Hall of Famers:
There were 48 different Hall of Famers featured in the flagship sets from the 80’s:
- Players active at the time (31): Roberto Alomar, Craig Biggio, Bert Blyleven, George Brett, Wade Boggs, Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Dennis Eckersley, Carlton Fisk, Tom Glavine, Tony Gwynn, Ken Griffey Jr., Rickey Henderson, Randy Johnson, Barry Larkin, Greg Maddux, Paul Molitor, Eddie Murray, Kirby Puckett, Jim Rice, Cal Ripken, Nolan Ryan, Ryne Sandberg, Ozzie Smith, John Smoltz, Frank Thomas, Dave Winfield, Robin Yount, Goose Gossage, Mike Piazza, Pedro Martinez
- Managers (9): Sparky Anderson, White Herzog, Tony LaRussa, Tommy LaSorda, Frank Robinson, Bobby Cox, Red Schoendienst, Joe Torre, Tony Perez,
- Retired players featured in subsets (8): Mike Schmidt, Johnny Bench, Sandy Koufax, Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente
That’s down from 63 Hall of Famers in the Topps sets from the 1980’s.