Friday, October 14, 2011

1979 Topps

Number of Cards

1979 Topps remained at 726 cards.

Size of Cards

Standard size , which measure 2½” by 3½”.

Basic Features

The card fronts are similar to 1978 with Large color photographs of the player. The players name and team are located along the bottom along with a baseball with the Topps logo inside.

The back printing color was changed from 1978 but it does include the standard statistics but instead of a game situation there is a baseball quiz.

Subsets include
Statistical Leaders (LL)
Record Breakers (RB)
All Time Leaders (AT).

Topps Rookie cards are arranged by team and labeled as Prospects.

Released in 1 series

17 -Donnie Moore
53 -Mick Kelleher
86 -Rodney Scott
98 -Ray Burris
135 -Bobby Murcer
153 -Dennis Lamp
171 -Gene Clines
240 -Rick Reuschel
299 -Steve Ontiveros
323 -Lynn McGlothen
346 -Bill Buckner
370 -Dave Kingman
398 -Ivan DeJesus
433 -Larry Biittner
457 -Bruce Sutter
473 -Dave Roberts
489 -Larry Cox
494 -Jerry White
513 -Dave Johnson
522 -Ken Holtzman
551 -Herman Franks
579 -Greg Gross
592 -Mike Krukow
614 -Willie Hernandez
639 -Manny Trillo
663 -Mike Vail
693 -Dave Rader
716 -Chicago Cubs Team

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