Lot 1723: 1954-1979 Topps Hall of Famers and Stars Collection (702 cards) Including Mantle, Aaron, Koufax and Mays

November 20, 2011

Cards of stars and Hall of Famers are naturally the most prized by collectors. Presented is an extremely impressive collection of 702 Topps baseball cards, spanning the years 1954 to 1979, composed exclusively of Hall of Famers and major stars. This is a collection unto itself! Twenty-three different sets are represented. The collection includes cards of Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Sandy Koufax, Nolan Ryan, Pete Rose, and many more. This collection consists of the following:

1) 1954 (1 card): #132 Lasorda RC (Gd).

2) 1958 (20 cards): Two #25 Drysdale (Vg+ and Fr), 79 D. Williams (Vg+), 187 Koufax (Gd), two 475 Stengel/Haney (Vg and Pr-Fr), 476 Musial AS (Ex-Mt), two 479 Fox AS (Vg and Fr), two 480 Mathews AS (both Vg), two 482 Banks AS (both Ex), 483 Aparicio AS (Vg+), 484 F. Robinson AS (Gd+), 486 Mays AS (Ex), 487 Mantle AS (Ex+), 488 Aaron AS (Ex) and two 494 Spahn AS (Vg-Ex and Gd).

3) 1959 (1 card): #392 Herzog (Vg-Ex).

4) 1960 (5 cards): Two #212 Alston (both Gd), 240 Aparicio (Ex-Mt), 450 Cepeda (Gd-Vg) and 475 Drysdale (Gd).

5) 1961 (7 cards): #307 Mantle WS (Pr-Fr), 477 Fox MVP (Ex), 572 B. Robinson AS (Gd), 575 Banks AS (Vg-Ex), 580 Kaline AS (Vg), 581 F. Robinson AS (Vg) and 586 Ford AS (Gd).

6) 1962 (6 cards): #18 Mantle/Mays (Gd), 29 Stengel (Ex), 85 Hodges (Ex-Mt), 139 Ruth Special (Ex), 34 Maris WS (Vg-Ex) ,and 325 Aparicio (2/98 L/R, otherwise Ex).

7) 1963 (12 cards): #125 Roberts (Ex), 135 Ashburn (Ex), 142 Ford WS (Ex-Mt), 144 Maris WS (0/100 L/R, otherwise Ex), 173 Mantle/Tresh/Richardson (0/100 L/R, otherwise Ex), two 233 Stengel (Ex-Mt and Vg), 245 Hodges (Ex), 252 Santo (Vg-Ex+), 412 Podres/Drysdale/Koufax (Vg) and two 550 Snider (Ex and Vg-Ex).

8) 1964 (5 cards): #3 NL Pitching Ldrs (Pr-Fr), 155 Snider (Ex), 200 Koufax (Vg), 225 Maris (Vg) and 265 Bunning (Gd-Vg).

9) 1965 (15 cards): Including: #3 AL HR Ldrs (Vg+), two 8 NL ERA Ldrs (both Vg), 95 Mazeroski (Vg-Ex), 134 Mantle's Clutch HR (Pr), 170 Aaron (Vg), two 187 Stengel (Ex-Mt and Fr), two 205 Spahn (Ex and Vg), 220 B. Williams (Vg), 526 Hunter RC (Ex), and 500 Mathews (Vg).

10) 1966 (5 cards): # Including: 116 Alston (Ex-Mt+), 130 Torre (Ex), 160 Ford (Pr) and 420 Marichal (Fr).

11) 1967 (44 cards): #1 B. Robinson/Bauer/F. Robinson (Pr), 30 Kaline (Fr), 55 Drysdale (Pr), 70 Santo (Gd+), two 200 Mays (Vg and Gd), two 210 Gibson (Vg and Fr), 215 Banks (Vg), 236 NL Pitching Ldrs (Gd), 250 Aaron (Gd+), 266 Stargell/Clendenon (Vg), two 285 Brock (both Vg), 294 Alston (Vg), two 315 B. Williams (Vg and Gd+), 320 Perry (Gd+), 333 Jenkins (Vg), 334 Killebrew/Allison (Vg), 337 Morgan (Vg), two 350 Torre (both Vg), two 355 Yastrzemski (Vg-Ex and Gd), three 369 Hunter (Vg and two Gd+), 400 Clemente (Vg), 423 Mays/McCovey (Vg+), 430 Rose (Vg), 445 Sutton (Vg), 456 Niekro (Vg), two 460 Killebrew (Gd-Vg and Fr), 475 Palmer (Vg), 476 Perez (Vg-Ex), 480 McCovey (Vg-Ex), 481 Durocher (Vg-Ex), 500 Marichal (Ex), 510 Mazeroski (Vg-Ex+), 512 Schoendienst (Vg), 569 Carew RC (Gd+) and 600 B. Robinson (Vg+).

