1955 Topps Baseball Cards

1955 Topps Roberto Clemente 1955 Topps Roberto Clemente Back

1955 Topps Baseball Cards

Set Info

Manufacturer: Topps
Year of Issue: 1955
Set Size: 210 Cards
Card Size: 2-5/8” x 3-3/4”

Series

Series I: 1-160
Series II: 161-210 (scarce)

Set Description

Topps changed their style in 1955 and issued a horizontal card. The fronts are similar to the 54 set using a lot of the same images. Backs are numbered and have the players bio and stats. High numbered cards 161-210 are scarce. Because of the competition with Bowman the 1955 Topps baseball card set is missing 4 cards. The original players slated for those cards signed exclusive contracts with Bowman. The set consists of 206 baseball cards numbered 1-210. Cards not issued are: 175, 186, 203 and 209.

1955 Topps Sandy Koufax 1955 Topps Harmon Killebrew
1955 Topps Ted Williams 1955 Topps Hank Aaron
1955 Topps Willie Mays 1955 Topps Duke Snider
Price Guide (Complete Set)
  • VG – $1400
  • EX – $2300
  • NM – $6000
Key Rookies
  • 123 – Sandy Koufax
  • 124 – Harmon Killebrew
  • 164 – Roberto Clemente
Key Stars
  • 2 – Ted Williams
  • 47 – Hank Aaron
  • 50 – Jackie Robinson
  • 194 – Willie Mays
  • 198 – Yogi Berra
  • 210 – Duke Snider
Errors & Variations
  • Nothing significant
Important Notes
  • Smallest Topps set
  • High series (#161-210) carry a significant premium
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