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1940 Play Ball Set (159/240) Plus (70)

1940 Play Ball Set (159/240) Plus (70)

The 1940 Play Ball set is one of the most iconic pre-war baseball card sets of all time and features numerous Hall of Famers and stars of the time.  

Missing card #s 1, 2, 6 Gomez, 7, 10, 14, 18, 19, 22, 28, 32, 34, 36, 38 Doerr, 39, 45, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 59, 60, 62, 64, 66, 70, 71, 81, 84, 88, 89, 91, 98, 100, 102 Klien, 104-106, 108-112, 118, 125, 147, 155, 159, 164, 165, 173, 181, 186-191, 193-196, 200, 206, 210, 211, 212, 214-219, 221, 222, 225 Jackson, 232, 234, 236, 238. Offered is a 159-card near-set of R335 Play Ball cards from 1940 with duplication. This edition featured not just the greats of the current day like Ted Williams, but also a wide selection of baseball legends of the past like Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson. Highlights include - #s 27 Williams (GD), 40 Greenberg (VG), 41 Gehringer (VG/EX), 120 Johnson (PR, glue), 132 Mack (2: VG, PR), 133 Foxx (PR, glue), 134 Cronin (2: VG/EX, VG), 141 Stengel (FR), 168 Wagner (PR), 170 Speaker (2: VG, GD), 173 Lajoie (2: GD, FR), 175 Mathewson (PR, glue), 177 Baker (VG/EX), 235 McGraw (PR, glue). Grades 9% EX, 70% VG to VG/EX, 8% GD and 13% PR to FR.


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