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1957   R414-12   Topps "Regular Issue"


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Year(s) Published: 1957
ACC Designation:   R414-12
Set Name: 1957 Topps Regular Issue
Card Size (inches): 2-1/2 x 3-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 407
Est. Value (common; VG): $4

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Set Summary
  • Produced in 1957 by Topps Gum Company of Brooklyn
  • First use of 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 inch card size (today's standard)
  • Set includes 407 cards plus 4 unnumbered checklist cards
  • Player full name, team and position printed below image
  • Front design in vertical format over stadium background
  • Horizontal back layout w/red card number inside blue baseball
  • Backs show complete major league record (pitching or batting)
  • Reference: David Hornish, "Topps' 1st Decade of Baseball Cards--Part I: The 'Regular Issues' of the 1950s" (Old Cardboard magazine, Issue #12, Summer 2007, p. 16)


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