Best Al Kaline Baseball Cards

by admin on March 2, 2011

For the serious collector, owning Al Kaline baseball cards would be considered an honor.  Depending on the card, some are affordable and others more expensive but all worth owning.  He completely bypassed the minor leagues when he was drafted by the Detroit Tigers.  Kaline would spend his entire 22-year career with the Tigers, something rare by today’s baseball standards.  He was debuted in the summer of 1953, playing outfield for the majority of his career.  Some of his accomplishments included having a .340 batting average in 1955, making him the youngest player ever to be awarded the American League batting title, and becoming the 13th person in the history of major league baseball to hit two home runs within the same inning.  He was even ranked number two behind Yogi Berra who won the 1955 Most Valuable Player Award for the American League.  Two of the most prestigious Al Kaline baseball cards are the 1958 Tops #70 Yellow Name card, which in mint condition sells for more than $1,500.The 1959 Topps #360 Graded PSA 8 card that goes for around $250.  The most coveted card is the 1954 Topps Al Kaline rookie card.  This card is one of the best cards produced in the 50's.  It is very hard to find in good condition due to its age and condition sensitivity.  Here is a list of some of the best Al Kaline baseball cards of all-time.

Top Al Kaline Baseball Cards

1954 Topps #201 Al Kaline rookie card
1955 Bowman #23 Al Kaline baseball card
1955 Topps #4 Al Kaline baseball card
1955 Topps Double Header #45 Al Kaline/ Harold Valentine baseball card
1956 Topps #20 Al Kaline baseball card
1957 Topps #125 Al Kaline baseball card
1958 Topps #70 Al Kaline baseball card
1958 Topps #304 Harvey Kuenn/Al Kaline baseball card
1959 Home Run Derby #9 Al Kaline baseball card
1959 Topps #34 Al Kaline/Charlie Maxwell baseball card
1959 Topps #360 Al Kaline baseball card
1959 Topps #463 Al Kaline Champ baseball card
1959 Topps #562 Al Kaline AS baseball card
1960 Bazooka #18 Al Kaline baseball card
1960 Topps #50 Al Kaline baseball card
1960 Topps #561 Al Kaline AS baseball card

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Rob Kessler August 14, 2011 at 2:20 pm

1965 O PEE CHEE #130 AL KALINE PSA 9 TIGERS POP 1
HIGHEST GRADED CARD

I have an autographed 1965 #130 Al Kaline card in mint condition. Any interest?

Rob Kessler
Chicago, IL

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