1952 Topps Baseball Cards

1952 Topps Baseball Cards

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Manufactured by the Topps Gum Company, 1952 Topps Baseball is considered by many collectors and baseball historians to be the most important post-war baseball card set ever produced.

The game-changing 1952 Topps series offers the iconic Mickey Mantle card and so much more.

See also: 1951 Topps Red Backs Baseball Cards

1952 Topps Baseball Set Details

The vision of Sy Berger and designer Woody Gelman, '52 Topps ultimately earned Berger the nickname, " The Father of Modern Baseball Cards." The 407-card set was the largest ever produced at the time of its release.

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History in the Making

Representing a complete turnaround from the company's ill-conceived product and design concept the prior year, 1952 Topps Baseball laid the foundation for what would become the modern trading card. In addition to the larger checklist, the design of the cards themselves featured full team logos, colorized black-and-white photography and, most interestingly, a facsimile signature of the player taken directly from their player contract with Topps.

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In addition, card backs featured statistics and biographical information about the players, a component that would become very important in helping to connect the depicted players with their targeted market, children. Many collectors can attest to the fact that the backs of trading cards not only helped them learn about their favorite players, but also made rudimentary educational skills like reading and math a fun and tangible part of their collecting experience.

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As was common at the time, the 1952 Topps Baseball set was produced in six different series. Conscientious of costs, Topps would produce the later series cards in a much shorter quantity due to kids returning to school, the baseball season ending and sports fans attention turning to football. In an effort to bolster sales, it was also customary to hold back the production of some popular players until a later series. As a result of this practice, the key card in the set and by far the most valuable and recognizable is the Mickey Mantle card, which appears as #311 on the checklist. Of course, the Mickey Mantle rookie card arrived in 1951 Bowman Baseball.

The Perfect Storm

When the hobby went through its resurgence in the 1980s, it was this set and the Mickey Mantle card that helped spark the era of over-production. This came about as a direct result of economic conditions faced by Americans at the onset of the 1980s. Wealthy individuals began to hedge their assets from hyper-inflation by investing in tangible goods like gold, art, and yes, even baseball cards.

When Mickey Mantle cards in mint condition hit the auction circuit and saw realized prices of tens of thousands of dollars, it seemed everyone wanted to be the one to cash in on "the next" Mickey Mantle. As most collectors know, the perfect storm that resulted never really panned out to anyone's expectations.

Folklore and Legends

No one but the Yankees' scouting department could foresee just what a legendary figure "The Mick" would become, not even the set's architect, Sy Berger. It's been long said that Berger, stuck with several unsold pallets of high-numbered series cases, dumped the cards into the Hudson River with a forklift. This disturbing fact haunts collectors to this day, knowing that one of the most valuable baseball cards ever made likely has several dozen examples entombed in a watery grave.

Distributed in packs of five cards for a nickel, it's amazing to think that at one time, these pieces of cardboard treasure cost just a penny per card. The simple nostalgia that is generated by this set of baseball cards stretches well beyond heavily invested veterans of the hobby. With its iconic design and deep checklist of some of the game's all-time greats, 1952 Topps Baseball cards have come to define not just an era of collecting but a simpler time in American history. Transcending sports, many of the players depicted in the set became true icons of pop culture during the 1950s.

A Closer Look

While scarcity, condition and desirability are all primary factors that account for the popularity and value of 1952 Topps Baseball, other issues play into and account for its longstanding appeal. Filled with oddities unique to the set, variations of several different cards exist giving rise to an even more intricate chase for master set collectors. For example, due to these variations that include several different printing errors, the 1952 Topps master set pushes well past the 407-card base lineup. Many of the variations are in such short supply that it is almost impossible to accomplish this enormous task.

Some of the nuances are easily spotted, as is the case with the Series 1 cards (#1 to #80), which were issued with black backs or red backs, and #131 to #190, which can be found with either white backs or gray backs. Others aren't as easily noticeable. Take, for instance, Frank Campos' card (#307). Just below the stats, towards the bottom of the card, the typical red star to the right of the words "Topps Baseball" was printed in black. A minuscule difference, but the card is considered a legitimate variation nonetheless.

Other valuable 1952 Topps Baseball variations include the error cards for Joe Page and Johnny Sain. The bio portion of the card backs mixed up the two former players, but there is a more common version for each that features the correct backs.

