1960-1978 Topps Shoebox Collection (569) Including 397 Hall of Famers

October 5, 2013

Presented is an extremely substantial collection of 569 cards from twenty different Topps baseball issues spanning the years 1960 to 1978. This impressive collection is highlighted by 397 Hall of Famers, including Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Sandy Koufax, and Roberto Clemente. Nine cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA. This collection consists of the following:

1) 1960 Topps (8 cards): #1 Wynn (HOF, Vg), 65 Howard (Vg-Ex+), 73 Gibson (HOF, NM 7), 240 Aparicio (HOF, Vg-Ex), 305 Ashburn (HOF, Ex), 555 Fox AS (Vg-Ex), 561 Kaline AS (Ex), and 566 Aaron AS (Vg/Vg-Ex).

2) 1961 Topps (46 cards): nine Ex-Mt or better, twenty-six Vg-Ex to Ex, and eleven slightly lesser (including one with a slight trim). Keys: #1 Groat (Ex), two 2 Maris (Ex-Mt and Vg+), 10 B. Robinson (HOF, Vg-Ex+), 80 Killebrew (HOF, Ex+), two 160 Ford (HOF, Vg-Ex and Vg), 200 Spahn (HOF, Vg-Ex), 207 Koufax/Podres (Ex), two 228 Yankees (both Vg), two 290 Musial (HOF, Vg+ and 5/95 T/B, otherwise Ex), 344 Koufax (HOF, Ex-Mt), 350 Banks (HOF, Vg-Ex), 388 Clemente (HOF, Ex), 401 Ruth Hits 60th (Ex), 405 Gehrig Benched (Ex-Mt), 406 Mantle Blasts HR (Ex-Mt+), 408 Mathewson Strikes Out 267 (Ex), 409 Johnson Hurls Shutout (Ex), 415 Aaron (HOF, Ex+), and 484 Aaron MVP (HOF, Vg-Ex).

3) 1962 Topps (34 cards): nine Ex-Mt, twenty-one Vg-Ex to Ex, and four lesser. Keys: #18 Mantle/Mays (Ex), 30 Mathews (HOF, trimmed, otherwise Vg-Ex), 45 B. Robinson (HOF, Ex), two 70 Killebrew (HOF, Vg-Ex and 100/0 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), 99 Powell RC (Vg-Ex), 140 Gehrig and Ruth (Ex-Mt), 199 Perry RC (HOF, Vg-Ex), 218 Torre RC (HOF, Ex), 387 Brock RC (HOF, EX-MT 6), 471 Mantle AS (HOF, Vg-Ex), 592 Bouton/Belinsky RC (Vg-Ex/Ex), and 594 Uecker RC (Vg-Ex).

4) 1963 Topps (35 cards): twelve Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, seventeen Ex, and six Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #1 NL Batting Ldrs (15/85 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), two 25 Kaline (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex+), two 115 Yastrzemski (HOF, Ex and Vg), 120 Maris (Ex-Mt), 169 Perry (HOF, Ex-Mt), two 210 Koufax (HOF, EX-MT 6 and Ex-Mt), 275 Mathews (HOF, Ex), two 300 Mays (HOF, NM 7 and Ex), 320 Spahn (HOF, Ex), 340 Berra (HOF, Ex), three 345 B. Robinson (HOF, two Ex and Vg-Ex), 360 Drysdale (HOF, Vg-Ex), 380 Banks (HOF, Nr/Mt+), two 390 Aaron (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex+), 446 Ford (HOF, Ex), 472 Brock (HOF, Ex), and 540 Clemente (HOF, Vg-Ex).

5) 1964 Topps (27 cards): five Ex-Mt or better, eleven Ex, and eleven Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #29 Brock (HOF, 80/20 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 35 Mathews (HOF, Ex), 150 Mays (HOF, Vg-Ex), 155 Snider (HOF, trimmed, otherwise Ex), Koufax (HOF, 20/80 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt), 210 Yastrzemski (HOF, Vg-Ex+), 225 Maris (Ex), 244 La Russa RC (HOF, Nr/Mt), two 250 Kaline (HOF, Ex+ and Vg-Ex+), two 260 F. Robinson (HOF, Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex), 350 McCovey (HOF, Vg-Ex), two 400 Spahn (HOF, Ex and Vg), 460 Gibson (HOF, Ex), and 541 Niekro RC (HOF, Vg-Ex).

