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 Willie Mays # 50 $22.99
$22.99

1956 Topps 130 WB Willie Mays PSA 2 White Back
$69.99

1958 TOPPS #19 WILLIE MAYS SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS TEAM CARD VINTAGE
$6.99

1956 Topps 130 WB Willie Mays PSA 2 Grey Back
$69.99

1952 Bowman WILLIE MAYS #218 Vgex-Ex NEW YORK GIANTS !!
$1,000.00

1991 topps archives 1953 #244 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 10
$20.00

1958 topps #436 WILLIE MAYS DUKE SNIDER fence busters BGS BCCG 8
$35.00

1958 topps #5 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 8
$165.00

1959 topps #317 nl hitting kings WILLIE MAYS - ASHBURN BGS BCCG 8
$48.00

1959 topps #50 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 7
$69.00

1958 topps #5 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 7
$89.00

1959 topps #50 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 7
$69.00

1958 topps #5 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 7
$89.00

1991 Topps Archives 1953 #244 Willie Mays - NM-MT
$8.40

1956 Topps WILLIE MAYS Giants HOF #130 SGC 7
$424.99

1952 Topps 261 Willie Mays PSA 1
$389.99
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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

1964 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #150 GIANTS HALL OF FAMER EXCELLENT BOOK VALUE $125
$29.95

1964 Topps WILLIE MAYS #150 Vg-Ex S.F. GIANTS !!
$66.00

1962 Topps WILLIE MAYS ROBINSON CEPEDA (HRL) #54 Ex !!
$20.00

1962 Topps MICKEY MANTLE & WILLIE MAYS #18 Vgex Ex MANAGER'S DREAM !!
$145.00

1960 Topps WILLIE MAYS #200 Vg-Vg+ S.F. GIANTS !!
$69.00

1963 Topps WILLIE MAYS #300 Ex Ex+ SAN FRANCICSO GIANTS !!
$100.00

1964 Topps WILLIE MAYS #150 Ex+ SAN FRAN GIANTS !!
$100.00

1964 Topps *Giants* WILLIE MAYS *SP* #51 Nmmt Nmmt+ SAN FRAN. GIANTS !!!
$145.25

1964 Topps 306 Giant Gunners Willie Mays Orlando Cepeda EX-MT #D222025
$29.25

(30546) 1962 Topps 54 NL HR Leaders-Cepeda-Willie Mays-Frank Robinson-VGX
$8.75

1961 Topps Willie Mays #150 PSA 8 NMMT Nice!
$349.96

1961 Topps #579 Willie Mays AS Giants HOF EX High #
$66.66

1961 Topps Willie Mays #150
$27.00

1960 topps #7 WILLIE MAYS BILL RIGNEY giants BGS BCCG 8
$20.00

1962 topps #300 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 8
$140.00

1962 topps #300 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 8
$140.00
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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

1967 Topps Willie Mays # 200 Near Mint
$49.99

1966 Topps WILLIE MAYS #1 G VG GIANTS !!
$78.00

PSA 8 1967 Topps #423 Fence Busters Willie Mays & McCovey Perfect Color & Focus
$110.00

PSA 8 1967 Topps #191 3rd Series Checklist Willie Mays 214 is Tom Kelley W NECK
$24.99

PSA 8 1967 Topps #191 3rd Series Checklist Willie Mays 214 is Dick Kelley NONECK
$24.99

1968 Topps baseball # 50 Willie Mays PSA 8 NM-MT (OC) * HOF*
$64.95

1968 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS GIANTS CARD #50 POOR BV-60
$9.99

1975 Topps MINI 1965-MVPs Zoilo Versalles Willie Mays #203 NMMT NMMT+ *1203*
$5.60

1967 Topps #200 Willie Mays SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS VG EX
$35.00

1965 RBI Leaders N.League Deron Johnson Frank Robinson Willie Mays Topps 219
$8.00

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays Giants HOF Near EX
$75.00

Willie Mays Home Run 1968 Topps Card #8
$15.00

1966 Topps Baseball #1 Willie Mays Card Graded PSA 6 EX-MT
$53.00

Willie Mays 1967 Topps 3rd Series Checklist (Dick Kelley) #191 *EXMT* c43970
$6.99

1968 Topps The Game Inserts Willie Mays Hank Aaron lot 061614025
$30.00

1965 Topps Lot of 8 Embossed Cards INCLUDING WILLIE MAYS !!
$7.99
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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

1970 TOPPS #600 WILLIE MAYS SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS BASEBALL CARD EX+
$45.00

1970 Topps WILLIE MAYS #600 Exmt Exmt+ GIANTS !!
$80.00

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

Willie Mays IA GRADED CARD!!! Beckett BCCG 8!! 1972 Topps #50 Giants HOFer -013!
$19.99

1971 Topps #600 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Outfield
$60.00

1972 Topps #49 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants EX-EX+ NICE
$13.60

1972 Topps Baseball Willie Mays 2 Cards #49 & #50 HOF
$49.96

1972 TOPPS # 50 WILLIE MAYS IA GIANTS EX-MT 259463
$15.00

1973 Topps Vintage Baseball Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays - HR Leaders
$29.96

1972 TOPPS # 49 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS EX 259441
$22.00

1972 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS # 49 VERY NICE CARD!
$35.00

1974 Topps WORLD SERIES Complete Set NEW YORK METS vs OAKLAND A's Willie Mays
$19.79

1973 Topps Baseball Willie Mays Card #305 New York Mets EX
$10.00

1972 TOPPS #50 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS (0322)
$6.99

1972 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS CARD 49 BGS 8.5 NM-MT+
$200.00

1971 TOPPS SUPER #56 Willie Mays SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS EX-MINT + HOF
$30.00
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