12) 1968 (12 cards): #20 B. Robinson (Ex), 27 Hodges (Ex+), 103 Sutton (Vg), 145 Drysdale (Ex), 205 Marichal (Gd), 230 Rose (Vg), 247 Bench RC (Fr), two 250 Yastrzemski (Fr and Pr-Fr), 366 Santo AS (Vg), 369 Yastrzemski AS (Ex-Mt) and 530 B. Robinson/F. Robinson (Vg-Ex+).

13) 1969 (22 cards): #20 Banks (0/100 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), two 24 Alston (both Gd+), 35 Morgan (Vg-Ex), 85 Brock (Vg), 95 Bench (Vg), 100 Aaron (Gd+), two 120 Rose (Ex and Fr), 130 Yastrzemski (Vg), two 147 Durocher (Vg-Ex and Vg), 175 Bunning (Vg-Ex+), 190 Mays (Vg-Ex+), 200 Gibson (Vg-Ex), 216 Sutton (Vg-Ex), 370 Marichal (Gd), 421 B. Robinson AS (Ex), 450 B. Williams (Vg), 510 Carew (Vg), 539 T. Williams shows (Ex-Mt) and 564 Hodges (Vg-Ex).

14) 1970 (30 cards): Two #10 Yastrzemski (Ex and Fr), two 17 Wilhelm (Ex and Vg), 62 AL Batting Ldrs (Vg), 63 NL RBI Ldrs (Vg-Ex), 140 Jackson (Ex), two 170 B. Williams (Vg-Ex+ and Vg+), 190 Torre (Ex), two 211 T. Williams (Ex and Gd), two 220 Carlton (Ex+ and Gd+), 230 B. Robinson (Ex), 290 Carew (Vg), 346 Schoendienst (Vg+), 350 Clemente (Gd), 380 Perez (Vg-Ex), 394 Hodges (Ex-Mt+), 440 Mazeroski (Vg), two 449 Palmer (Vg-Ex and Gd+), 502 Fingers (Vg), 530 Gibson (Ex), 537 Morgan (Vg-Ex), 555 Cepeda (Vg-Ex), 580 Rose (Vg), 640 Kaline (Vg-Ex) and 670 Santo (Ex).

15) 1971 (7 cards): #26 Blyleven RC (Vg+), 70 NL Pitching Ldrs (Vg-Ex), 72 NL Strikeout Ldrs (Vg-Ex), two 110 Mazeroski (both Vg-Ex) and two 605 Cepeda (Ex and Vg).

16) 1972 (32 cards): Three #49 Mays (two Vg-Ex and Vg), 50 Mays IA (Ex), 67 Schoendienst (Ex), 80 Perez (Vg-Ex+), 87 NL RBI Ldrs (Vg-Ex), 89 NL HR Ldrs (Vg), three 90 AL HR Ldrs (Ex and two Vg), three 91 NL ERA Ldrs (Vg-Ex, Vg+, and Pr), 92 AL ERA Ldrs (Vg-Ex), two 93 NL Pitching Ldrs (Ex and Vg), two 95 NL Strikeout Ldrs (Ex-Mt and Vg), 130 Gibson (Ex-Mt), two 132 Morgan (Ex and Fr), 299 Aaron (Ex), 300 Aaron IA (Gd), 310 Clemente IA (Ex), 323 Weaver (Ex+), 347 Seaver Boyhood Photo (Ex), 358 Anderson (Vg-Ex+), 410 Jenkins (Vg+), two 436 Jackson IA (both Vg) and 567 Marichal (Vg/Vg-Ex).

17) 1973 (80 cards): Two #1 All-Time HR Ldrs (Ex and Gd), three 50 Clemente (two Ex and Vg-Ex+), 61 Batting Ldrs (Ex), 63 RBI Ldrs (Vg-Ex), 67 Strikeout Ldrs (Gd+), 84 Fingers (Ex-Mt), two 90 B. Robinson (Ex and Vg), 100 Aaron (5/95 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex+), 115 Santo (Ex), two 130 Rose (Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex+), 142 Munson (Vg-Ex), 160 Palmer (Vg-Ex), 165 Aparicio (Vg-Ex), two 170 Killebrew (both Ex), two 175 F. Robinson (both Ex+ due to centering), two 180 Jenkins (both Ex), 190 Gibson (Vg+), three 193 Fisk (Ex-Mt and two Ex), two 199 Blyleven (Ex-Mt and Ex), three 200 B. Williams (Ex-Mt and two Vg-Ex), two 220 Ryan (Nr/Mt and 2/98 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), 230 Morgan (Ex), two 235 Hunter (Ex-Mt and Ex), 237 Mathews (Ex), two 245 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt+ and Vg-Ex), 255 Jackson (Vg-Ex), 257 Berra (Vg+), 275 Perez (Vg-Ex), three 280 Kaline (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 300 Carlton (Vg-Ex and Vg), two 305 Mays (Ex+ and Vg-Ex+), two 320 Brock (Ex-Mt and Ex), two 330 Carew (both Vg), four 350 Seaver (Ex-Mt, Ex, and two Vg-Ex), 370 Stargell (Ex), two 380 Bench (Ex and Vg-Ex), 410 McCovey (Ex), 450 Torre (Vg), 471 Cobb ATL (Gd), 472 Gehrig ATL (Vg), 473 Aaron ATL (Vg), 474 Ruth ATL (Nr/Mt+), two 475 Cobb ATL (Ex+ and Vg), three 476 Johnson ATL (Ex, Vg-Ex, and Vg), 477 Young ATL (Vg+), two 478 Johnson ATL (Nr/Mt and Vg), two 480 Marichal (Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex) and two 503 Niekro (Ex and Vg).

