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Topps Variations (1951 - 1959).

Key:  Black = I have. 
Red = I need. 
(?) = Does it exist?
1951
1 … 52    ---    Red backs Blue backs (Need: 1-3, 5, 7, 11-2, 14-5, 17-8, 22, 25, 27, 29-31, 36, 41, 45-6, 48-9, 50, 52)
36 Zernial Red back, Chicago in bio Red back, Philladelphia in bio
52 Holmes Red back, Boston in bio Red back, Hartford in bio
1952
1 … 80    ---    Red and black backs Black backs (Need #29)
42 Kretlow Red back, front background is pale peach Red back, front background is yellow, not pale peach
Black back, front background is pale peach Black back, front background is yellow, not pale peach
43 Scarborough Black back, front background is pale peach Black back, front background is yellow, not pale peach
48 Page Page bio Black back, Sain bio
49 Sain Sain bio Black back, Page bio
54 Kiely Red back, front background is orange Red back, front background is lime, not orange
Black back, front background is orange Black back, front background is beige, not orange,
55 Boone Red back, front background is greenish yellow Red back, front background is orange, not greenish
Black back, front background is lime Black back, front background is dark orange
80 Wehmeier Red back, front background bottom half is light orange Red back, front background bottom half not light orange (does it exist?)
Black back, front background bottom half is yellow Black back, front background bottom half orange, not yellow
88 Feller Normal Picture is hazy
99 Woodling No break Small break in bottom border
116 Scheib Small break in lower left border No break in lower left border
131 - 190    ---    Cream backs Gray backs, front borders are cream  (Need all but # 134)
    Gray backs, but front borders are gray, not cream (Need all)
146 House Logo is yellow and orange All yellow Tigers logo
162 Crandall Front background is red Front background is orange, not red
163 Rojek Back is red and black No red on back (?)
164 Dubiel Normal dark blue Bleached out light blue background (are there more than just Vrechek's?)
210 Fowler Front background is yellow Front background is light orange, not yellow
307 Campos Both stars red, intact black border Right star on back bottom is black
Black border is missing top left corner
311 Mantle Stitching on back clockwise Stitching on back counterclockwise
312 Robinson Stitching on back clockwise Stitching on back counterclockwise
313 Thompson Right stitching on ball, mole on right eye lid Left stitching on ball, no mole on right eye lid
1953
10, 44, 61, 72, 81, 86-165    ---    White biographies (Need  86, 104, 114, 147) Black biographies (Need: 86, 95, 100, 104, 114, 138, 143, 147, 149, 154, 161-2, 165)
164 Shea Blue sky upper right Faded sky upper right
187 Fridley Full letters in outfielder Missing "r" and part of "e" in outfielder
221 Milliken Normal back Big red ink bleed over bio and top of number circle on back
247 Sandlock Normal front Missing part of sky near upper left border on front
1954
1 … 50    ---    White backs Gray backs (Need all except # 1 and 11)
5 Lopat Red background Yellow-orange, not red, background
13 Martin Orange background Yellow-orange, not orange, background (?)
20, 25, 42 …    ---    Green and red backs All-green backs (Need all)
34 Rivera Normal White bottom of second cartoon bulges down
90 Mays Normal Red dot on right shoulder
189 Ross Normal Last "s" in Ross has white line through it
218 Marsh Normal White blob behind "e" in base on front
1955
56 Jablonski Normal Blue blob over "N" in Jablonski
67 Moon Normal Red dot over "e" in Wallace signature
106 Sullivan No dot over "i" in Sullivan Large dot over "i" in Sullivan, close to right ear
Small dot over "i" in Sullivan
137 Elliott Last sentence ends with ' 53. Last sentence ends with apostrophe, no 53
Last sentence ends with "in", no ' 53
    Red bleeds over both vertical lines in TT in Elliott on back 
  174 Minarcin Normal Small chunk lower right corner of black bar missing on front
177 Robertson No stat lines missing Some stat lines missing
1956
1 … 180    ---    Gray backs (Need: 5, 20, 30, 101) White backs (Need: 110, 113, 125, 127, 130, 135, 145, 150, 153, 160, 162, 164)
5 T Williams Yellow above name Green, blue or no color above name
11 Cubs Gray back, team name centered Gray back, team name to left
White back, team name centered White back, team name to left
White back, team name plus year
****** 16 Lopez Gray back, blue line above team name Gray back, no blue line above team name
White back, blue line above team name White back, no blue line above team name
23 Marsh Gray back, no blue line above team name Gray back, blue line above team name
White back, no blue line above team name White back, blue line above team name
31 Aaron No green line Green line above blue box
52 Grim White back, no red line White back, red line above team name
60 Smith Gray back, no blue line   Gray back, blue line above team name
64 Arroyo Gray back, no blue line Gray back, blue line above team name
White back, no blue line White back, blue line above team name
72 Phillies Gray back, team name centered Gray back, team name to left
White back, team name centered White back, team name to left
White back, team name plus year
74 King Normal Yellow under position extends down in corner
Orange line over name
 81WestlakeWhite back, hat white halo touches white borderWhite back, hat white halo does not touch white border
 82RennaWhite back, top of hat intactWhite back, top middle of hat cut off
 83SpoonerWhite back, hat B touches borderWhite back, hat B misses top border
 84BirrerWhite back, hat halo just misses borderWhite back, hat halo touches top border
85 Indians Gray back, team name centered Gray back, team name to left
White back, team name centered White back, team name to left
White back, team name plus year
