1959 Los Angeles Dodgers Commemorative Set (@1980 TCMA)

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 13, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

For the Baseball Hobbyist. . .

The Card Memorabilia Associates, Limited (TCMA)

1959 LOS ANGELES DODGERS Commemorative Team Set

~ Includes all 40 different cards ~

This set features 40 cards picturing the 1959 National League Champion LOS ANGELES DODGERS - a team that defeated the American League Champion CHICAGO WHITE SOX ( aka the Go-Go Sox) in 6 games for the World's Championship.

In 1972 collectors Mike Aronstein and Tom Collier combined to form a company incorporating their respective initials: TCMA. By 1974, Mr. Aronstein was advertising TCMA, Ltd. as The Card Memorabilia Associates.

For more than a decade TCMA/The Card Memorabilia Associates, Limited, issued dozens of reprint and commemorative sets - filling a void created when Fleer stopped issuing its baseball greats sets in the early 1960's.

Set averages Excellent to Near-Mint condition EXCEPT: #30 Koufax/poor (note separate scans, front and back).

Note: all 40 cards are shown. The complete set includes:

1. Joe Pignatano (catcher), 2. Carl Furillo (outfielder), 3. Bob Lillis (infielder), 4. Chuck Essegian (of), 5. Dick Gray (3rd base), 6. Rip Repulski (of), 7. Jim Baxes (inf), 8. Frank Howard (of), 9. Solly Drake (of), 10. Sandy Amoros (of), 11. Norm Sherry (catcher), 12. Tommy Davis (of), 13.
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