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

1959 TOPPS #563 WILLIE MAYS ALL-STAR
$43.00

1958 TOPPS #19 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS TEAM CARD W WILLIE MAYS
$10.00

1958 TOPPS #436 WILLIE MAYS & DUKE SNIDER
$40.00

1957 TOPPS #10 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$75.00

1957 TOPPS #10 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$100.00

1958 Topps Baseball Rival Fence Busters WILLIE MAYS & DUKE SNIDER #436 VG
$14.00

Willie Mays 1953 Topps #244 ** PSA 4 ** Well Centered!
$989.99

WILLIE MAYS 1958 Topps #5 Giants
$99.99

1959 Topps #50 Willie Mays (VG-EX+) Free Shipping
$49.99

1958 Topps Willie Mays #5 PSA EX 5
$125.00

1954 Bowman Willie Mays PSA 3 Vg # 89
$107.00

1959 Topps NL Hitting Kings Richie Ashburn Willie Mays #317
$10.00

1958 TOPPS Rival Fence Busters WILLIE MAYS DUKE SNIDER CARD #436 - NEAR MINT+
$56.99

1959 Topps NL Hitting Kings Willie Mays Ashburn #317 - PSA 7! Giants!
$77.99

1954 Bowman # 89 Willie Mays (Giants) EX+
$185.00

1954 Topps #192 1954 MVP Yogi Berra Willie Mays *1676*
$5.00
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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

bob clemente-willie mays 1961 topps leaders card
$25.00

1964 TOPPS #423 HANK AARON & WILLIE MAYS
$60.00

1964 TOPPS #306 WILLIE MAYS & ORLANDO CEPEDA
$19.00

1961 TOPPS #482 WILLIE MAYS MVP
$21.00

1960 TOPPS #7 WILLIE MAYS & BILL RIGNEY
$12.00

1960 TOPPS #7 WILLIE MAYS & BILL RIGNEY
$13.00

1961 Topps Baseball WILLIE MAYS MVP #482 EXMT+
$25.00

Willie Mays 1962 Topps All Star #395 ** PSA 8 **
$149.99

1961 topps #41 GROAT LARKER WILLIE MAYS CLEMENTE nl batting leaders BGS BCCG 9
$60.00

WILLIE MAYS 1960 Topps #200 Giants
$36.24

1962 Topps #300 Willie Mays Giants EX-MT no creases clean picture
$119.99

Mickey Mantle Willie Mays Beckett GRADED 1962 Topps #18 Yankees Giants
$139.00

1961 Topps Baseball #41 NL Batting Leaders, HOF WILLIE MAYS & HOF CLEMENTE
$16.99

1963 TOPPS VINTAGE CARD #138 WILLIE MAYS STAN MUSIAL PRIDE OF N.L. EX
$40.00

1961 TOPPS GIANTS LOT: #150 WILLIE MAYS VG EX oc, MATTY ALOU 327, STU MILLER+
$40.00

1961 Topps #41 NL Batting Leaders Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente, Larker + EX MT
$19.59
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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

1967 Topps #200 Willie Mays VG Y36133
$38.00

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants
$60.00

1967 TOPPS #191 CHECKLIST W WILLIE MAYS UNMARKED
$8.00

1966 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #1 IN EXCELLENT CONDITION
$50.00

1969 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #190 IN EX-MT CONDITION
$30.00

1967 Topps #191 3rd Series Checklist Willie Mays PSA 5 EX 593
$9.99

1965 Topps RBI Leaders Ken Boyer Ron Santo Willie Mays #6
$10.00

Willie Mays GRADED CARD!! Beckett BCCG 7!! 1969 Topps Deckle Edge #33 Giants HOF
$12.99

Willie Mays McCovey GRADED CARD!! Beckett BCCG 9 Near Mint!! 1966 Topps #217 HOF
$24.99

1965 Topps #250 Willie Mays (VG-EX) Free Shipping
$29.99

1969 Topps #190 Willie Mays PSA Graded 4 (VG-EX) Free Shipping
$29.99

SUPERB 1967 TOPPS #244 WILLIE MAYS HANK AARON PSA 9!!! MINT HOF CARD!!
$995.00

1969 Topps Decals #24 Willie Mays Giants NM+ no creases book value $50
$24.99

1967 Topps #200 Willie Mays - S.F. Giants Ex Mt+
$49.95

1965 TOPPS EMBOSSED LOT: SANDY KOUFAX, WILLIE MAYS, ROBINSON, GIBSON. DRYSDALE +
$39.99

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays Giants HOF
$155.00
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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

1971 TOPPS #600 WILLIE MAYS, GIANTS, NICE ORIGINAL CARD.
$14.99

1972 Topps Willie Mays In Action #50 Giants HOF Vintage
$12.50

1970 Topps Supers #18 WILLIE MAYS Giants HOF
$25.99

1974 TOPPS #473 WORLD SERIES W WILLIE MAYS
$6.60

1972 TOPPS #49 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$15.00

1972 TOPPS #49 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$7.00

1971 TOPPS #600 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$35.00

1970 TOPPS #600 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$32.00

Willie Mays GRADED CARD!! Beckett BCCG 8!! 1972 Topps #50 IA Giants HOFer
$13.99

1972 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS VG SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS #49 CARD WELL CENTERED; CREASED
$6.30

WILLIE MAYS 1970 TOPPS STORY BOOKLET #24!!! GIANTS
$9.50

1972 TOPPS #50 WILLIE MAYS, MINT oc , 9.5 GIANTS, GORGEOUS COLORS, SHARP CORNERS
$25.00

1974 Topps Willie Mays #473 W.S. #2 MINT Mets (D)
$8.00

1972 Topps 50 Willie Mays IA EX MT+
$20.00

1972 Topps VGEX #49 Willie Mays Giants 57276
$9.50

1972 Topps VGEX #49 Willie Mays Giants 57277
$9.50
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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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