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Each of these 1-3/4" x 2-1/2" cards feature a colorful portrait of the player, with their name located at the bottom; the backs are blank. This landmark release, the 1950-51 Toleteros set is known for its Negro League stars, Major League players and, of course, the inclusion of legendary great Josh Gibson. Eleven examples have a photographic front (Burdette, Cihosky, Gerheauser, Hardy, Harrington, Karpinsky, Lerchen, Thomas, Williams, Wilson and Witte). In total, 20 cards have been graded by GAI or SGC. Includes: Graded SGC 86 NM+ 7.5: 1 card, Montalvo; GAI NM 7: 1 card, Tirado/Trees; SGC 84 NM 7: 2 cards w/Fields and Perry; GAI EX-MT+ 6.5: 1 card, Pellot; GAI EX-MT 6: 1 card, Figueroa; SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 2 cards w/Davis and Easter; GAI EX+ 5.5: 1 card, Galata; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 3 cards w/ Davis/San Juan, Hornsby and Vargas; GAI EX 5: 3 cards w/Chapman, Hemsley and Valentin; SGC 60 EX 5: 3 cards w/Perry, Seay and Wilson/Photographic; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 1 card, Gilliam; SGC 30 GD 2: 1 card, Gibson. Missing Natalio Irizarry, Luis Marquez, Luis Munoz and Victor Pellot for completion. Overall, the near set grades 10% NM to NM/MT, 50% EX to EX/MT+, 40% lesser (mostly due to back damage).
1950-51 Toleteros Near Set (189/193) Including Gibson!
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