Friday, September 16, 2011

1964 Topps reverse side

1964 Topps has 587 cards each measuring 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 (inches). Considered one of the best sets ever by Topps. The back contains typical statistics and biographical information as well as a cartoon quiz that required rubbing of white panel to reveal the answer. Specialty cards include Statistical Leaders (LL), Multi-player cards (MP), World Series Highlights (WS) and Rookie cards.

Released in 7 series;
Series 1 (1-88)
Series 2 (89-176)
Series 3 (177-264)
Series 4 (265-352)
Series 5 (353-429)
Series 6 (430-506)
Series 7 (507-587) This series carries a premium.

Very little about card backs are ever discussed, but the reverse side can be very interesting. They complete a picture by providing information that people might not know. A wealth of info. Fun, funny and useful facts with trivia about all aspects of baseball. The cartoons on the back appealed to kids and adults alike. Some included quizzes about baseball history or baseball rules.

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