1968 Topps


  • 1st set to contain Oakland Athletics cards.
  • Wax packs were $0.05 for 5 cards.
  • Features the rookie cards for Hall of Famers Nolan Ryan and Johnny Bench.

    598 card set, down from 609 cards in 1967.
  • The Sporting News All Stars subset returned after a hiatus.
  • Backs of All-Star cards were puzzle pieces that formed pictures of Orlando Cepeda and Carl Yastrzemski.
  • Dick Hughes (#253), Rick Monday (#282) and Rich Nye (#339) were each named to the 1967 Topps All-Star Rookie Team but their cards are missing the trophy designation.
  • The Nolan Ryan/Jerry Koosman RC #177 has an uncorrected error on it's reverse, as the second 's' was left out of the word 'sensational' within Nolan's bio.


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