95

1970 TOPPS #600 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$32.00

1970 Topps #600 Willie Mays SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS EX condition
$32.99
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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 and can be found onGoogle+.

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