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

Willie Mays 1959 Topps All Star #563 ** PSA 6 (mc) **
$39.99

1959 Topps N.L. Hitting Kings #317 ** SGC 60 5 ** Willie Mays
$26.99

Willie Mays 1955 Bowman #184 ** SGC 84 7 ** High End Card
$389.99

Willie Mays 1956 Topps #130 ** PSA 3 ** Gray Back - Centered 50 50
$89.99

Willie Mays 1952 Topps #261 ** PSA 2.5 ** Red Hot Baseball Card!
$1,149.99

Willie Mays 1954 Topps #90 ** PSA 6 ** Freshly graded w PSA hologram
$474.99

Willie Mays 1952 Topps #261 ** SGC 35 2.5 **
$899.99

1958 Topps #5 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Baseball Card 2u3
$65.45

1956 Topps #130.1 Willie Mays (Gray Back) READ San Francisco Giants New York 2u3
$45.45

1958 Topps #436 Rival Fence Busters (Willie Mays Duke Snider) Willie Snider 0f5
$20.25

1958 Topps #436 Rival Fence Busters (Willie Mays Duke Snider) Willie Snider 0f5
$30.25

1958 Topps #436 Rival Fence Busters (Willie Mays Duke Snider) Willie Snider 0f5
$30.25

1956 Topps #130.1 Willie Mays (Gray Back) READ San Francisco Giants New York 2f4
$140.44

1954 Bowman #89 Willie Mays READ New York Giants Baseball Card 0g3
$180.45

1954 BOWMAN BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS #89 NEW YORK GIANTS SEE SCAN NO CREASES
$210.00

Willie Mays 1955 Bowman #184 bv $250 vg-ex, 1988 Pacific #24 NY Giants Mets HOF
$89.99
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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

Willie Mays 1964 Topps #150 ** SGC 80 6 **
$72.99

1961 Topps #482 Willie Mays New York Giants Baseball Card 0f5
$30.25

1964 Topps 306 Giant Gunners (Willie Mays Orlando Cepeda) Willie Cepeda Card 0f5
$20.25

1964 Topps #423 Tops in NL (Hank Aaron Willie Mays) Hank Mays Baseball Card 0f5
$45.25

1963 Topps 138 Pride of the NL (Willie Mays Stan Musial) St. Louis Cardinals 0f5
$21.24

1961 Topps #150 WILLIE MAYS HOF SF Giants PSA 7 h8778
$120.00

1963 Topps Pride of the N.L. Willie Mays & Stan Musial card #138 baseball
$12.99

1961 Topps #150 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Excellent EX
$44.95

1961 Topps #150 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants VGEX VG-EX
$34.95

1961 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS PSA 6
$55.00

1962 Topps #54 Cepeda Willie Mays Frank Robinson EX NM N.L. Home Run Leaders
$14.00

1961 Topps #150 Willie Mays SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS EX
$40.00

1964 TOPPS COIN #151 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS HOF San Francisco GIANTS
$5.49

1963 Topps #138 Pride of N.L. Willie Mays and Stan Musial GRADED SGC VG Ex 4
$17.99

(39987) 1962 Topps 54 NL HR Leaders-Cepeda-Willie Mays-Frank Robinson-VGX
$7.50

(39989) 1962 Topps 54 NL HR Leaders-Cepeda-Willie Mays-Frank Robinson-EM
$9.50
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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

Willie Mays 1966 Topps Rookie #1 ** SGC 40 3 ** Sharp & Centered 50 50
$44.99

1968 Topps 490 Super Stars (Willie Mays Mickey Mantle Harmon Killebrew) Card 2r6
$75.45

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Baseball Card 3k9
$222.25

1969 Topps #190 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Baseball Card 0f5
$50.25

1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays BVG 3 San Francisco Giants Baseball Card 0q3
$91.00

1967 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS #200 GIANTS SEE SCAN NO CREASES
$65.00

1966 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS #1 GIANTS SEE SCAN HIGH GRADE CARD
$155.00

1967 Topps 244 N Leauge Home Run Leaders (Hank Aaron Dick Allen Willie Mays) 0b3
$20.25

1969 Topps Deckle Edge #33 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Baseball Card 0b2
$10.25

1968 TOPPS GAME WILLIE MAYS #8 ** San Francisco Giants Hall of Fame outfielder
$7.99

1968 Topps #50 Willie Mays G VG Giants
$12.00

WILLIE MAYS WILL McCOVEY -- 1967 TOPPS -- FENCE BUSTERS -- #423 -- PSA VG-EX 4
$24.95

1966 Topps Baseball WILLIE MAYS #1 EX (OC)
$36.99

1965 Topps Willie Mays San Francisco Giants #250 Baseball Card NM++
$52.00

(40170) 1969 Topps 190 Willie Mays Giants-VGX
$40.00

(40171) 1969 Topps 190 Willie Mays Giants-MK-GD+
$18.75
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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

Babe Ruth Willie Mays Hank Aaron 1973 Topps Baseball Card # 1 HOFers EX !
$17.95

1971 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS CARD #600 GD-VG
$14.99

1972 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS CARD #49 VG-EX+ NO CREASES (494)
$9.99

1972 Topps Baseball Starter Set of 260 with Carlton Fisk RC, Willie Mays, Yaz ++
$119.00

1971 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS EX+ NM CARD # 600
$75.00

1973 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS CARD #305 EXMT-NM NO CREASES (494)
$19.99

1972 Topps #50 Willie Mays in atcion VG-EX (REF 17543)
$8.95

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

1972 Topps Willie Mays IA San Francisco Giants #50 Baseball Card
$18.00

1972 Topps Willie Mays #50
$5.00

1971 Topps #600 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants Baseball Card 2v5
$48.25

1 1 2014 1973 Topps Gold Archives Originals WILLIE MAYS 1973 Mets #305
$74.99

1970 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #600 (80.00) GOOD I1590
$7.00

1973 TOPPS ALL TIME HOME RUN LEADERS BABE RUTH - HANK AARON - WILLIE MAYS NRMINT
$19.99

1971 TOPPS #600 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS VG-EX 170575 (KYCARDS)
$36.00
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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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