Thursday, February 10, 2011

1965 Topps

Number of Cards

598 cards in the 1965 Topps collection included 32 Cubs players with 2 SP

Size of Cards

The size of the cards are standard-size 2 ½ x 3 ½

Basic Features

On the front of the card is a player’s photograph with a frame around it. At the lower left corner of each card is a pennant shaped logo with the player’s team name and team symbols. This pennant is set against a colored lower name panel with the player’s name printed in white and their field position printed in black

On the back of the card in the upper left corner is a baseball logo with the word Topps printed in it as well the card number. Below that is a short write-up about the player and a cartoon panel with a charactiture of the player. Then below that is the player’s bio and stats info. On rookie cards, the back is divided into 2 split sections.

The 1965 Topps set is divided into “Low Numbers” (#s 1-506) and “High Numbers” (#s 507-598) with the latter only slightly more difficult to locate and home to 78 “Short Prints.” There are no significant errors or variations.

To prevent purchasing a false piece of history, always get a professionally graded card from a recognized provider. In the future, graded cards will be significantly more valuable.

1965 Topps Baseball also has two insert sets. The Topps Iron-On Transfers measure 2" x 3" with a checklist of 72 players. The Topps Embossed inserts feature a total of 72 cards and each measure 2-1/8" x 3-1/2".

Specialty cards include World Series Highlights (WS) and multiplayer Rookie and Team cards.

Series I: 1-109
Series II: 110-196
Series III: 197-283
Series IV: 284-370
Series V: 371-446
Series VI: 447-522
Series VII: 523-598

Chicago Cubs 1965 Topps Checklist

Number Player
4 NL Home Run Leaders
6 NL RBI Leaders
10 NL Pitching Leaders
14 Len Gabrielson
27 Dick Bertell
34 Cal Koonce
64 Lou Burdette
91 Chicago Cubs TC
110 Ron Santo
149 Wayne Schurr
161 Frank Baumann
165 Dick Ellsworth
186 Billy Cowan
202 Leo Burke
220 Billy Williams
244 Lindy McDaniel
264 Bob Buhl
298 Jim Stewart
314 Sterling Slaughter
334 Vic Roznovsky RC
354 Rookie Stars RC
386 Rookie Stars RC
402 Joe Amalfitano
420 Larry Jackson
436 Don Elston
457 Bob Kennedy MG
510 Ernie Banks
528 George Altman
549 Rookie Stars RC
565 Ernie Broglio SP
584 Harry Bright
596 Don Landrum SP

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