Willie Mays baseball cards are some of the best vintage cards someone can buy. Willie Mays has become on iconic figure and a fan favorite.  Baseball enthusiasts appreciate the amazing statistics that Mays was able to achieve in his career.  These career achievements  have made Willie Mays baseball cards some of the best baseball cards in today’s hobby. Here is a list of some of the greatest Willie Mays baseball cards of all-time.

1951 Bowman Willie Mays rookie card

The 1951 bowman rookie card is one of the best baseball cards ever.  The irony is that the great Mickey Mantle rookie card is Willie Mays Baseball Card Valuein the same set making it one of the best sets ever.  This card one day rival the value of the great Mickey Mantle as Mays is starting to get collectors attention that he finally deserves. This card sells for about $11,000 in NM-MT 8 condition.

1952 Topps Willie Mays baseball card

Due to the immense popularity of the 1952 Topps set some people believe that this Willie Mays card is a better long term investment than his rookie card.  This card is very hard to find in good condition.  You can find the 1952 Topps Willie Mays #261 in NM-MT 8 condition for about $10,000.

1953 Topps Willie Mays 

This Hall of Fame card is also one of the most popular Willie Mays baseball cards ever produced.  This card was a high number which make them very hard to find.  Due to the black colored border on the bottom of the card it is very hard to find it in good condition.    Expect to pay about $3000 for a NM 7.

Autographed Willie Mays Cards

Almost any Willie Mays autograph card is worth buying and a great investment.  You can expect to pay at least $200 for any Willie Mays signed card.  Some of these cards sell for thousands of dollars as they are limited in production and individually numbered.

Alan Karpuch

Owner of GMA Grading Inc. Over 20 years experience in the sports card industry.

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