Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Topps 60 Best Cards...#44!

Now that Topps has finally brought the public up to speed on their countdown of their greatest cards of all-time as voted on by the collecting public, this morning, they announced which card took in the 44th most votes.

Card #44 is...

(drumroll please)

1957 Topps #302 Sandy Koufax.

Thoughts: Does anybody know why this card was even picked for the 100 nominees? Let alone to get enough votes for 44th place on the Topps 60? He was only 4-6 heading into the 1957 season. It's not his rookie card, and this card was double printed! Was this "picked" because he just signed a deal with Topps in time for the 2011 season? Yes I know he went on to a HOF career and all, and that he retired in his prime. Can anybody clue me in please?

Beckett has this listed between $200.00-$350.00.

Card #43 on the countdown will be announced tomorrow.


JayBee Anama

1 comment:

TDLindgren said...

Koufax's cards are pretty popular. All of his regular issue cards have a high book value of at least $100 or more. For players with at least 10 or more regular issue cards, only Koufax and Mantle can boost this. Plus it's a his 3rd year card, in the high series and is part of the historic '57 set, so I say it belongs in the top 60.