1968 Topps

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1968 Topps baseball cards There are 598 cards in this set, each measuring 2-1/2 by 3-1/2 inches.

Card fronts offer a color player photo surrounded by a thin, rounded-edged frame, against a card background/border that can only be described as resembling burlap or a similar material. The player's name is below the photo, with the position and team inside a colored circle inset at the lower right.

Card backs feature the card number in a baseball graphic at the top left, followed by the player name, brief biographical data, a paragraph about his career, then year-by-year and total game statistics, with a small cartoon at the bottom illustrating a moment from his career.

This was a standard Topps set indicative of the era; it contained the usual team photos, checklists, rookie cards, etc. as its predecessors.

The prominent cards in this set include:
20 - Brooks Robinson
37 - Billy Williams
45 - Tom Seaver
50 - Willie Mays
80 - Rod Carew
110 - Hank Aaron
150 - Roberto Clemente
177 - Mets Rookies - Jerry Koosman,Nolan Ryan
247 - Reds Rookies - Johnny Bench, Ron Tompkins
280 - Mickey Mantle
330 - Roger Maris
355 - Ernie Banks
374 - Roberto Clemente All-Star
490 - Super Stars - Harmon Killebrew, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays