1957 Topps Baseball Cards

1957 Topps Brooks Robinson 1957 Topps Brooks Robinson Back

1957 Topps Baseball Cards

Set Info

Manufacturer: Topps
Year of Issue: 1957
Set Size: 407 Cards
Card Size: 2-1/2″ x 3-1/2”

Series

Series I: 1-88
Series II: 89-176
Series III: 177-264
Series IV: 265-352 (scarce)
Series V: 353-407

Set Description

Topps set in 1957 added some new innovations. The fronts are color photos of the players. Backs are numbered and for the first time have complete player stats. Card #265-352 are scarce. Also, the cards issued this year were smaller than years prior. The new smaller size would set the standard for baseball cards issued even today. The 1957 set is a popular set amongst collectors with its simple yet attractive design, not to mention the set is also loaded with rookies and star power.

1957 Topps Hank Aaron 1957 Topps Frank Robinson
1957 Topps Mickey Mantle 1957 Topps Roberto Clemente
1957 Topps Ted Williams 1957 Topps Willie Mays
Price Guide (Complete Set)
  • VG – $1800
  • EX – $2700
  • NM – $4700
Key Rookies
  • 18 – Don Drysdale
  • 24 – Bill Mazeroski
  • 35 – Frank Robinson
  • 212- Rocky Colavito
  • 286 – Bobby Richardson
  • 312 – Tony Kubek
  • 328 – Brooks Robinson
  • 338 – Jim Bunning
Key Stars
  • 1 – Ted Williams
  • 10 – Willie Mays
  • 20 – Hank Aaron
  • 76 – Roberto Clemente
  • 95 – Mickey Mantle
  • 302 – Sandy Koufax
  • 407 – Yankees Power Hitters
Errors & Variations
  • No significant errors
Important Notes
  • The 4th series carries a significant premium over the other cards
  • The checklists are difficult to find and carry a premium
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