6) 1965 Topps (16 cards): Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt, averaging Ex. Keys: #150 B. Robinson (HOF, Ex), 205 Spahn (HOF, Vg-Ex+), 207 Rose (Vg-Ex+), 250 Mays (HOF, Ex-Mt), 320 Gibson (HOF, Vg-Ex), 330 Ford (HOF, Vg-Ex+), 510 Banks (HOF, Vg-Ex), 526 Hunter RC (HOF, Ex), 540 Brock (HOF, Ex), and 581 Perez RC (HOF, Vg-Ex+).

7) 1966 Topps (6 cards): #100 Koufax (HOF, Vg-Ex), 160 Ford (HOF, Ex), 195 Morgan (HOF, Ex), 300 Clemente (HOF, Ex-Mt), 310 F. Robinson (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 390 B. Robinson (HOF, Ex-Mt).

8) 1967 Topps (28 cards): #5 Ford (HOF, Ex-Mt+), 30 Kaline (HOF, NM-MT+ 8.5), 55 Drysdale (HOF, Nr/Mt), 100 F. Robinson (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 146 Carlton (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 210 Gibson (HOF, 30/70 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt+), two 215 Banks (HOF, NM-MT 8 and Ex), 216 Cash/Kaline (Ex-Mt+), 250 Aaron (HOF, Ex), 285 Brock (HOF, Ex-Mt), 320 Perry (HOF, Ex-Mt), 337 Morgan (HOF, Ex-Mt), 355 Yastrzemski (HOF, NM-MT 8), two 400 Clemente (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), 423 Mays/McCovey (HOF, 25/75 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 445 Sutton (HOF, Ex), 460 Killebrew (HOF, Ex-Mt), 480 McCovey (HOF, Nr/Mt+), 500 Marichal (HOF, 20/80 T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt+), 540 Cash (Ex-Mt), 558 Belanger RC (Ex-Mt), 563 Adcock (Ex+), 569 Carew RC (HOF, 80/20 T/B, otherwise Ex-Mt), 570 Wills (Vg-Ex+), 604 Red Sox (NM-MT 8), and 609 John (85/15 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt+).

9) 1968 Topps (45 cards): eleven Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, twenty-six Vg-Ex to Ex, and eight lesser. Keys: two #20 B. Robinson (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), 45 Seaver (HOF, Ex), 50 Mays (HOF, Ex), two 110 Aaron (HOF, Vg-Ex and Vg), 150 Clemente (HOF, Ex-Mt), two 230 Rose (Nr/Mt+ and Ex+), two 240 Kaline (HOF, Ex+ and Vg-Ex), 250 Yastrzemski (HOF, Nr/Mt), 355 Banks (HOF, Ex-Mt), and two 490 Killebrew/Mays/Mantle (HOF, both Ex).

10) 1969 Topps (53 cards): twelve Ex-Mt or better, thirty-four Vg-Ex to Ex, and seven lesser. Keys: four #20 Banks (HOF, two Ex and two Vg-Ex), two 50 Clemente (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex), three 85 Brock (HOF, two Ex and Vg-Ex), three 100 Aaron (HOF, Nr/Mt, Vg-Ex, and Vg), two 120 Rose (Ex-Mt and Ex), three 130 Yastrzemski (HOF, two Vg-Ex and Vg), 190 Mays (HOF, Ex+), two 255 Carlton (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), two 260 Jackson RC (HOF, both Ex ), 480 Seaver (HOF, Nr/Mt), 510 Carew (HOF, Ex), two 533 Ryan (HOF, 30/70 L/R and T/B, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt and Ex), and 597 Fingers RC (HOF, Vg-Ex).

