1969 Topps

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Description

1969 Topps is a 664-card set released in seven series. Notable rookies include Reggie Jackson and Rollie Fingers. The set also includes the final Topps card (as an active player) of Mickey Mantle who retired about a month before the start of the season.

Distribution

Wax: 24 packs per box, five cards plus one stick of gum per pack (MSRP: $0.05).

Cello: Ten cards per pack.

Rack: 36 cards per pack (MSRP: $0.29).

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Checklist

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Series One

1 Carl Yastrzemski / Danny Cater / Tony Oliva LL AL AVG

2 Pete Rose / Matty Alou / Felipe Alou LL NL AVG

3 Ken Harrelson / Frank Howard / Jim Northup LL AL RBI

4 Willie McCovey / Ron Santo / Billy Williams LL NL RBI

5 Frank Howard / Willie Horton / Ken Harrelson LL AL HR

6 Willie McCovey / Richie Allen / Ernie Banks LL NL HR

7 Luis Tiant / Sam McDowell / Dave McNally LL AL ERA

8 Bob Gibson / Bobby Bolin / Bob Veale LL NL ERA

9 Denny McLain / Dave McNally / Luis Tiant / Mel Stottlemyre LL AL W

10 Juan Marchial / Bob Gibson / Fergie Jenkins LL NL W

11 Sam McDowell / Denny McLain / Luis Tiant LL AL SO

12 Bob Gibson / Fergie Jenkins / Bill Singer LL NL SO

13 Mickey Stanley

14 Al McBean

15 Boog Powell

16 Cesar Gutierrez / Rich Robertson RC

17 Mike Marshall

18 Dick Schofield

19 Ken Suarez

20 Ernie Banks

21 Jose Santiago

22 Jesus Alou

23 Lew Krausse

24 Walt Alston MGR DP

25 Roy White

26 Clay Carroll

27 Bernie Allen

28 Mike Ryan

29 Dave Morehead

30 Bob Allison

31 Amos Otis / Gary Gentry RC

32 Sammy Ellis

33 Wayne Causey

34 Gary Peters

35 Joe Morgan

36 Luke Walker

37 Curt Motton

38 Zoilo Versalles

39 Dick Hughes

40 Mayo Smith MGR

41 Bob Barton

42 Tommy Harper

43 Joe Niekro

44 Danny Cater

45 Maury Wills

46 Fritz Peterson

47a Paul Popovich Thickly airbrushed

47b Paul Popovich lightly airbrushed

47c Paul Popovich visible "C" on helmet

48 Brant Alyea

49 Steve Jones / Ellie Rodriguez RC COR

49 Steve Jones / Ellie Rodriguez RC ERR "Rodriquez"

50 Roberto Clemente UER DP (Bats "R" listed twice)

51 Woody Fryman

52 Mike Andrews

53 Sonny Jackson

54 Cisco Carlos

55 Jerry Grote

56 Rich Reese

57 Denny McLain CL

58 Fred Gladding

59 Jay Johnstone

60 Nelson Briles

61 Jimmie Hall

62 Chico Salmon

63 Jim Hickman

64 Bill Monbouquette

65 Willie Davis

66 Mike Adamson / Merv Rettenmund RC

67 Bill Stoneman

68 Dave Duncan

69 Steve Hamilton

70 Tommy Helms

71 Steve Whitaker

72 Ron Taylor

73 Johnny Briggs

74 Preston Gomez MGR RC

75 Luis Aparicio DP

76 Norm Miller

77b Ron Perranoski (emblem on cap partially airbrushed)

77a Ron Perranoski (emblem on cap completely airbrushed)

78 Tom Satriano

79 Milt Pappas

80 Norm Cash

81 Mel Queen

82 Rich Hebner / Al Oliver RC

83 Mike Ferraro

84 Bob Humphreys

85 Lou Brock

86 Pete Richert

87 Horace Clarke

88 Rich Nye

89 Russ Gibson

90 Jerry Koosman

91 Alvin Dark MGR

92 Jack Billingham

93 Joe Foy

94 Hank Aguirre

95 Johnny Bench

96 Denny Lemaster

97 Buddy Bradford

98 Dave Giusti

99a Greg Nettles RC COR

99b Greg Nettles ("Loop" in upper left corner)

