1959 Topps Baseball: Bring On The Pizazz

Topps raised quite a few eyebrows with their first truly modern-looking set – and it became an instant classic. A funny thing happened in the world of baseball in 1959: After 13 consecutive seasons, a New York City-based team failed to make it to the World Series. Even more surprisingly, a Chicago team did, for the first time since 1945. And their opponent was a recent transplant from New York, playing home games in (of all places) a college football stadium. Read the full story on PSA’s web site here.