Overall, there are many variations in the large set. As a result, you could write an entire book on the subject. Not even the venerable Mickey Mantle card escaped the gremlins of the Topps printing presses. His card variation includes the following identifiers: darker skin tone, a white printing dot alongside the left border, no black border around the Yankees logo, and the last "E" in his signature ends with the line pointing down.

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Key Cards

Key 1952 Topps Baseball Cards to Collect

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#311 Mickey Mantle

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#1 Andy Pafko

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#407 Eddie Mathews RC

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#261 Willie Mays

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#312 Jackie Robinson

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#191 Yogi Berra

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#326 George Shuba RC

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#314 Roy Campanella

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#333 Pee Wee Reese

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#175 Billy Martin RC

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#11 Phil Rizzuto

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#33 Warren Spahn

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#37 Duke Snider

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#88 Bob Feller

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#392 Hoyt Wilhelm RC

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Set Checklist

1952 Topps Baseball Checklist

Base Set Checklist

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1 Andy Pafko - Brooklyn Dodgers
2 Pete Runnels - Washington Senators RC
3 Hank Thompson - New York Giants
4 Don Lenhardt - Boston Red Sox
5 Larry Jansen - New York Giants
6 Grady Hatton - Cincinnati Reds
7 Wayne Terwilliger - Brooklyn Dodgers
8 Fred Marsh - St. Louis Browns RC
9 Bobby Hogue - New York Yankees RC
10 Al Rosen - Cleveland Indians
11 Phil Rizzuto - New York Yankees
12 Monty Basgall - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
13 Johnny Wyrostek - Cincinnati Reds
14 Bob Elliott - Boston Braves
15 Johnny Pesky - Boston Red Sox
16 Gene Hermanski - Chicago Cubs
17 Jim Hegan - Cleveland Indians
18 Merrill Combs - Cleveland Indians RC
19 Johnny Bucha - St. Louis Cardinals RC
20 Billy Loes - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
21 Ferris Fain - Philadelphia Athletics
22 Dom DiMaggio - Boston Red Sox
23 Billy Goodman - Boston Red Sox
24 Luke Easter - Cleveland Indians
25 Johnny Groth - Detroit Tigers
26 Monte Irvin - New York Giants
27 Sam Jethroe - Boston Braves
28 Jerry Priddy - Detroit Tigers
29 Ted Kluszewski - Cincinnati Reds
30 Mel Parnell - Boston Red Sox
31 Gus Zernial - Philadelphia Athletics
32 Eddie Robinson - Chicago White Sox
33 Warren Spahn - Boston Braves
34 Elmer Valo - Philadelphia Athletics
35 Hank Sauer - Chicago Cubs
36 Gil Hodges - Brooklyn Dodgers
37 Duke Snider - Brooklyn Dodgers
38 Wally Westlake - St. Louis Cardinals
39 Dizzy Trout - Detroit Tigers
40 Irv Noren - Washington Senators
41 Bob Wellman - Philadelphia Athletics RC
42 Lou Kretlow - Chicago White Sox RC
43 Ray Scarborough - Boston Red Sox
44 Con Dempsey - Philadelphia Phillies RC
45 Eddie Joost - Philadelphia Athletics
46 Gordon Goldsberry - St. Louis Browns RC
47 Willie Jones - Philadelphia Phillies
48 Joe Page - New York Yankees
49 Johnny Sain - New York Yankees
50 Marv Rickert - Chicago White Sox RC
51 Jim Russell - Brooklyn Dodgers
52 Don Mueller - New York Giants