100 Hank Aaron DP

101 Daryl Patterson

102 Jim Davenport

103 Roger Repoz

104 Steve Blass

105 Rick Monday

106 Jim Hannan

107 Bob Gibson CL COR (161 "John Purdin")

107 Bob Gibson CL ERR (161 "Jim Purdin")

108 Tony Taylor

109 Jim Lonborg


Series Two

110 Mike Shannon

111 John Morris RC

112 J.C. Martin

113 Dave May

114 Alan Closter / John Cumberland RC

115 Bill Hands

116 Chuck Harrison

117 Jim Fairey

118 Stan Williams

119 Doug Rader

120 Pete Rose DP

121 Joe Grzenda RC

122 Ron Fairly

123 Wilbur Wood

124 Hank Bauer MGR

125 Ray Sadecki

126 Dick Tracewski

127 Kevin Collins

128 Tommie Aaron

129 Bill McCool

130 Carl Yastrzemski

131 Chris Cannizzaro

132 Dave Baldwin

133 Johnny Callison

134 Jim Weaver

135 Tommy Davis

136 Steve Huntz / Mike Torrez RC

137 Wally Bunker

138 John Bateman

139 Andy Kosco

140 Jim Lefebvre

141 Bill Dillman

142 Woody Woodward

143 Joe Nossek

144 Bob Hendley

145 Max Alvis

146 Jim Perry

147 Leo Durocher MGR DP

148 Lee Stange

149 Ollie Brown

150 Denny McLain

151b Clay Dalrymple PHL

151a Clay Dalrymple BAL

152 Tommie Sisk

153 Ed Brinkman

154 Jim Britton

155 Pete Ward

156 Hal Gilson / Leon McFadden RC

157 Bob Rodgers

158 Joe Gibbon

159 Jerry Adair

160 Vada Pinson

161 John Purdin

162 Bob Gibson WS GM1

163 Willie Horton WS GM2

164 Tim McCarver / Roger Maris WS GM3

165 Lou Brock WS GM4

166 Al Kaline WS GM5

167 Jim Northrup WS GM6

168 Mickey Lolich / Bob Gibson WS GM7

169 Dick McAuliffe / Denny McLain / Willie Horton WS "Tigers Celebrate"

170 Frank Howard

171 Glenn Beckert

172 Jerry Stephenson

173 Bob Christian / Gerry Nyman RC

174 Grant Jackson

175 Jim Bunning

176 Joe Azcue

177 Ron Reed

178 Ray Oyler

179 Don Pavletich

180 Willie Horton

181 Mel Nelson

182 Bill Rigney MGR

183 Don Shaw

184 Roberto Pena

185 Tom Phoebus

186 Johnny Edwards

187 Leon Wagner

188 Rick Wise

189 Joe Lahoud / John Thibodeau RC

190 Willie Mays

191 Lindy McDaniel

192 Jose Pagan

193 Don Cardwell

194 Ted Uhlaender

195 John Odom

196 Lum Harris MGR

197 Dick Selma

198 Willie Smith

199 Jim French

200 Bob Gibson DP

201 Russ Snyder

202 Don Wilson

203 Dave Johnson

204 Jack Hiatt

205 Rick Reichardt

206 Larry Hisle / Barry Lersch RC

207 Roy Face

208a Donn Clendenon HOU

208b Donn Clendenon MTL

209 Larry Haney UER RevNeg

210 Felix Millan

211 Galen Cisco

212 Tom Tresh

213 Gerry Arrigo

214 Checklist #3 (w/Deckle Edge) CL

215 Rico Petrocelli

216 Don Sutton

217 John Donaldson

218 John Roseboro


Series Three

219 Freddie Patek RC

220 Sam McDowell

221 Art Shamsky

222 Duane Josephson

223 Tom Dukes

224 Bill Harrelson / Steve Kealey RC

225 Don Kessinger

226 Bruce Howard

227 Frank Johnson RC

228 Dave Leonhard

229 Don Lock

230 Rusty Staub UER (Houston misspelled "Huoston")

231 Pat Dobson

232 Dave Ricketts

233 Steve Barber

234 Dave Bristol MGR

235 Jim Hunter

236 Manny Mota

237 Bobby Cox RC

238 Ken Johnson

239 Bob Taylor

240 Ken Harrelson

241 Jim Brewer

242 Frank Kostro

243 Ron Kline

244 Ray Fosse / George Woodson RC

245 Ed Charles

246 Joe Coleman

247 Gene Oliver

248 Bob Priddy

249 Ed Spiezio

250 Frank Robinson

251 Ron Herbel

252 Chuck Cottier

253 Jerry Johnson RC

254 Joe Schultz RC MGR

255 Steve Carlton

256 Gates Brown

257 Jim Ray

258 Jackie Hernandez

259 Bill Short

260 Reggie Jackson RC

