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

1958 Topps #436 Rival Fence Busters Willie Mays Duke Snider EX+ 48277
$45.00

1958 Topps Set #5 Willie Mays PSA 5
$124.99

1958 Topps Willie Mays Duke Snider Rival Fence Busters #436 BVG 3 VG
$19.99

1959 Topps #317 NL Hitting Kings - Richie Ashburn and Willie Mays VG-EX
$30.00

topps all star card Willie Mays 1958 SGC 7
$85.00

(13605) 1959 Topps 563 Willie Mays All-Star Giants-GD
$25.00

1959 Topps #464 Willie Mays BT EX+ C803204
$30.25

1959 Topps #464 Willie Mays BT EXMT+ A804594
$48.50

1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays G VG B807859
$69.50

1959 Topps #464 Willie Mays BT EXMT A804593
$40.25

1959 Topps #563 Willie Mays AS EXMT B807787
$87.00

1958 Topps #5 Willie Mays EX B807697
$101.00

1958 Topps #5 Willie Mays VGEX B808023
$69.50

1958 Topps #5 Willie Mays VG B807911
$58.50

1959 Topps #50 Willie Mays G VG B807875
$40.25

1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays G B807822
$53.50
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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

1964 TOPPS COINS #131 MICKEY MANTLE,SANDY KOUFAX#159,HANK AARON#149.WILLIE MAYS
$55.00

1962 Topps #54 NL Home Run Leaders Willie Mays EX+ 41436
$12.00

1964 Topps #9 NL Home Run Leaders Hank Aaron Willie Mays EX 31676
$24.00

1961 Topps #150 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants
$49.99

1964 TOPPS #150 WILLIE MAYS SGC 5 ** EX **
$44.50

Willie Mays 1961 Topps card #150 SGC 60 EX 5
$47.20

1960 TOPPS #200 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS PSA 8+++ BEAUTIFUL!
$799.00

1964 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #306 (40.00) EX G3313
$12.00

1960 Topps Baseball #200 Willie Mays NM *5973
$80.00

1961 Topps #150 Willie Mays EX+ B807769
$46.50

1963 Topps #300 Willie Mays VG B807938
$29.25

1961 Topps #579 Willie Mays AS VGEX B808073
$48.50

1961 Topps #150 Willie Mays EX+ B807768
$46.50

1961 Topps Stamps #80 Willie Mays EX+ J805698
$16.25

1963 Topps Peel Off Sticker Willie Mays Giants HOF EX EX-MT Common Back
$28.50

1960 Topps #564 Willie Mays AS All Star BVG 6
$79.99
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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

1965 TOPPS #6 NL RBI LEADERS WILLIE MAYS RON SANTO PSA 9
$375.00

1967 TOPPS BASEBALL #200 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS GD PR *SH
$9.95

(22383) 1966 Topps 1 Willie Mays Giants-PR
$17.50

1967 Topps #200 Willie Mays UER VGEX B808100
$31.25

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays EX+ B807777
$92.00

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays VGEX B808091
$53.50

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays VGEX B808093
$53.50

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays VGEX B808092
$53.50

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays EX+ J806826
$22.25

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays EXMT J806827
$32.25

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays EX J806822
$16.25

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays EXMT+ J806828
$40.25

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays EX+ J806823
$22.25

1968 Topps Game #8 Willie Mays EXMT+ J806514
$16.25

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays EX+ J806824
$22.25

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays EX+ J806825
$22.25
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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 #49 Willie Mays EX 41148
$15.00

1971 Topps #600 Willie Mays VG-EX 77971
$35.00

1971 Topps #600 Willie Mays VG 77972
$25.00

1973 Topps Candy Lid Willie Mays nice w bent tab 17682
$90.00

1973 Topps Baseball, #1 Leaders, Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays
$12.99

1973 Topps #305 Willie Mays New York Mets Baseball Card – EX
$25.00

1972 TOPPS #50 WILLIE MAYS IA EXMT *171002
$10.00

1970 TOPPS SUPERS # 18 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS EX-MT 273437 SET BREAK
$29.00

1971 TOPPS SUPERS # 56 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS VG-EX 273493 SET BREAK
$12.00

1972 Topps Willie Mays #49 VG (6609)
$9.00

1970 Topps #600 WILLIE MAYS . EX+-NM Vintage
$64.99

1972 Topps WILLIE MAYS #49. EX-NM Vintage
$24.99

1972 Topps WILLIE MAYS (Mays in Action) #50. NM Near-Mint Vintage
$34.99

1959-1972 Topps HOF Baseball Card Lot Willie Mays Ted Williams Sandy Koufax
$5.50

1972 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS CARD #49- GRADED 6 EX-NM
$19.99

1972 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #50 (20.00) EXMT T1645
$7.00
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