53 Chris Van Cuyk - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
54 Leo Kiely - Boston Red Sox
55 Ray Boone - Cleveland Indians
56 Tommy Glaviano - St. Louis Cardinals
57 Ed Lopat - New York Yankees
58 Bob Mahoney - St. Louis Browns RC
59 Robin Roberts - Philadelphia Phillies
60 Sid Hudson - Washington Senators
61 Tookie Gilbert - New York Giants
62 Chuck Stobbs - Chicago White Sox RC
63 Howie Pollet - Pittsburgh Pirates
64 Roy Sievers - St. Louis Browns
65 Enos Slaughter - St. Louis Cardinals
66 Preacher Roe - Brooklyn Dodgers
67 Allie Reynolds - New York Yankees
68 Cliff Chambers - St. Louis Cardinals
69 Virgil Stallcup - Cincinnati Reds
70 Al Zarilla - Chicago White Sox
71 Tom Upton - Washington Senators RC
72 Karl Olson - Boston Red Sox RC
73 Bill Werle - Pittsburgh Pirates
74 Andy Hansen - Philadelphia Phillies RC
75 Wes Westrum - New York Giants
76 Eddie Stanky - St. Louis Cardinals
77 Bob Kennedy - Cleveland Indians
78 Ellis Kinder - Boston Red Sox
79 Jerry Staley - St. Louis Cardinals
80 Herm Wehmeier - Cincinnati Reds
81 Vern Law - Pittsburgh Pirates
82 Duane Pillette - St. Louis Browns
83 Billy Johnson - St. Louis Cardinals
84 Vern Stephens - Boston Red Sox
85 Bob Kuzava - New York Yankees
86 Ted Gray - Detroit Tigers
87 Dale Coogan - Pittsburgh Pirates
88 Bob Feller - Cleveland Indians
89 Johnny Lipon - Detroit Tigers
90 Mickey Grasso - Washington Senators
91 Red Schoendienst - St. Louis Cardinals
92 Dale Mitchell - Cleveland Indians
93 Al Sima - Washington Senators RC
94 Sam Mele - Washington Senators
95 Ken Holcombe - Chicago White Sox
96 Willard Marshall - Boston Braves
97 Earl Torgeson - Boston Braves
98 Bill Pierce - Chicago White Sox
99 Gene Woodling - New York Yankees
100 Del Rice - St. Louis Cardinals
101 Max Lanier - New York Giants
102 Bill Kennedy - St. Louis Browns
103 Cliff Mapes - Detroit Tigers
104 Don Kolloway - Detroit Tigers
105 John Pramesa - Chicago Cubs
106 Mickey Vernon - Washington Senators
107 Connie Ryan - Philadelphia Phillies
108 Jim Konstanty - Philadelphia Phillies
109 Ted Wilks - Pittsburgh Pirates
110 Dutch Leonard - Chicago Cubs
111 Peanuts Lowrey - St. Louis Cardinals
112 Hank Majeski - Philadelphia Athletics
113 Dick Sisler - Cincinnati Reds
114 Willard Ramsdell - Chicago Cubs
115 Red Munger - St. Louis Cardinals
116 Carl Scheib - Philadelphia Athletics
117 Sherm Lollar - Chicago White Sox
118 Ken Raffensberger - Cincinnati Reds
119 Maurice McDermott - Boston Red Sox
120 Bob Chakales - Cleveland Indians RC
121 Gus Niarhos - Boston Red Sox
122 Jackie Jensen - New York Yankees
123 Eddie Yost - Washington Senators
124 Monte Kennedy - New York Giants
125 Bill Rigney - New York Giants
126 Fred Hutchinson - Detroit Tigers
127 Paul Minner - Chicago Cubs RC
128 Don Bollweg - New York Yankees RC
129 Johnny Mize - New York Yankees
130 Sheldon Jones - New York Giants
131 Morrie Martin - Philadelphia Athletics RC
132 Clyde Kluttz - Washington Senators RC
133 Al Widmar - Chicago White Sox
134 Joe Tipton - Philadelphia Athletics
135 Dixie Howell - Cincinnati Reds
136 Johnny Schmitz - Brooklyn Dodgers
137 Roy McMillan - Cincinnati Reds RC
138 Bill MacDonald - Pittsburgh Pirates
139 Ken Wood - Boston Red Sox
140 John Antonelli - Boston Braves
141 Clint Hartung - New York Giants
142 Harry Perkowski - Cincinnati Reds RC
143 Les Moss - St. Louis Browns
144 Ed Blake - Cincinnati Reds RC
145 Joe Haynes - Washington Senators
146 Frank House - Detroit Tigers RC
147 Bobby Young - St. Louis Browns RC
148 Johnny Klippstein - Chicago Cubs
149 Dick Kryhoski - St. Louis Browns
150 Ted Beard - Pittsburgh Pirates
151 Wally Post - Cincinnati Reds RC
152 Al Evans - Boston Red Sox
153 Bob Rush - Chicago Cubs
154 Joe Muir - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