261 Bob Johnson

262 Mike Kekich

263 Jerry May

264 Bill Landis

265 Chico Cardenas

266 Tom Hutton / Alan Foster RC

267 Vicente Romo RC

268 Al Spangler

269 Al Weis

270 Mickey Lolich

271 Larry Stahl

272 Ed Stroud

273 Ron Willis

274 Clyde King MGR

275 Vic Davalillo

276 Gary Wagner

277 Elrod Hendricks RC

278 Gary Geiger UER (Batting wrong)

279 Roger Nelson

280 Alex Johnson

281 Ted Kubiak

282 Pat Jarvis

283 Sandy Alomar, Sr.

284 Jerry Robertson / Mike Wegener RC

285 Don Mincher

286 Dock Ellis RC

287 Jose Tartabull

288 Ken Holtzman

289 Bart Shirley

290 Jim Kaat

291 Vern Fuller

292 Al Downing

293 Dick Dietz

294 Jim Lemon MGR

295 Tony Perez

296 Andy Messersmith RC

297 Deron Johnson

298 Dave Nicholson

299 Mark Belanger

300 Felipe Alou

301 Darrell Brandon

302 Jim Pagliaroni

303 Cal Koonce

304 Cito Gaston / Bill Davis RC

305 Dick McAuliffe

306 Jim Grant

307 Gary Kolb

308 Wade Blasingame

309 Walt Williams

310 Tom Haller

311 Sparky Lyle RC

312 Lee Elia

313 Bill Robinson

314 Don Drysdale CL

315 Eddie Fisher

316 Hal Lanier

317 Bruce Look RC

318 Jack Fisher

319 Ken McMullen UER (Listed on back as pitcher)

320 Dal Maxvill

321 Jim McAndrew RC

322 Jose Vidal

323 Larry Miller

324 Les Cain / Dave Campbell RC

325 Jose Cardenal

326 Gary Sutherland

327 Willie Crawford


Series Four

328 Joel Horl

329 Rick Joseph

330 Tony Conigliaro

331 Gil Garrido / Tom House RC

332 Fred Talbot

333 Ivan Murrell

334 Phil Roof

335 Bill Mazeroski

336 Jim Roland

337 Marty Martinez RC

338 Del Unser RC

339 Steve Mingori / Jose Pena RC

340 Dave McNally

341 Dave Adlesh

342 Bubba Morton

343 Dan Frisella

344 Tom Matchick

345 Frank Linzy

346 Wayne Comer RC

347 Randy Hundley

348 Steve Hargan

349 Dick Williams MGR

350 Richie Allen

351 Carroll Sembera

352 Paul Schaal

353 Jeff Torborg

354 Nate Oliver

355 Phil Niekr

356 Frank Quilici

357 Carl Taylor

358 George Lauzerique / Roberto Rodriquez RC

359 Dick Kelley

360 Jim Wynn

361 Gary Holman RC

362 Jim Maloney

363 Russ Nixon

364 Tommie Agee

365 Jim Fregosi

366 Bo Belinsky

367 Lou Johnson

368 Vic Roznovsky

369 Bob Skinner MGR

370 Juan Marichal

371 Sal Bando

372 Adolfo Phillips

373 Fred Lasher

374 Bob Tillman

375 Harmon Killebrew

376 Mike Fiore /Jim Rooker RC

377 Gary Bell

378 Jose Herrera RC

379 Ken Boyer

380 Stan Bahnsen

381 Ed Kranepool

382 Pat Corrales

383 Casey Cox

384 Larry Shepard MGR

385 Jim McGlothlin

386 Jim McGlothlin

387 Bobby Klaus

388 Tom McCraw

389 Dan Coombs

390 Bill Freehan

391 Ray Culp

392 Bob Burda RC

393 Gene Brabende

394 Lou Piniella / Marv Staehle

395 Chris Short

396 Jim Campanis

397 Chuck Dobson

398 Tito Francona

399 Bob Bailey

400 Don Drysdale

401 Jake Gibbs

402 Ken Boswell RC

403 Bob Miller

404 Vic LaRose / Gary Ross RC

405 Lee May

406 Phil Ortega

407 Tom Egan

408 Nate Colbert

409 Bob Moose

410 Al Kaline

411 Larry Dierker

412 Mickey Mantle CL DP

413 Roland Sheldon

414 Duke Sims

415 Ray Washburn

416 Willie McCovey AS

417 Ken Harrelson AS

418 Tommy Helms AS

419 Rod Carew AS

420 Ron Santo AS

421 Brooks Robinson AS

422 Don Kessinger AS

423 Bert Campaneris AS

424 Pete Rose AS

425 Carl Yastrzemski AS


Series Five

NOTE: 23 cards in Series Five have the player's name and/or position in white letters (see below).