88 Kucks White back, no line White back, blue line above team name
90 Redlegs Gray back, team name centered Gray back, team name to left
White back, team name centered White back, team name to left
White back, team name plus year
*****? 94 Kline White back, no blue line White back, blue line above team name
95 Braves Gray back, team name centered Gray back, team name to left
White back, team name centered White back, team name to left
White back, team name plus year
100 Orioles Gray back, team name centered Gray back, team name to left
White back, team name centered White back, team name to left
White back, team name plus year
108 Pepper No blob Yellow blob next to left ear
Yellow blotch on lawn under feet
184 Bessent No red line Red line above team name
187 Wynn No line above team name Red line above team name
188 White Sox Green line both sides of players' names No green lines
Green line just on right side of players' names
212 Temple No blob Faint blob by right ear
Full blob by right ear
240 Ford No line above team name Yellow line above team name
Red line above team name
261 Shantz Normal "A" is missing in Athletics
321 Konstanty Normal Incomplete boxes around stats
323 Schmidt All stats visible Just "Year Lost" stats missing
Several middle stats missing
1957
  106 Moore Normal Red ink on reverse shifted upward slightly
176 Baker Eugene W. Baker on back Eugenf W. Bakep on back
185 Kucks Normal Top of "8" in 185 detached, white donut between height and month born
1 and 2 Checklist Bazooka Big Blony
2 and 3 Checklist Bazooka Big Blony
3 and 4 Checklist Bazooka Twin Blony
4 and 5 Checklist Bazooka Twin Blony
1958
2 Lemon White team Yellow team
6 Zuverink Normal yellow behind team name No yellow behind team name
8 Kasko White name Yellow name
11 Rivera White team Yellow team
13 Hoeft White name, yellow triangle by foot White name, red triangle by foot
Yellow name
20 McDougald White name Yellow name
23 Tuttle White name Yellow name
24 Landrith White name Yellow name
30 Aaron White name Yellow name
   Normal green backgroundBlue background
32 Porter White name Yellow name
33 Neeman White team Yellow team
35 Mossi White team Yellow team
46 Sleater White name Yellow name
47 Maris Orange background Red background
50 Pierce White team Yellow team
52 Clemente White team Yellow team
53 Martin White name Yellow name
57 Thompson White name Yellow name
58 Schult White team Yellow team
59 Sisler No green box Green box above "X" in Sox, bottom aligned with logo box
Green box above "X" in Sox extends slightly below logo box
    Green box above "X" in Sox ends slightly above logo box
60 Ennis White name Yellow name
65 McDaniel White name Yellow name
70 Kaline Whote name Yellow name
76 Farrell White team Yellow team
77 Zimmer White team Yellow team
78 Johnson White name Yellow name
79 Williams White team Yellow team
81 Boros White team Yellow team
85 Aparicio White team Yellow team
92 Courtney White name Yellow name
97 Jackson White name Yellow name
98 Hunter White name Yellow name
100 Wynn White team Yellow team
101 Richardson White name Yellow name
108 Landis White team Yellow team
243 Raines Raines back Mazeroski back
  255 Turley Normal Black print and yellow color offset on front
284 Katt Normal   Top half of "1" in 17 in RBI stats cut off
306 Douglas Normal Yellow block under top border
377 Braves Alphabetical Numerical
387 Post Yellow line above position / team White line above position / team
397 Tigers Alphabetical Numerical
408 Orioles Alphabetical Numerical
419 Shantz Blue extends slightly inward into logo white White extends slightly outward into background blue
428 Redlegs Alphabetical Numerical
433 Herrerra Normal Last two letters in name obscured
447 Monzant Normal Yellow blob on front
458 Becquer Bat touches top border Bat does not touch top border
474 Semproch Normal Floating red triangle inside "p" of last name
1959
40 SpahnBorn 1921 Born 1931
Born 1931, "3" partly obscured
59 Noren Green box slightly below bio box Green box exactly even with bio box
 78RamosNormalTop left front corner yellow
178 Amaro Normal Yellow blotch under last "s" in shortstop in front
 181PorterfieldNormalLong green line in year column
199 … 286    ---    White back Gray back (Need #202, 212)
240 Bauer Normal Gray back, Bauer in yellow letters
  260 Wynn White back, left side stat box vert line broken White back, left side stat box vert line unbroken
    Gray back, left side stat box vert line broken
    Gray back, left side stat box vert line unbroken
    Gray back, botched i in PITCHER front
    White back, botched i in PITCHER front
 313HouseObscured '53 & '54 stats, T not smudgedStats not obscured, T in COMPLETE not smudged
    Stats not obscured, T in COMPLETE smudged
316 Lumenti Optioned statement No optioned statement
 317Hitting KingsNormalScribbled "A" over joined shoulders
321 Giallombardo Optioned statement No optioned statement
322 Hanebrink Trade statement No trade statement
330 Triandos Normal Missing stats under G and AB on back
336 Loes Trade statement No trade statement
342 Jablonski Trade statement No trade statement
350 Banks Green background Blue background
359 White Trade statement No trade statement
362 Nichols Optioned statement No optioned statement
 404SauerNormalExtra yellow below border
407 Drabowsky No rectangle Small white rectangle on mid-top front
416 Sullivan Circle around copyright c No circle
No circle and no period after "A" in USA
   Reddish brown square lower left cornerNo reddish brown square lower left corner
 432BurgessNormalUpper right corner is rounded
457 Dodgers # 482 is R. Meyer # 482 is Art Houtteman (does it exist?)
 548SingletonNormalPart of Chicago obscured front
    Extra yellow below border
  563 Mays (Sporting News) Normal On back red ink blurring name, Bazooka and tops of red rectangles 
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