155 Frank Overmire - New York Yankees
156 Frank Hiller - Cincinnati Reds RC
157 Bob Usher - Chicago Cubs
158 Eddie Waitkus - Philadelphia Phillies
159 Saul Rogovin - Chicago White Sox RC
160 Owen Friend - St. Louis Browns
161 Bud Byerly - Cincinnati Reds RC
162 Del Crandall - Boston Braves
163 Stan Rojek - St. Louis Browns
164 Walt Dubiel - Chicago Cubs
165 Eddie Kazak - St. Louis Cardinals
166 Paul LaPalme - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
167 Bill Howerton - Pittsburgh Pirates
168 Charlie Silvera - New York Yankees RC
169 Howie Judson - Chicago White Sox
170 Gus Bell - Pittsburgh Pirates
171 Ed Erautt - Cincinnati Reds RC
172 Eddie Miksis - Chicago Cubs
173 Roy Smalley - Chicago Cubs
174 Cuddles Marshall - St. Louis Browns RC
175 Billy Martin - New York Yankees RC
176 Hank Edwards - Cincinnati Reds
177 Bill Wight - Boston Red Sox
178 Cass Michaels - Washington Senators
179 Frank Smith - Cincinnati Reds RC
180 Charley Maxwell - Boston Red Sox RC
181 Bob Swift - Detroit Tigers
182 Billy Hitchcock - Philadelphia Athletics
183 Erv Dusak - Pittsburgh Pirates
184 Bob Ramazzotti - Chicago Cubs
185 Bill Nicholson - Philadelphia Phillies
186 Walt Masterson - Boston Red Sox
187 Bob Miller - Philadelphia Phillies
188 Clarence Podbielan - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
189 Pete Reiser - Cleveland Indians
190 Don Johnson - Washington Senators RC
191 Yogi Berra - New York Yankees
192 Myron Ginsberg - Detroit Tigers RC
193 Harry Simpson - Cleveland Indians RC
194 Joe Hatten - Chicago Cubs
195 Minnie Minoso - Chicago White Sox RC
196 Solly Hemus - St. Louis Cardinals RC
197 George Strickland - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
198 Phil Haugstad - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
199 George Zuverink - Cleveland Indians RC
200 Ralph Houk - New York Yankees RC
201 Alex Kellner - Philadelphia Athletics
202 Joe Collins - New York Yankees RC
203 Curt Simmons - Philadelphia Phillies
204 Ron Northey - Chicago Cubs
205 Clyde King - Brooklyn Dodgers
206 Joe Ostrowski - New York Yankees RC
207 Mickey Harris - Cleveland Indians
208 Marlin Stuart - Detroit Tigers RC
209 Howie Fox - Philadelphia Phillies
210 Dick Fowler - Philadelphia Athletics
211 Ray Coleman - Chicago White Sox
212 Ned Garver - St. Louis Browns
213 Nippy Jones - Philadelphia Phillies
214 Johnny Hopp - New York Yankees
215 Hank Bauer - New York Yankees
216 Richie Ashburn - Philadelphia Phillies
217 George Stirnweiss - Cleveland Indians
218 Clyde McCullough - Pittsburgh Pirates
219 Bobby Shantz - Philadelphia Athletics
220 Joe Presko - St. Louis Cardinals RC
221 Granny Hamner - Philadelphia Phillies
222 Hoot Evers - Detroit Tigers
223 Del Ennis - Philadelphia Phillies
224 Bruce Edwards - Chicago Cubs
225 Frank Baumholtz - Chicago Cubs
226 Dave Philley - Philadelphia Athletics
227 Joe Garagiola - Pittsburgh Pirates
228 Al Brazle - St. Louis Cardinals
229 Gene Bearden - St. Louis Browns
230 Matt Batts - Detroit Tigers
231 Sam Zoldak - Philadelphia Athletics
232 Billy Cox - Brooklyn Dodgers
233 Bob Friend - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
234 Steve Souchock - Detroit Tigers RC
235 Walt Dropo - Boston Red Sox
236 Ed Fitz Gerald - Pittsburgh Pirates
237 Jerry Coleman - New York Yankees
238 Art Houtteman - Detroit Tigers
239 Rocky Bridges - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
240 Jack Phillips - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
241 Tommy Byrne - St. Louis Browns
242 Tom Poholsky - St. Louis Cardinals RC
243 Larry Doby - Cleveland Indians
244 Vic Wertz - Detroit Tigers
245 Sherry Robertson - Washington Senators
246 George Kell - Detroit Tigers
247 Randy Gumpert - Boston Red Sox
248 Spec Shea - New York Yankees
249 Bobby Adams - Cincinnati Reds
