Thursday, March 31, 2011

1970 Cubs

Number of Cards

1970 Topps grew to a new high of 720 cards

Size of Cards

Standard size , which measure 2½” by 3½”.

Basic Features

The front of these cards feature a color player photograph with a thin white frame and a gray border. The players team is located at the top and the players name (in script font) is located at the bottom along with his position.

The backs are in horizontal format and include the now standard statistics, biographical data and a cartoon.

Subsets include
World Series Highlight (WS)
Playoff cards (CS)
Statistical Leaders (LL)
All Star cards (AS)
Multi-Player Rookie

1970 Topps Baseball marks the first Topps set since 1952 to not have a Mickey Mantle card in the set.

Released in 7 series;
series 1 (1-132)
series 2 (133-263)
series 3 (264-372)
series 4 (373-459)
series 5 (460-546)
series 6 (547-633),
series 7 (634-720)

Short Prints

The high series cards (634-720) are scarce and demand a premium.


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46 Ken Rudolph RC 1.00
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63 NL RBI Leaders Ron Santo 6.00
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69 NL Pitching Leaders Fergie Jenkins 5.00
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71 NL Strikeout Leaders Fergie Jenkins 3.00
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80 Don Kessinger 1.25
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117 Don Young 1.00
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170 Billy Williams 6.00
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192 Jim Qualls 1.25
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223 Nate Oliver 1.25
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240 Ferguson Jenkins 6.00
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258 Paul Popovich 1.25
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265 Randy Hundley 1.50
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291 Leo Durocher MG 5.00
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318 Willie Smith 1.25
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334 Phil Regan 1.25
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375 Johnny Callison 2.50
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405 Bill Hands 2.00
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429 Rookie Stars Bobb/Cosman RC 2.00
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454 Ron Santo AS 5.00
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456 Don Kessinger AS 2.50
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480 Glenn Beckert 4.00
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505 Ken Holtzman 5.00
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541 Bill Heath 2.50
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562 Ted Abernathy 5.00
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593 Chicago Cubs Team 10.00
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612 Jim Hickman 8.00
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630 Ernie Banks 60.00
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649 Jimmie Hall 12.00
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654 Rookie Stars  Boots Day RC 20.00
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670 Ron Santo 25.00
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699 Hank Aguirre 15.00
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714 Al Spangler 12.00
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Friday, March 11, 2011

1969 Topps

Number of Cards

1969 Topps grew to a new high of 664 cards

Size of Cards

Standard size , which measure 2½” by 3½”.

Basic Features

The front of these cards contain a color photograph of the player with the players team listed along the bottom and the players name and position inside a colored circle located at the top.

The backs returned to the horizontal format with the standard statistical and bigraphical information with a cartoon.

There are no team cards in 1969 Topps but there are

Multi-Player (MP)
Statistical leaders (LL)
Checklist cards (CL)
World Series Highlight (WS)

Released in 7 series

Series 1 (1-109)
Series 2 (110-218)
Series 3 (219-327)
Series 4 (328-425)
Series 5 (426-512)
Series 6 (513-588)
Series 7 (589-664)

Short Prints

The high number series (589-664) is slightly more expensive to collect.


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4 NL RBI Leaders 10.00
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6 NL HR Leaders 10.00
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10 NL Pitching Leaders 12.00
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12 NL Strikeout Leaders 8.00
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20 Ernie Banks 30.00
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43 Joe Niekro 4.00
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63 Jim Hickman 3.00
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88 Rich Nye 2.00
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115 Bill Hands 3.00
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147 Leo Durocher 6.00
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171 Glenn Beckert 4.00
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198 Willie Smith 2.00
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225 Don Kessinger 6.00
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247 Gene Oliver 3.00
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268 Al Spangler 3.00
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288 Ken Holtzman 5.00
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312 Lee Elia 3.00
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347 Randy Hundley 4.00
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372 Adolfo Phillips 2.00
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404 Cubs Rookies 3.00
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420 Ron Santo 6.00
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422 Don Kessinger 5.00
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450 Billy Williams 10.00
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483 Ted Abernathy 3.00
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535 Phil Regan 4.00
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538 Charlie Smith 3.00
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570 Ron Santo 12.00
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593 Don Nottebart 4.00
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602 Chicago Rookies 6.00
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640 Ferguson Jenkins 25.00
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