11) 1970 Topps (111 cards): 25% Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt (including a couple better), 52% Ex, and 23% Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: two #10 Yastrzemski (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), two 140 Jackson (HOF, Ex-Mt and Vg+), two 189 Munson RC (Ex and Vg+), two 300 Seaver (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), two 350 Clemente (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), two 462 Aaron AS (HOF, Ex and Vg+), two 500 Aaron (HOF, Ex and Vg+), 580 Rose (Vg-Ex), 600 Mays (HOF, Vg-Ex), two 630 Banks (HOF, Ex-Mt and Ex), 660 Bench (HOF, Nr/Mt-Mt), and two 712 Ryan (HOF, 30/70 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt and Vg-Ex).

12) 1971 Topps (14 cards): #5 Munson (Vg-Ex), 55 Carlton (HOF, Ex), 160 Seaver (HOF, Ex+), 180 Kaline (HOF, Ex), 300 B. Robinson (HOF, Ex), 325 Marichal (HOF, Vg-Ex+), two 400 Aaron (HOF, both Vg-Ex), 513 Ryan (HOF, NM 7), 525 Banks (HOF, Vg-Ex), 530 Yastrzemski (HOF, Vg-Ex), 570 Palmer (HOF, Vg-Ex), 625 Brock (HOF, Ex+), and 640 F. Robinson (HOF, Nr/Mt).

13) 1972 Topps (14 cards): #37 Yastrzemski (HOF, Ex+), 79 Fisk RC (HOF, Ex), 200 Brock (HOF, Ex), 270 Palmer (HOF, Nr/Mt), 299 Aaron (HOF, Ex), 309 Clemente (HOF, Ex+), 420 Carlton (HOF, Ex-Mt), 433 Bench (HOF, Ex), 435 Jackson (HOF, Ex+), 445 Seaver (HOF, Ex), 550 B. Robinson (HOF, Nr/Mt), 595 Ryan (HOF, Vg-Ex+), 600 Kaline (HOF, Ex), and 752 Morgan Traded (HOF, Vg-Ex+).

14) 1973 Topps (4 cards): #50 Clemente (HOF, Ex+), 190 Gibson (HOF, Vg-Ex), 193 Fisk (HOF, Ex), and 330 Carew (HOF, Ex+).

15) 1974 Topps (2 cards): #1 Aaron HR King (HOF, Ex+) and 456 Winfield RC (HOF, Vg-Ex+).

16) 1975 Topps (4 cards): two #223 Yount RC (HOF, Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex+), 620 Carter RC (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 623 Hernandez RC (35/65 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt-Mt).

17) 1975 Topps Mini (50 cards): fourteen Nr/Mt or better, twenty-nine Ex to Ex-Mt, and seven Vg to Vg-Ex. Keys: #1 Aaron RB (HOF, Ex-Mt), 61 Winfield (HOF, Nr/Mt), 70 Schmidt (HOF, Nr/Mt), 223 Yount RC (HOF, 10/90 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt), 228 Brett RC (HOF, Ex-Mt+), 320 Rose (Ex-Mt), 500 Ryan (HOF, Nr/Mt), two 616 Rice RC (HOF, Nr/Mt and Ex), 620 Carter RC (HOF, Nr/Mt), 622 Lynn RC (Ex-Mt), 623 Hernandez RC (Nr/Mt), and 660 Aaron (HOF, Vg-Ex).

18) 1976 Topps (9 cards): Ex to Nr/Mt, averaging Ex-Mt. Keys: two #316 Yount (HOF, both Ex-Mt+) and 330 Ryan (HOF, Ex-Mt).

19) 1977 Topps (46 cards): . Keys: #144 Sutter RC (HOF, Nr/Mt), 450 Rose (Ex-Mt), three 473 Dawson RC (HOF, Ex-Mt, Ex, and Vg-Ex), 476 Murphy RC (Nr/Mt+), 580 Brett (HOF, Ex-Mt), and 650 Ryan (HOF, Nr/Mt+).

20) 1978 Topps (17 cards): Ex to Nr/Mt, averaging Ex-Mt (including a couple lesser). Keys: #36 Murray RC (HOF, Nr/Mt) and two 707 Molitor/Trammell RC (HOF, Ex-Mt+ and Ex+). This is a sizable mixed-grade collection of 1960s and 1970s bubble-gum cards, including many highlights and key cards of the era. Total: 569 cards.