250 Carl Erskine - Brooklyn Dodgers
251 Chico Carrasquel - Chicago White Sox
252 Vern Bickford - Boston Braves
253 Johnny Berardino - Cleveland Indians
254 Joe Dobson - Chicago White Sox
255 Clyde Vollmer - Boston Red Sox
256 Pete Suder - Philadelphia Athletics
257 Bobby Avila - Cleveland Indians
258 Steve Gromek - Cleveland Indians
259 Bob Addis - Chicago Cubs RC
260 Pete Castiglione - Pittsburgh Pirates
261 Willie Mays - New York Giants
262 Virgil Trucks - Detroit Tigers
263 Harry Brecheen - St. Louis Cardinals
264 Roy Hartsfield - Boston Braves
265 Chuck Diering - New York Giants
266 Murry Dickson - Pittsburgh Pirates
267 Sid Gordon - Boston Braves
268 Bob Lemon - Cleveland Indians
269 Willard Nixon - Boston Red Sox
270 Lou Brissie - Cleveland Indians
271 Jim Delsing - St. Louis Browns
272 Mike Garcia - Cleveland Indians
273 Erv Palica - Brooklyn Dodgers
274 Ralph Branca - Brooklyn Dodgers
275 Pat Mullin - Detroit Tigers
276 Jim Wilson - Boston Braves RC
277 Early Wynn - Cleveland Indians
278 Allie Clark - Philadelphia Athletics
279 Bud Stewart - Chicago White Sox
280 Cloyd Boyer - St. Louis Cardinals
281 Tommy Brown - Philadelphia Phillies SP
282 Birdie Tebbetts - Cleveland Indians SP
283 Phil Masi - Chicago White Sox SP
284 Hank Arft - St. Louis Browns SP
285 Cliff Fannin - St. Louis Browns SP
286 Joe DeMaestri - St. Louis Browns RC SP
287 Steve Bilko - St. Louis Cardinals SP
288 Chet Nichols - Boston Braves RC SP
289 Tommy Holmes - Boston Braves
290 Joe Astroth - Philadelphia Athletics SP
291 Gil Coan - Washington Senators SP
292 Floyd Baker - Washington Senators SP
293 Sibby Sisti - Boston Braves SP
294 Walker Cooper - Boston Braves SP
295 Phil Cavarretta - Chicago Cubs
296 Red Rolfe - Detroit Tigers
297 Andy Seminick - Cincinnati Reds SP
298 Bob Ross - Washington Senators RC SP
299 Ray Murray - Philadelphia Athletics RC SP
300 Barney McCosky - Cleveland Indians SP
301 Bob Porterfield - Washington Senators
302 Max Surkont - Boston Braves RC
303 Harry Dorish - Chicago White Sox
304 Sam Dente - Chicago White Sox
305 Paul Richards - Chicago White Sox
306 Lou Sleater - Washington Senators RC
307 Frank Campos - Washington Senators RC
308 Luis Aloma - Chicago White Sox
309 Jim Busby - Washington Senators
310 George Metkovich - Pittsburgh Pirates
311 Mickey Mantle - New York Yankees
312 Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers
313 Bobby Thomson - New York Giants
314 Roy Campanella - Brooklyn Dodgers
315 Leo Durocher - New York Giants
316 Davey Williams - New York Giants RC
317 Connie Marrero - Washington Senators
318 Hal Gregg - New York Giants RC
319 Al Walker - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
320 John Rutherford - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
321 Joe Black - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
322 Randy Jackson - Chicago Cubs RC
323 Bubba Church - Cincinnati Reds
324 Warren Hacker - Chicago Cubs
325 Bill Serena - Chicago Cubs
326 George Shuba - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
327 Archie Wilson - Boston Red Sox RC
328 Bob Borkowski - Cincinnati Reds RC
329 Ivan Delock - Boston Red Sox RC
330 Turk Lown - Chicago Cubs RC
331 Tom Morgan - New York Yankees RC
332 Tony Bartirome - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
333 Pee Wee Reese - Brooklyn Dodgers
334 Wilmer Mizell - St. Louis Cardinals RC
335 Ted Lepcio - Boston Red Sox RC
336 Dave Koslo - New York Giants
337 Jim Hearn - New York Giants
338 Sal Yvars - New York Giants RC
339 Russ Meyer - Philadelphia Phillies
340 Bob Hooper - Philadelphia Athletics
341 Hal Jeffcoat - Chicago Cubs
342 Clem Labine - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
343 Dick Gernert - Boston Red Sox RC
