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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1959 TOPPS # 50 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS PSA 6 EX-MT 246490
$145.00
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1958 Topps Willie Mays #5 PSA EX 5
$100.00
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1956 TOPPS BASEBALL WILLIE MAYS CARD # 130
$149.99
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1955 TOPPS #194 Willie Mays New York Giants BASEBALL CARD PSA ? AUTHTCT
$15.00
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2001 TOPPS ARCHIVES 1953 #244 WILLIE MAYS MINT *649778
$6.00
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Willie Mays Porcelain 1952 Topps Card New York Giants
$11.99
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1958 Topps Rival Fence Busters Willie Mays-Duke Snider Card #436 EX-MT
$75.00
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1954 Topps 90 Willie Mays GOOD #D188946
$101.88
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1957 Topps Willie Mays #10 VG Condition GIANTS
$100.00
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EX-MT O C 1958 TOPPS #5 WILLIE MAYS - $300 BOOK
$49.95
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1959 Topps Willie Mays All Star Card #563
$8.82
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1958 Topps #5 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants HOF NM Condition
$250.05
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1957 Topps BB Card #10 Willie Mays - PSA Graded EX-MT 6
$300.00
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1955 Bowman 184 Willie Mays VG #D189258
$63.75
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1955 TOPPS WILLIE MAYS #194 NY GIANTS EARLY CARD OF THE KID SEE PICS
$118.00
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1955 BOWMAN WILLIE MAYS VG NEW YORK GIANTS #184 MULTIPLE CREASES
$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 BASEBALL COINS WILLIE MAYS # 151
$14.99
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1964 Willie Mays topps coin #151
$17.00
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1962 Topps Home Run Leaders Willie Mays,Frank Robinson Centered NM Gradeable #54
$9.99
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1962 Topps #18 Managers' Dream Mickey Mantle Willie Mays
$22.57
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Pride of N.L. Willie Mays Musial 1963 Topps Card #138
$36.00
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1997 Topps Mantle #33 Mickey Mantle Willie Mays 1962 Topps B67104
$7.97
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1964 TOPPS BASEBALL CARD WILLIE MAYS #150 EF NM
$44.95
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1997 Topps Mantle #33 Mickey Mantle Willie Mays Yankees Giants 1962
$5.00
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1963 TOPPS BASEBALL PEEL-OFFS WILLIE MAYS S.F.GIANTS "EX-MINT-CONDITION"
$24.99
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1962 Topps Willie Mays San Francisco Giants #300 Baseball Card
$75.00
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1963 Topps PRIDE OF N.L. #138 Willie Mays & Stan Musial - PSA 6
$55.00
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1964 Topps 150 Willie Mays
$30.00
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1961 Topps # 150 Willie Mays, Giants VG VG+, (BK: $100.), Wrinkle card bottom.
$30.00
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1964 Topps Giants Willie Mays (HOF) (Short Print) (#51) PSA8 PSA
$164.95
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1960 TOPPS ALL-STAR CARDS Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Roger Marris, Hank Arron..
$900.00
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MICKEY MANTLE (HOF) WILLIE MAYS (HOF) 1962 TOPPS "MANAGERS' DREAM" #18 EX-MT
$69.99
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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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1967 TOPPS #244 NL HR Ldrs Hank Aaron - Richie Allen - Willie Mays *NMMT*
$19.97
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1969 Topps #190 Willie Mays Baseball Card
$30.00
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1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays Baseball Card
$33.00
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1966 Topps NL Home Run Leaders Willie Mays Willie McCovey Billy Williams #217 EX
$7.99
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1966 TOPPS RUB- OFFS WILLIE MAYS NEAR MINT CONDITION GIANTS
$18.00
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1966 Topps #1 Willie Mays San Francisco Giants EX Condition
$109.05
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1966 TOPPS BASEBALL RUB-OFFS WILLIE MAYS S.F.GIANTS "NEAR-MINT-CONDITION"
$49.99
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1969 TOPPS DECALS #24 WILLIE MAYS "BCCG GRADED 10 MINT OR BETTER"
$99.99
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1968 Topps Game Insert - Willie Mays - #8 - Near Mint - SF Giants - HOF
$10.00
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1968 Topps Game #8 Willie Mays NM (GIANTS) HOF
$12.79
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1965 Topps Sandy Koufax Willie Mays Chance Boyer Marichal Santo Card Lot 4 NICE
$7.99
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1968 Topps Willie Mays #50 Baseball Card
$5.50
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1967 TOPPS #200 WILLIE MAYS GIANTS PSA 6 EX-MT 214244
$90.00
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1969 TOPPS DECAL WILLIE MAYS !!
$29.99
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1967 Topps Baseball #200 Willie Mays PSA 5 graded card Giants
$44.99
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1968 Topps Baseball Card #50 Willie Mays PSA Graded 7 San Francisco Giants
$99.99
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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 #49 Willie Mays HOF EX
$25.00
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1972 Topps #50 Willie Mays In Action HOF NRMT
$18.00
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1971 Topps Willie Mays #600 San Francisco Giants EX-MT-
$47.99
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1970 Topps Willie Mays #600 San Francisco Giants VG-EX
$27.99
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1973 Topps #1 All Time Home Run Leaders Babe Ruth Hank Aaron Willie Mays
$9.99
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Willie Mays 1972 Topps In Action #50
$15.00
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WILLIE MAYS TOPPS 1972#49 SF GIANTS EXMT
$19.99
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1970 Topps #600 Willie Mays GIANTS EX-MT *3068
$40.00
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1972 TOPPS Willie Mays HOF #49 EXMT EXMT+ NM
$9.99
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Willie Mays - Mets - 1973 Topps #305 - Vintage Baseball Card
$40.00
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1971 Topps Insert Booklet - The Willie Mays Story - #24 - Near Mint - SF Giants
$10.00
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Willie Mays - Lot of 3 Different Cards - 1971 1972 1973 Topps Baseball
$10.00
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1973 Topps Candy Lids Willie Mays New York Mets
$75.00
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1972 topps #50 WILLIE MAYS IA giants BGS BCCG 7
$10.00
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1972 topps #49 WILLIE MAYS giants BGS BCCG 8
$29.00
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1972 Topps Willie Mays Card # 50-4
$7.50
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