1955 Bowman Baseball Cards

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Set Description

This final set produced by Bowman in 1955-featured fronts with color photographs of players inside TV’s. The backs are numbered and have bios and stats on the player. High numbered cards 225-320 are scarcer.

Important Notes

Numbers 1-64 have a tan wood grain border
Numbers 65-320 have a dark wood grain border

These cards are commonly found with length variations due to the cutting techniques used.
Very condition sensitive due to the dark borders

Set Info

Manufacturer: Bowman
Year of Issue: 1955
Set Size: 220 Cards
Card Size: 2-1/2” x 3-3/4”


High Series: 225-320

Price Guide (Complete Set)

VG – $900
EX – $1,500
NM – $3,000

Errors & Variations

No significant errors or variations

Key Rookies

68 – Elston Howard

Key Stars

179 – Hank Aaron
184 – Willie Mays
202 – Mickey Mantle
242 – Ernie Banks

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