344 Ewell Blackwell - Cincinnati Reds
345 Sammy White - Boston Red Sox RC
346 George Spencer - New York Giants RC
347 Joe Adcock - Cincinnati Reds
348 Bob Kelly - Chicago Cubs RC
349 Bob Cain - St. Louis Browns
350 Cal Abrams - Cincinnati Reds
351 Al Dark - New York Giants
352 Karl Drews - Philadelphia Phillies
353 Bobby Del Greco - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
354 Fred Hatfield - Detroit Tigers RC
355 Bobby Morgan - Brooklyn Dodgers
356 Toby Atwell - Chicago Cubs RC
357 Smoky Burgess - Philadelphia Phillies
358 John Kucab - Philadelphia Athletics RC
359 Dee Fondy - Chicago Cubs RC
360 George Crowe - Boston Braves RC
361 Bill Posedel - Pittsburgh Pirates
362 Ken Heintzelman - Philadelphia Phillies
363 Dick Rozek - Cleveland Indians RC
364 Clyde Sukeforth - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
365 Cookie Lavagetto - Brooklyn Dodgers
366 Dave Madison - St. Louis Browns RC
367 Bob Thorpe - Boston Braves RC
368 Ed Wright - Philadelphia Athletics RC
369 Dick Groat - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
370 Billy Hoeft - Detroit Tigers RC
371 Bobby Hofman - New York Giants
372 Gil McDougald - New York Yankees RC
373 Jim Turner - New York Yankees RC
374 Al Benton - Boston Red Sox RC
375 Jack Merson - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
376 Faye Throneberry - Boston Red Sox RC
377 Chuck Dressen - Brooklyn Dodgers
378 Les Fusselman - St. Louis Cardinals RC
379 Joe Rossi - Cincinnati Reds RC
380 Clem Koshorek - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
381 Milton Stock - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
382 Sam Jones - Cleveland Indians RC
383 Del Wilber - Boston Red Sox RC
384 Frankie Crosetti - New York Yankees
385 Herman Franks - New York Giants RC
386 Eddie Yuhas - St. Louis Cardinals RC
387 Billy Meyer - Pittsburgh Pirates
388 Bob Chipman - Boston Braves
389 Ben Wade - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
390 Glenn Nelson - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
391 Ben Chapman - Cincinnati Reds
392 Hoyt Wilhelm - New York Giants RC
393 Ebba St. Claire - Boston Braves RC
394 Billy Herman - Brooklyn Dodgers
395 Jake Pitler - Brooklyn Dodgers
396 Dick Williams - Brooklyn Dodgers RC
397 Forrest Main - Pittsburgh Pirates RC
398 Hal Rice - St. Louis Cardinals
399 Jim Fridley - Cleveland Indians RC
400 Bill Dickey - New York Yankees
401 Bob Schultz - Chicago Cubs RC
402 Earl Harrist - St. Louis Browns RC
403 Bill Miller - New York Yankees RC
404 Dick Brodowski - Boston Red Sox RC
405 Eddie Pellagrini - Cincinnati Reds
406 Joe Nuxhall - Cincinnati Reds RC
407 Eddie Mathews - Boston Braves RC

 

Base Variations Set Checklist

1-80 - Red Backs or Black Backs
131-190 - White Backs or Gray Backs
146 Frank House - Yellow/Orange Tigers logo
146 Frank House - Yellow Tigers Logo
307 Frank Campos - Red Star on Copyright Line
307 Frank Campos - Black Star on Copyright Line
311 Mickey Mantle - Full Black Border Yankees Logo
311 Mickey Mantle - No Black Border Yankees Logo
312 Jackie Robinson - BB Stitching Points Left
312 Jackie Robinson - BB Stitching Points Right
313 Bobby Thompson - BB Stitching Points Left
313 Bobby Thompson - BB Stitching Points Right

 

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User Reviews

  1. Still my favorite set of all-time! The Jackie Robinson and Mantle are especially beautiful.

  2. The 1952 Topps set is the most difficult of all Topps sets to complete, with different levels of scarcity (#1-80, 81-250, 251-310, 311-407). There are a few stars lacking in this set (Kiner, Musial, Williams, among others). Only those lucky few who have deep pockets can afford to complete (or buy) the set.

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