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

1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays GIANTS GAI 4.5 VG-EX+ Z10459 - GAI VgEx+ (4.5)
$170.00

1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays GIANTS GAI 6 EX-MT Z10477 - GAI ExMt (6)
$275.00

1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays GIANTS GAI 4 VG-EX Z10456 - GAI VgEx (4)
$125.00

1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays GIANTS PSA 6 EX-MT Z10451 - PSA ExMt (6)
$275.00

1959 TOPPS #563 WILLIE MAYS ALL-STAR
$43.00

1958 TOPPS #436 WILLIE MAYS & DUKE SNIDER
$40.00

1957 TOPPS #10 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$100.00

1957 TOPPS #10 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$75.00

1955 TOPPS #194 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$210.00

Willie Mays 1958 Topps Sport Magazine All-Star #486 San Francisco Giants
$44.95

1956 Topps 130 GB Willie Mays PSA 5 (5940)
$205.00

1955 Bowman #184 Willie Mays New York Giants PSA 3 VG
$64.99

1956 Topps #130 Willie Mays New York Giants Gray Back PSA 1.5 247
$64.99

SHARP 1958 Topps #19 San Francisco Giants TEAM CARD - $40.00 - Willie Mays ++
$21.99

1958 Topps # 5 Willie Mays Giants EX+-EM H B$300 1114
$79.95

Willie Mays 1958 Topps #5 San Francisco Giants Ex MT 5321
$130.45
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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

1960 TOPPS #7 WILLIE MAYS & BILL RIGNEY
$12.00

(22076) 1961 Topps 150 Willie Mays Giants-EX+
$50.00

1962 topps #54 ORLANDO CEPEDA WILLIE MAYS FRANK ROBINSON leaders BGS BCCG 8
$18.00

1962 Topps BB Bucks Willie Mays PSA 5mc (5080)
$155.00

1963 Topps Willie Mays #300 NM
$134.95

1961 Topps #41 NL Batting Leaders - $35.00 - Roberto Clemente Willie Mays Groat
$14.99

"Original" 1964 TOPPS "WILLIE MAYS ("SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS") Baseball CARD
$50.00

Willie Mays 1961 Topps #150 San Francisco Giants Ex MT++ 5441
$53.95

Willie Mays 1962 Topps #300 San Francisco Giants Ex MT 5442
$125.95

1962 Topps #300 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants SGC 35 Good+ 2.5 29630
$32.30

1961 Topps Stamps Willie Mays San Francisco Giants SGC 45 VG+ 3.5 29622
$17.00

1961 Topps Willie Mays All Star – #579 PSA 6! Giants!
$94.99

1963 TOPPS #300 WILLIE MAYS SGC 5 HOF GIANTS *19399
$99.00

1964 Topps Willie Mays & Orlando Cepeda #306 Giant Gunners PSA 8 San Francisco
$64.99

1964 Topps Baseball Card #150 Willie Mays PSA Graded 6 Vintage Giants
$79.99

1961 Topps #482 WILLIE MAYS MVP PSA 4
$34.99
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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

1968 TOPPS #50 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS
$25.00

1967 TOPPS #191 CHECKLIST W WILLIE MAYS UNMARKED
$8.00

1968 TOPPS SUPER STARS MICKEY MANTLE-WILLIE MAYS-HARMON KILLEBREW # 490
$34.00

1966 Topps Willie Mays RBI LEADERS #219 NEAR MINT OC
$8.00

1965 Topps 250 Willie Mays PSA 3 (5369)
$64.00

1965 Topps #250 Willie Mays GIANTS FAIR G20263 - FAIR
$20.00

1965 Topps #250 Willie Mays GIANTS VG G20399 - VG
$45.00

1967 Topps 200 Willie Mays PSA 6 (5352)
$80.00

1969 Topps Deckle Edge -- Willie Mays #33 --- BVG 3.5 Nice
$20.00

Vintage 1966 Topps WILLIE MAYS Card #1 Nice!
$83.30

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants SGC 40 VG 3 29635
$34.00

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants SGC 40 VG 3 29634
$34.00

1967 TOPPS #200 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS NR-MT 249709
$115.00

1965 Topps #6 NL RBI Leaders (Willie Mays) *Nm* *13320*
$12.00

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays *G Vg* *13336*
$44.75

1965 Topps card #250 Giants HOF Willie Mays EXCELLENT
$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 WILLIE MAYS - Topps "In Action" Baseball Card # 50 - San Francisco Giants
$13.95

1972 Topps 49 Willie Mays NM s o c
$24.00

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
$17.95

1973 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS CARD# 305 OUTFIEELD FOR THE NEW YORK METS
$18.00

1972 topps #49 WILLIE MAYS san francisco giants BGS BCCG 8
$29.00

31530* 1973 Topps # 305 Willie Mays
$8.00

1974 Topps Set Break #473 WS 2 Willie Mays MINT Mets *8241*
$10.00

1973 Topps #1 Babe Ruth Hank Aaron Willie Mays NRMT+ *5293*
$40.00

1973 Topps #1 Babe Ruth Hank Aaron Willie Mays EX+ *5294*
$21.00

1972 TOPPS # 49 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS VG-EX 261906
$16.00

1972 TOPPS BASEBALL CARD LOT 1-99 Carl Yastrzemski Willie Mays Harmon Killebrew
$12.50

1970 Topps Large Baseball Cards Willie Mays NM NM+
$9.95

1970 Topps Super Lot w Wille Mays, Bob Gibson, Ron Santo, Willie Stargell, More!
$14.00

1970 TOPPS #600 WILLIE MAYS EX MT+ LA2503
$79.99

1973 TOPPS #1 ALL TIME HR LEADERS BABE RUTH AARON WILLIE MAYS EX+ LA2566
$34.99
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