1960 Topps Baseball Cards: Values, Checklist and Set Info

1960 Topps Baseball Card 2nd Series Cello Box

To kick off a new decade, 1960 Topps baseball cards hit the market with a new design concept that Topps hadn’t tried before.

Horizontal layouts were something they’d featured before, sure.

But this time, the cards featured a split-pane look, dual player images, and player names where every other letter alternated in color.

Along with the usual key cards of Mantle, Aaron, Mays, and Clemente the rookie cards of Carl Yastrzemski and Willie McCovey headline the set.

It’s a set full of color and great eye appeal that many collectors love and enjoy to this day.

That said, here is a complete guide to everything you need to know about these legendary baseball cards.

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Lou Brock Rookie Cards: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

1962 Topps #387 Lou Brock Rookie CardThe 1962 Topps Lou Brock rookie card is one of the true great vintage cards of the 1960’s, in my opinion.

There are a few things that make this card great:

The orange background and woodgrain borders are instantly recognizable…

And the fact that Brock is wearing a Cubs jersey and ball cap (since he’d build most of his legacy as a St. Louis Cardinal) give it a bit of mystique.

There’s no question it’s a key card in the 1962 Topps set and one of the must-have rookie cards of the 1960’s.

In this guide we’ll take a look at everything you need to know about collecting Brock’s rookie cards.

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Terry Bradshaw Rookie Cards: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

1971 Topps #156 Terry Bradshaw Rookie CardWhen you think about football cards from the 1970’s, the Terry Bradshaw rookie card is surely one that comes to mind.

I’ve always liked this card because its design is simple and straightforward.

The color scheme makes it a great-looking card and a must-have for any vintage football card collector, in my opinion.

Collectors must agree, too, because demand for Bradshaw’s rookie remains quite high.

So much so that it’s still one of the most valuable football cards in the hobby overall.

Whether you’re buying or selling, this comprehensive guide on Bradshaw’s rookie card should cover everything you need to know about this iconic card.

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Ty Cobb Baseball Cards: The Ultimate Collector’s Guide

Ty Cobb in batting stance playing baseballWhen I think of pre-War baseball cards I instantly think of Ty Cobb baseball cards.

To me, he represents that segment of the hobby better than any other player.

Sure, the T206 Honus Wagner may be the most expensive pre-War card.

And Babe Ruth cards may be the most sought-after pre-War cards.

But Ty Cobb cards are consistently atop the list of key cards of all the key pre-War sets.

And they themselves aren’t cheap either. Just look at our list of most valuable baseball cards and you’ll see his cards all over it.

So, in honor of the legendary Detroit Tiger, I’ve developed this list of the most important Ty Cobb cards you can collect. Let’s jump right in…

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