426 Curt Flood AS

427 Tony Oliva AS

428 Lou Brock AS

429 Willie Horton AS

430 Johnny Bench AS

431 Bill Freehan AS

432 Bob Gibson AS

433 Denny McLain AS

434 Jerry Koosman AS

435 Sam McDowell AS

436 Gene Alley

437 Luis Alcaraz RC

438 Gary Waslewski RC

439 Ed Herrmann / Dan Lazar RC

440 Willie McCovey

441 Dennis Higgins

442 Ty Cline

443 Don Wert

444 Joe Moeller

445 Bobby Knoop

446 Claude Raymond

447 Ralph Houk MGR

448 Bob Tolan

449 Paul Lindblad

450 Billy Williams

451 Rich Rollins

452 Al Ferrara

453 Mike Cuellar

454 Larry Colton / DOn Money RC

455 Sonny Siebert

456 Bud Harrelson

457 Dalton Jones

458 Curt Blefary

459 Dave Boswell

460 Joe Torre

461 Mike Epstein

462 Red Schoendienst MGR

463 Dennis Ribant

464 Dave Marshall RC

465 Tommy John

466 John Boccabella

467 Tommie Reynolds

468 Bruce Dal Canton / Bob Robertson RC

469 Chico Ruiz

470 Mel Stottlemyre

471 Ted Savage

472 Jim Price

473 Jose Arcia

474 Tom Murphy RC

475 Tim McCarver

476 Ken Brett / Gerry Moses RC

477 Jeff James RC

478 Don Buford

479 Richie Scheinblum

480 Tom Seaver

481 Bill Melton RC

482 Jim Gosger

483 Ted Abernathy

484 Joe Gordon MGR

485 Gaylord Perry

486 Paul Casanova

487 Denis Menke

488 Joe Sparma

489 Clete Boyer

490 Matty Alou

491 Jerry Crider / George Mitterwald RC

492 Tony Cloninger

493 Wes Parker

494 Ken Berry

495 Bert Campaneris

496 Larry Jaster

497 Julian Javier

498 Juan Pizarro

499 Don Bryant / Steve Shea RC

500 Mickey Mantle UER (No copyright)

501 Tony Gonzalez

502 Minnie Rojas

503 Larry Brown

504 Brooks Robinson CL DP

505 Bobby Bolin

506 Paul Blair

507 Cookie Rojas

508 Moe Drabowsky

509 Manny Sanguillen

510 Rod Carew

511 Diego Segui

512 Cleon Jones


Series Six

513 Camilo Pascual

514 Mike Lum

515 Dick Green

516 Earl Weaver RC MGR

517 Mike McCormick

518 Fred Whitfield

519 Jerry Kenney / Len Boehmer RC

520 Bob Veale

521 George Thomas

522 Joe Hoerner

523 Bob Chance

524 Jose Laboy / Floyd Wicker RC

525 Earl Wilson

526 Hector Torres RC

527 Al Lopez MGR

528 Claude Osteen

529 Ed Kirkpatrick

530 Cesar Tovar

531 Dick Farrell

532 Tom Phoebus / Jim Hardin / Dave McNally / Mike Cuellar "Bird Hill Aces"

533 Nolan Ryan

534 Jerry McNertney

535 Phil Regan

536 Danny Breeden / Dave Roberts RC

537 Mike Paul RC

538 Charlie Smith

539 Mike Epstein / Ted Williams "Ted Shows How"

540 Curt Flood

541 Joe Verbanic

542 Bob Aspromonte

543 Fred Newman

544 Mike Kilkenny / Ron Woods RC

545 Willie Stargell

546 Jim Nash

547 Billy Martin MGR

548 Bob Locker

549 Ron Brand

550 Brooks Robinson

551 Wayne Granger RC

552 Ted Sizemore / Bill Sudakis RC

553 Ron Davis

554 Frank Bertaina

555 Jim Ray Hart

556 Sal Bando / Bert Campaneris / Danny Cater "A's Stars"

557 Frank Fernandez

558 Tom Burgmeier RC

559 Joe Hague / Jim Hicks RC

560 Luis Tiant

561 Ron Clark

562 Bob Watson RC

563 Marty Pattin RC

564 Gil Hodges MGR

565 Hoyt Wilhelm

566 Ron Hansen

567 Elvio Jimenez / Jim Shellenback

568 Cecil Upshaw

569 Billy Harris

570 Ron Santo

571 Cap Peterson

572 Willie McCovey / Juan Marichal "Giants Heroes"

573 Jim Palmer

574 George Scott

575 Bill Singer

576 Ron Stone / Bill Wilson

577 Mike Hegan

578 Don Bosch

579 Dave Nelson RC

580 Jim Northrup

581 Gary Nolan

582b Tony Oliva CL (Red circle on back)

582a Tony Oliva CL (White circle on back)