18) 1974 (40 cards): Two #10 Bench (Nr/Mt and Ex), 15 Torre (Vg), four 20 Ryan (three Nr/Mt and Ex), two 40 Palmer (Ex+ and Vg), three 80 Seaver (Ex-Mt and two Ex), 83 Cepeda (Ex), two 85 Morgan (both Vg/Vg-Ex), 95 Carlton (Vg-Ex), 100 Stargell (Vg/Vg-Ex), 105 Fisk (Ex), 110 B. Williams (Vg-Ex), five 130 Jackson (Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, two Ex, and Vg), 160 B. Robinson (Vg-Ex+), 215 Kaline (Ex), 230 Perez (Ex), 280 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt), 283 Schmidt (Ex-Mt), 300 Rose (Vg-Ex), 326 Anderson (Gd), 330T Marichal (Vg), 333 Carew/Morgan AS (Gd), two 340 Munson (Vg-Ex and Gd), 350 Gibson (Ex-Mt), 400 Killebrew (Vg), 456 Winfield RC (Gd), 542 Gossage (Ex) and 634 Mathews (Ex).

19) 1975 (105 cards): Including: Two #1 Aaron HL (Ex and Vg), 5 Ryan HL (Fr), 20 Munson (Ex), two 61 Winfield (Gd and Fr), two 70 Schmidt (Vg-Ex and Pr), two 80 Fisk (Ex and Vg-Ex), 100 Stargell (Vg-Ex), 130 Niekro (Ex-Mt), four 150 Gibson (three Ex and Fr), two 180 Morgan (both Vg), three 185 Carlton (Vg-Ex and two Vg), 194 Mantle MVP (Vg), 200 Mantle MVP (Vg-Ex), 204 F. Robinson/Clemente MVP (Vg+), 220 Sutton (Ex-Mt), 223 Yount RC (Vg-Ex), 228 Brett RC (Fr), 230 Hunter (Vg-Ex), five 250 Bench (Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, two Vg, and Gd), six 280 Yastrzemski (three Ex, Vg, and two Fr), five 300 Jackson (all Vg), 312 Strikeout Ldrs (Vg/Vg-Ex), four 320 Rose (two Ex and two Vg), eight 335 Palmer (Ex, Four Vg-Ex, Vg, and two Gd), four 370 Seaver (Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, Ex, and Vg+), two 450 McCovey (Ex and Vg), 460 WS Gm. 1 - Jackson (Vg), five 500 Ryan (Ex, Vg+, and three Gd), two 530 Perry (both Ex), two 540 Brock (Ex-Mt and Ex), four 554 Gossage (Ex and three Vg-Ex), two 580 F. Robinson (both Vg-Ex), four 600 Carew (two Ex, Vg-Ex, and Vg), three 616 Rice RC (two Vg-Ex and Gd), three 620 Carter RC (Ex, Vg+, and Vg), 640 Killebrew (Fr) and 660 Aaron (Ex).

20) 1976 (45 cards): #10 Brock (Nr/Mt), three 19 Brett (Ex-Mt and two Vg-Ex), 95 B. Robinson (Gd), 98 Eckersley RC (tilted miscut, otherwise Vg), 100 Hunter (Vg+), 202 AL ERA Ldrs (Ex-Mt), 230 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt), 235 Blyleven (Ex-Mt), 240 Rose (Ex+), two 250 Jenkins (Ex-Mt and Ex), two 250T Jenkins (both Ex), four 300 Bench (two Ex and two Vg+), 316 Yount (Gd+), two 325 Perez (Vg-Ex and Gd), 330 Ryan (Vg), two 340 Rice (both Vg-Ex), two 365 Fisk (both Vg), two 400 Carew (Vg-Ex and Fr), two 405 Fingers (Vg-Ex and Vg), three 435 Niekro (Ex, Vg-Ex, and Vg), two 441 Carter (both Vg), two 450 Palmer (Vg-Ex and Vg), two 500 Jackson (Vg-Ex and Vg), 525 B. Williams (Vg), 550 Aaron (Vg), 585 Torre (Vg), 600 Seaver (Vg+) and 650 Munson (Ex).

