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

Willie Mays Image

1952 Bowman Willie Mays #218

1952 Bowman Willie Mays 198x300 Image

1952 Topps Willie Mays #261

1952 Topps Willie Mays 208x300 Image

1953 Topps Willie Mays #244

1953 Topps Willie Mays 207x300 Image

1954 Bowman Willie Mays #89

1954 Bowman Willie Mays 200x300 Image

1954 Topps Willie Mays #90

1954 Topps Baseball Willie Mays 213x300 Image

1955 Bowman Willie Mays #184

1955 Bowman Willie Mays Image

1955 Topps Willie Mays #194

1955 Topps Baseball Willie Mays Image

1956 Topps Willie Mays #130

1956 Topps Willie Mays Image

1957 Topps Willie Mays #10

1957 Topps Willie Mays 207x300 Image

1958 Topps Willie Mays #5

1958 Topps Willie Mays 215x300 Image

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

1958 Topps Willie Mays Duke Snider Image

1958 Topps Willie Mays #486 All-Star

1958 Topps Willie Mays All Star 212x300 Image

1959 Topps Willie Mays #50

1959 Topps Willie Mays 211x300 Image

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

1959 Topps Willie Mays 317 Image

1959 Topps Willie Mays #464 Baseball Thrills

1959 Topps Willie Mays 464 Image

1959 Topps Willie Mays #563 All-Star

1959 Topps Willie Mays 563 212x300 Image

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Willie Mays 1951 Bowman rookie
$1,447.00
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WILLIE MAYS: 1958 TOPPS, "ALL-STAR" #486, PSA GOOD 2, "BUY THE HISTORY"
$49.99
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WILLIE MAYS SF GIANTS 1959 TOPPS CARD NO. 50 NEAR MINT
$75.00
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1958 Topps All Star Willie Mays #486 San Francisco Giants EX
$52.00
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1954 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #90 NEW YORK GIANTS SAN FRANCISCO SAY HEY KID
$119.99
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1958 Topps Willie Mays PSA HOF Lot #436 Rival Fence Busters Snider #486 All Star
$95.99
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1958 Topps HOF PSA Lot #494 Warren Spahn PSA7, #486 Willie Mays, #495 Herb Score
$99.99
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1952 BOWMAN BASEBALL COMPLETE SET, w MICKEY MANTLE, WILLIE MAYS +++
$4,495.50
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1959 TOPPS N.L. HITTING KINGS RICHIE ASHBURN WILLIE MAYS #317 POOR-FAIR
$16.00
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1957 TOPPS BASEBALL CARD WILLIE MAYS #10 *BV $400 NO creases, great centering
$79.00
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1956 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #130 BVG 6.5!!
$260.00
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1957 Topps #10 Willie Mays BVG 6 Giants
$157.50
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1954 Topps #90 Willie Mays BVG 2.5 Giants
$115.50
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1955 Bowman Willie Mays Card #184 PSA 1 (MK)
$24.00
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1952 Topps Willie Mays #261 PSA 4 - nice
$1,295.00
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1958 Willie Mays Topps all-star baseball card
$55.00
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1960-1964

Willie Mays Baseball Cards - 1960 to 1964

1960 Topps Willie Mays #200

1960 Topps Willie Mays Image

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

1960 Topps Willie Mays 7 Rigney Image

1960 Topps Willie Mays #564 All-Star

1960 Topps Willie Mays 564 AS Image

1961 Topps Willie Mays #150

1961 Topps Willie Mays Image

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

1961 Topps Willie Mays 41 NL BA Image

1961 Topps Willie Mays #482 National League MVP

1961 Topps Willie Mays 482 MVP 213x300 Image

1961 Topps Willie Mays #579 All-Star

1961 Topps Willie Mays 579 AS 211x300 Image

1962 Topps Willie Mays #300

1962 Topps Willie Mays 213x300 Image

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

1962 Topps Mickey Mantle 18 Managers Dream Willie Mays 213x300 Image

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

1962 Topps Willie Mays 54 211x300 Image

1962 Topps Willie Mays #395 All-Star

1962 Topps Willie Mays 395 209x300 Image

1963 Topps Willie Mays #300

1963 Topps Willie Mays Image

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

1963 Topps Willie Mays 3 212x300 Image

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

1963 Topps Willie Mays Stan Musial 214x300 Image

1964 Topps Willie Mays #150

1964 Topps Willie Mays 213x300 Image

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

1964 Topps Willie Mays 9 210x300 Image

1964 Topps Willie Mays #306 Giants Gunners with Orlando Cepeda

1964 Topps Willie Mays 306 214x300 Image

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

1964 Topps Willie Mays 423 215x300 Image

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1964 TOPPS #150 WILLIE MAYS VG *814522
$30.45
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1960 Topps Baseball Card Willie Mays #200 San Francisco Giants
$21.99
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1963 Pride of the N. L. #138 Topps Baseball Card Willie Mays Stan Musial
$12.99
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1964 TOPPS BASEBALL 9 WILLIE MAYS HANK AARON ORLANDO CEPEDA MCCOVEY E-NM LEADERS
$22.39
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1962 Topps Baseball Willie Mays #300 Giants Good
$50.00
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1964 TOPPS #150 WILLIE MAYS NY MINNEAPOLIS METS SF GIANTS HOF SET BREAK FREE S H
$66.75
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1963 Topps Baseball Peel-Offs Willie Mays PSA 7
$120.00
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Willie Mays 1960 Topps #200 San Francisco Giants BV$120
$22.99
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Willie Mays 1960 Topps #200 San Francisco Giants BV$120
$17.99
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1962 Topps Mickey Mantle & Willie Mays Managers' Dream Baseball Card
$74.99
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1963 WILLIE MAYS - STAN MUSIAL (PRIDE OF NL) - GREAT VINTAGE TOPPS CARD #138
$15.95
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1963 Topps WILLIE MAYS ERNIE BANKS HANK AARON FRANK ROBINSON ORLANDO CEPEDA #3
$9.99
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1960 TOPPS #200 WILLIE MAYS WB EX *200008
$43.71
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1962 Topps Mickey Mantle Willie Mays #18 Baseball Card rare managers dream
$40.00
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1961 TOPPS #579 WILLIE MAYS A.S. GIANTS All Star HIGH #579
$189.99
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1962 TOPPS BASEBALL LOT WILLIE MAYS
$21.00
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1965-1969

