Tuesday, July 13, 2010

1960 Leaf

Number of Cards

The 1960 Leaf baseball card set consists of 144 baseball cards

Size of Cards

Standard size , which measure 2½” by 3½”.

Basic Features

The cards had a glossy photo of the player on the front, photographed against a vignette. The player’s name appeared in boldfaced type below, along with his position and team. The obverse of each card featured a small baseball with “Genuine Baseball Photo” and the card number on its face. Each player’s full name was listed again with position and team, followed by his vital statistics, a brief biography, and the player’s lifetime and past year stats. Unlike other baseball cards from this era, these cards were distributed with a marble and not chewing gum.

Errors + Variations

Cards 17 Photo variations exist

Chicago Cubs Checklist

Number Player
17a Walt Moryn 
17b Walt Moryn Full Face
20 Glen Hobbie
44 Tony Taylor
68 Moe Drabowsky
76 Dick Drott
87 Seth Morehead
95 Al Schroll
101 Irv Noren
110 Earl Averill Jr.
123 Art Schult
131 Sam Taylor