1969 Topps

March 13, 2018 By Tony Arnold in 1960's Set Blog

1969 Topps Reggie Jackson

Comprised of 664 cards, the 1969 Topps set resembles that of 1968 in design. There is still a rounded interior border, but the speckled border is now solid white; team name is displayed in block lettering along the card’s bottom, while a colored circle sits in the upper left-hand corner with player name and position. 

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1968 Topps

March 13, 2018 By Tony Arnold in 1960's Set Blog

1968 Topps Mets Rookie Stars Jerry Koosman Nolan Ryan

In contrast to 1967 Topps, 1968 Topps focuses more on the design rather than the photography. The cards in this set implement a speckled border which takes up a significant portion of the card. The player photograph is also bordered in black and with rounded corners, while the player’s name is displayed at the bottom of the card.

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1967 Topps

March 13, 2018 By Tony Arnold in 1960's Set Blog

1967 Topps Mets Rookie Stars Bill Denehy Tom Seaver

Focusing more on player image and less on design, 1967 Topps utilized a more vintage look in this collection of cards. On the card fronts, there are no longer text boxes, but rather, the player’s name and team is meshed into the player’s image, placing more attention on the photo. Implementing colored block text for the team name also emphasizes the team without drawing the focus away from the player. 

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1966 Topps

March 13, 2018 By Tony Arnold in 1960's Set Blog

1966 Topps Mickey Mantle

Player photographs in the 1966 Topps set are shot in various angles and in many different poses. The most prevalent of these include upper-body photos, head shots, and action images. Along with the player photograph, the front of each card in this set displays a diagonal banner in the upper left-hand corner with the player’s team name; the bottom of the card houses the player’s name and position. 

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