21) 1977 (82 cards): #2 Munson (Vg), three 60 Rice (Nr/Mt, Vg-Ex, and Vg+), two 70 Bench (Ex and Vg), four 100 Morgan (two Vg+, Gd, and Fr), three 110 Carlton (Ex and two Vg-Ex), five 120 Carew (three Ex, Vg, and Gd), four 140 Schmidt (Vg-Ex, two Vg, and Gd), five 144 Sutter RC (Nr/Mt, Ex-Mt, two Ex, and Vg-Ex), two 150 Seaver (both Vg), 152 Perry (Ex), 170 Munson (Vg due to centering), two 280 Hunter (Ex and Vg-Ex), two 295 Carter (Ex-Mt and Vg+), 319 Gossage (Ex), four 390 Winfield (Ex, Vg-Ex, and two Vg), three 430 Jenkins (two Vg and Gd), three 450 Rose (Ex-Mt and two Vg), six 480 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt, Vg-Ex, two Vg, Gd, and Pr), 525 Eckersley (Vg), 547 McCovey (Nr/Mt), three 580 Brett (three Gd), three 600 Palmer (Vg-Ex and two Vg), three 620 Sutton (two Vg-Ex and Vg), three 635 Yount (all Vg), four 640 Fisk (three Vg, Gd, and Fr), four 650 Ryan (Nr/Mt-Mt, Ex-Mt, Vg, and Gd), and seven 655 Perez (two Vg-Ex, four Vg, and Gd).

22) 1978 (92 cards): #15 Perez (Ex), four 20 Rose (Ex, Vg-Ex, and two Vg), four 34 McCovey (two Ex-Mt, Ex, and Vg), three 36 Murray RC (Ex-Mt and two Vg), four 40 Yastrzemski (Ex-Mt, Vg-Ex, and two Vg), 70 Gossage (Ex), two 72 Dawson (Ex and Vg-Ex), five 100 Brett (three Vg-Ex and two Vg), 120 Carter (Nr/Mt-Mt), two 122 Eckersley (both Ex), two 131 Blyleven (Ex and Gd), three 140 Fingers (Ex and two Gd), 160 Palmer (Vg-Ex), two 170 Brock (Ex-Mt and Vg), two 173 Yount (Ex and Vg), two 200 Jackson (Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex), five 270 Fisk (two Vg-Ex, two Vg, and Gd), two 300 Morgan (Vg-Ex and Vg), two 310 Sutton (Vg-Ex and Vg), 325 Sutter (Vg-Ex), two 360 Schmidt (both Vg), 400 Ryan (Vg/Vg-Ex), three 450 Seaver (Nr/Mt-Mt, Ex+, and Vg-Ex), 460 Hunter (Vg-Ex), three 510 Stargell (Nr/Mt and two Vg), 530 Winfield (Vg), 540 Carlton (Ex), four 580 Carew (Nr/Mt, two Ex, and Vg+), 670 Rice (Ex), two 686 Perry (Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex), four 700 Bench (Ex, two Vg-Ex, and Gd), sixteen 703 Morris RC (Nr/Mt, three Ex-Mt, three Ex, four Vg-Ex, four Vg, and Pr), two 707 Molitor/Trammell RC (Ex and Vg) and two 720 Jenkins (both Vg-Ex).

23) 1979 (34 cards): Two #20 Morgan (Nr/Mt-Mt and Gd), two 24 Molitor (both Gd), 25 Carlton (Ex-Mt), 30 Winfield (Ex), two 55 Stargell (Nr/Mt and Vg), three 100 Seaver (Ex-Mt, Ex, and Vg), 115 Ryan (Ex), 170 Sutton (Ex), three 200 Bench (Ex and two Vg), 215 McCovey (Vg), 225 Gossage (Vg-Ex), two 251 Morris (Nr/Mt and Ex+), 321 Perry (Nr/Mt), 330 Brett (Ex), 358 Trammell (Ex), 390 Fingers (Gd), 400 Rice (Vg+), 520 Carter (Ex), 544 Jenkins (Vg), two 595 Niekro (Ex-Mt and Vg-Ex), 670 Hunter (Ex+), two 680 Fisk (two Ex), and two 700 Jackson (Vg-Ex and Vg+).

This is a very substantial collection of Topps Hall of Famer and star cards, truly a collection unto itself, and naturally with a tremendous break value. Total 702 Cards.