Willie Mays Baseball Cards - 1965 to 1969

1965 Topps Willie Mays #250

1965 Topps Willie Mays 209x300 Image

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

1965 Topps Willie Mays 4 210x300 Image

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

1965 Topps Willie Mays 6 210x300 Image

1966 Topps Willie Mays #1

1966 Topps Willie Mays 210x300 Image

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

1966 Topps Willie Mays 215 Image

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

1966 Topps Willie Mays 217 Image

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

1966 Topps Willie Mays 219 Image

1967 Topps Willie Mays #200

1967 Topps Willie Mays Image

1967 Topps Willie Mays #191 Checklist

1967 Topps Willie Mays 191 Image

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

1967 Topps Willie Mays 244 Image

1967 Topps Willie Mays #423 Fence Busters with Willie McCovey

1967 Topps Willie Mays 423 211x300 Image

1968 Topps Willie Mays #50

1968 Topps Willie Mays 212x300 Image

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

1968 Topps Willie Mays 490 Image

1969 Topps Willie Mays #190

1969 Topps Willie Mays 207x300 Image

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1969 Topps Deckle Edge -- Willie Mays #33 --- PSA 3 -- Nice
$7.99
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1967 ⚾ Topps ⚾ #200 ⚾ WILLIE MAYS ��
$50.00
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1966 Topps Willie Mays #1
$9.99
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1965 TOPPS #6 WILLIE MAYS - RON SANTO - KEN BOYER VINTAGE AUTHENTIC BASEBALL HOF
$10.68
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Willie Mays 1968 Topps BB Game #8 - rough - needs a good home !!!
$9.00
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1966 Topps Willie Mays San Francisco Giants
$18.00
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1969 Topps Baseball WILLIE MAYS #190 San Francisco Giants PSA 5 EX-MT BV $40+
$32.99
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1966 WILLIE MAYS TOPPS CARD #1 GRADED PSA 3 VG FRESH FROM PSA
$39.95
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1965 Topps Willie Mays Card #250 San Francisco Giants Beautiful Card!
$100.00
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(9715) 1966 Topps 1 Willie Mays Giants-FR
$28.00
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(9726) 1967 Topps 200 Willie Mays Giants-VG
$25.00
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Willie Mays 5 CARD LOT 1967 Topps 1969 Topps + 3 More NY Giants HALL OF FAMER
$63.18
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1968 Topps Game Card Willie Mays BVG 6
$9.99
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PSA 8 - 1969 Topps Decals - Willie Mays San Francisco Giants (A)
$39.95
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PSA 8 - 1969 Topps Decals - Willie Mays San Francisco Giants (B)
$39.95
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SGC 80 - 1967 Topps #200 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants
$59.95
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1970-1974

Willie Mays Baseball Cards - 1970 to 1974

1970 Topps Willie Mays #600

1970 Topps Willie Mays 212x300 Image

1971 Topps Willie Mays #600

1971 Topps Willie Mays 210x300 Image

1972 Topps Willie Mays #49

1972 Topps Willie Mays 212x300 Image

1972 Topps Willie Mays #50 In Action

1972 Topps Willie Mays 50 214x300 Image

1973 Topps Willie Mays #305

1973 Topps Willie Mays 214x300 Image

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

1973 Topps Willie Mays 1 213x300 Image

1974 Topps Willie Mays #473 World Series Game 2

1974 Topps Willie Mays 473 212x300 Image

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1972 Topps Willie Mays San Francisco Giants # 49 Major Leagues Baseball
$12.50
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1973 Willie Mays New York Mets Topps #305 Baseball Card
$6.99
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1973 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #305 + 1972 TOM SEAVER IA #446 - GIANTS - METS - VG EX
$9.99
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1972 Topps Baseball Willie Mays Card # 49 Vg-Ex Condition
$15.00
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1974 Topps # 473 World Series Willie Mays B8 NRMT-MT
$6.99
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1971 Topps San Francisco Giants Willie Mays #600 EX-MT
$37.50
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1972 Topps Willie Mays #49 Giants
$50.00
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1972 TOPPS # 50 WILLIE MAYS IA GIANTS VG-EX 233769
$10.00
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1973 #1 Babe Ruth Hank Aaron Willie Mays & 1976 #345 Babe Ruth Topps card lot
$7.88
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9982* 1971 Topps # 600 Willie Mays EX
$35.00
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Topps Baseball 1972 - card number 50 -- WILLIE MAYS IN ACTION
$12.00
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BASEBALL CARDS-WILLIE MAYS LOT -NY GIANTS 1955 BOWMAN & SF GIANTS 1972 TOPPS
$11.62
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1973 TOPPS #1 WILLIE MAYS HANK AARON BABE RUTH NMMT
$19.99
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Willie Mays - Lot of 3 Different Cards - 1971 1972 1973 Topps Baseball
$10.00
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1971 Topps Insert Booklet - The Willie Mays Story - #24 - Near Mint - SF Giants
$10.00
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1971 Topps Willie Mays Coin #153
$6.50
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