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1972 Topps baseball cards This set consists of 787 cards, each measuring the standard 2-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches.

The card fronts depict the player's photo in color, surrounded by a very stylized arch which is topped with the team name. The player's name is inset below the photo in a rounded banner.

Card backs feature the usual player biographical information, career highlights, a small cartoon, and previous-year as well as career stats.

This was the largest card set of its time.

Subsets included such themes as 'In Action' photos taken from actual games, as well as 'Boyhood Photos' showing players when they were the age of many collectors.

Prominent cards in this set include:
49 - Willie Mays
50 - Willie Mays In Action
79 - Red Sox Rookies (Cecil Cooper, Carlton Fisk, Mike Garman)
299 - Hank Aaron
300 - Hank Aaron In Action
309 - Roberto Clemente
310 - Roberto Clemente In Action
420 - Steve Carlton
433 - Johnny Bench
434 - Johnny Bench In Action
435 - Reggie Jackson
436 - Reggie Jackson In Action
445 - Tom Seaver
446 - Tom Seaver In Action
550 - Brooks Robinson
559 - Pete Rose
560 - Pete Rose In Action
595 - Nolan Ryan
695 - Rod Carew
696 - Rod Carew In Action
754 - Frank Robinson (Traded)