583 Clyde Wright RC

584 Don Mason

585 Ron Swoboda

586 Tim Cullen

587 Joe Rudi RC

588 Bill White


Series Seven

589 Joe Pepitone

590 Rico Carty

591 Mike Hedlund

592 Rafael Robles / Al Santorini RC

593 Don Nottebart

594 Dooley Womack

595 Lee Maye

596 Chuck Hartenstein

597 Bob Floyd / Larry Burchart / Rollie Fingers RC

598 Ruben Amaro

599 John Boozer

600 Tony Oliva

601 Tug McGraw

602 Alec Distaso / Don Young / Jim Qualls RC

603 Joe Keough RC

604 Bobby Etheridge

605 Dick Ellsworth

606 Gene Mauch MGR

607 Dick Bosman

608 Dick Simpson

609 Phil Gagliano

610 Jim Hardin

611 Bob Didier / Walt Hriniak / Gary Neibauer RC

612 Jack Aker

613 Jim Beauchamp

614 Tom Griffin / Skip Guinn RC

615 Len Gabrielson

616 Don McMahon

617 Jesse Gonder

618 Ramon Webster

619 Bill Butler / Pat Kelly / Juan Rios RC

620 Dean Chance

621 Bill Voss

622 Dan Osinski

623 Hank Allen

624 Darrel Chaney / Duffy Dyer / Terry Harmon RC

625 Mack Jones UER (Batting wrong)

626 Gene Michael

627 George Stone RC

628 Bill Conigliaro / Syd O'Brien / Fred Wenz RC

629 Jack Hamilton

630 Bobby Bonds RC

631 John Kennedy

632 Jon Warden RC

633 Harry Walker MGR

634 Andy Etchebarren

635 George Culver

636 Woody Held

637 Jerry DaVanon / Frank Reberger / Clay Kirby RC

638 Ed Sprague RC

639 Barry Moore RC

640 Ferguson Jenkins

641 Bobby Darwin / John Miller / Tommy Dean RC

642 John Hiller

643 Billy Cowan

644 Chuck Hinton

645 George Brunet

646 Dan McGinn / Carl Morton RC

647 Dave Wickersham

648 Bobby Wine

649 Al Jackson

650 Ted Williams MGR

651 Gus Gil

652 Eddie Watt

653 Aurelio Rodriguez UER RC (photo is the batboy)

654 Carlos May / Don Secrist / Rich Morales RC

655 Mike Hershberger

656 Dan Schneider

657 Bobby Murcer

658 Tom Hall / Bill Burbach / Jim Miles RC

659 Johnny Podres

660 Reggie Smith

661 Jim Merritt

662 Dick Drago / George Spriggs / Bob Oliver RC

663 Dick Radatz

664 Ron Hunt


Variations

47 Paul Popovich (missing C on Helmet, thick airbrush)

47 Paul Popovich (missing helmet emblem, light airbrushing)

49 Rookie Stars Steve Jones / Ellie Rodriquez (misspelled Rodriguez)

99 Rookie Stars Danny Morris/Graig Nettles (Errant black Loop in upper left corner)

107 Checklist 2 Bob Gibson (161 is Jim Purdin)

151 Clay Dalrymple (Portrait/Orioles)

582 Clecklist 7 (Tony Oliva white circle on back)

653 Aurelio Rodriguez UER (Photo is Angels bat boy Leonard Garcia)

White Letters

Approximately two dozen cards in the fifth series have a variation in which the player's name and/or position are printed in white letters.

440 Willie McCovey

441 Dennis Higgins

444 Joe Moeller

447 Ralph Houck MGR

451 Rich Rollins

452 Al Ferrara

454 Larry Colton / Don Money

461 Mike Epstein

464 Dave Marshall

468 Bruce Dal Canton / Bob Robertson

470 Mel Stottlemyre

471 Ted Savage

473 Jose Arcia

476 Ken Brett / Gerry Moses

482 Jim Gosger

485 Gaylord Perry

486 Paul Casanova

491 Jerry Crider / George Mitterwald

493 Wes Parker

500 Mickey Mantle

501 Tony Gonzalez

505 Bobby Bolin

511 Diego Segui


Inserts

Deckle Edge

Deckle Edge is exclusive to Series Three packs. Each black-and-white card is slightly undersized (2 1/4" X 3 1/4") and features a unique die-cut edge. Each card also features a facsimile autograph, in fact, Topps referred to this set as the "Special Autograph Photo" set on the back of the Series Three checklist and on Series Three boxes and wrappers.

1 Brooks Robinson

2 Boog Powell

3 Ken Harrelson

4 Carl Yastrzemski

5 Jim Fregosi

6 Luis Aparicio

7 Luis Tiant

8 Denny McLain

9 Willie Horton

10 Bill Freehan

11a Hoyt Wilhelm

11b Jim Wynn

12 Rod Carew

13 Mel Stottlemyre

14 Rick Monday

15 Tommy Davis

16 Frank Howard

17 Felipe Alou

18 Don Kessinger

19 Ron Santo

20 Tommy Helms

21 Pete Rose

22b Joe Foy

22a Rusty Staub

23 Tom Haller

24 Maury Wills

25 Jerry Koosman

26 Richie Allen

27 Roberto Clemente

28 Curt Flood

29 Bob Gibson

30 Al Ferrara

31 Willie McCovey

32 Juan Marichal

33 Willie Mays


Decals

Decals were exclusive to Series Four packs. Each is a 1 3/4" X 2 1/8" pseudo-parallel of the base set, featuring the same design, but different photography.

Hank Aaron

Richie Allen

Felipe Alou

Matty Alou

Luis Aparicio

Roberto Clemente

Donn Clendenon

Tommy Davis

Don Drysdale

Joe Foy

Jim Fregosi

Bob Gibson

Tony Gonzalez

Tom Haller

Ken Harrelson

Tommy Helms

Willie Horton

Frank Howard

Reggie Jackson

Ferguson Jenkins

Harmon Killebrew

Jerry Koosman

Mickey Mantle

Willie Mays

Tim McCarver

Willie McCovey

Sam McDowell

Denny McLain

Dave McNally

Don Mincher

Rick Monday

Tony Oliva

Camilo Pascual

Rick Reichardt

Frank Robinson

Pete Rose

Ron Santo

Tom Seaver

Dick Selma

Chris Short

Rusty Staub

Mel Stottlemyre

Luis Tiant

Pete Ward

Hoyt Wilhelm

Maury Wills

Jim Wynn

Carl Yastrzemski