29 Most Valuable 1980 Topps Baseball Cards In the World

The 1980 Topps card collection is special because it was the last year Topps was the sole producer of baseball cards. The Topps Monopoly ended in 1981 when other brands like Donruss and Fleers started producing baseball cards.

In 1980, Topps issued baseball cards of famous players in sports, especially baseball ones. While they are easily available at most stores, some of them are worth a lot of money. The most valuable 1980 Topps Baseball cards can fetch thousands of dollars without any effort. Here is the list of 29 most valuable baseball cards from Topps in 1980.

Top 29 Most Valuable 1980 Topps Baseball Cards In the World: Price List

No.
Cards
Grade
Price
1
1980 Topps Rickey Henderson Rookie Card
PSA 9
$2,150.00
2
1980 Topps Nolan Ryan Card
PSA 10
$399.00
3
1980 Topps George Brett Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$248.00
4
1980 Topps Ozzie Smith Card
PSA 9
$127.95
5
1980 Topps Reggie Jackson Card
PSA 9
$100.00
6
1980 Topps Pete Rose Card
PSA 9
$100.00
7
1980 Topps Eddie Murray Card
PSA 9
$59.99
8
1980 Topps Mike Schmidt Card
PSA 10
$999.99
9
1980 Topps Dale Murphy Card
PSA 10
$699.99
10
1980 Topps Dave Winfield Card
PSA 9
$115.50
11
1980 Topps Johnny Bench Card
PSA 9
$699.00
12
1980 Topps Superstar Jim Palmer Card
PSA 8
$54.99
13
1980 Topps Brock/Yastrzemski Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$499.99
14
1980 Topps Tom Seaver Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$125.00
15
1980 Topps Robin Yount Card
PSA 9
$120.00
16
1980 Topps Andre Dawson Card
PSA 9
$103.75
17
1980 Topps Bruce Sutter Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$47.00
18
1980 Topps Carlton Fisk Card
PSA 9
$100.00
19
1980 Topps Don Sutton Card
PSA 9
$55.00
20
1980 Topps Gary Carter (Double) Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$75.00
21
1980 Topps Dave Stieb Card
PSA 10
$469.99
22
1980 Topps Willie Stargell Card
PSA 9
$61.95
23
1980 Topps Tony Perez Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$29.99
24
1980 Topps Rich “Goose” Gossage Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$128.00
25
1980 Topps Jim Rice Card
PSA 10
$699.99
26
1980 Topps Steve Carlton Card
PSA/DNA Certified
$109.50
27
1980 Topps Dave Parker Card
PSA 10
$3,250.00
28
1980 Topps Rod Carew card
PSA 10
$399.99
29
1980 Topps Superstar George Foster
PSA 8
$54.99

1. 1980 Topps Rickey Henderson Rookie Card

1. 1980 Topps Rickey Henderson Rookie Card

Price: $2,150.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #482

This PSA graded mint 9 Rickey Henderson rookie card is  definitely one the most valuable baseball cards in the world. It is one of the highlights of the 1980 set of Topps cards and is still one of the most valuable baseball cards ever. He is said to be one of the most talented players to ever play the game.

He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990. In the span of a 20 year career, he played for nine teams in Major League Baseball, he still holds the record for the most stolen bases in one season. He was  the American League MVP (1990).

2. 1980 Topps Strikeout Nolan Ryan Card

2. 1980 Topps Strikeout Nolan Ryan Card

Price: $499.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #308

A graded mint 9 card of Nolan Ryan is undoubtedly of great value and highly collectible.

Nolan Ryan was a Major League Baseball pitcher with an outstanding 5714 strikeouts, when he was in his 40s being one of the oldest in the game, irrespective of his age, he maintained his powerful fastball and was still a top pitcher.

3. 1980 Topps George Brett Card

3. 1980 Topps George Brett Card

Price: $248.00

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

Card Number: #450

 

This Topps trading George Brett card is invaluable, it is an authentic autographed card. George Brett had 3154 career hits, which was second most by any third baseman in Major League history. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1999. Some consider Brett to be the greatest Kansas City Royals player of all time. He was the American League MVP (1980), a 13-time All-Star and an inductee of the Kansas City Hall of Fame.

4. 1980 Topps Ozzie Smith Card

4. 1980 Topps Ozzie Smith Card

Price: $127.95

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #393

 

A very valuable PSA  9 mint auto card of Ozzie in the San Diego Padres team. Ozzie Smith, nicknamed “The Wizard of Oz” , played shortstop for the San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball. He won the National League Silver Slugger award, as the best hitter at shortstop in 1987. He is a 15-time All- Star, he won the National League Gold Glove Award for defensive play at shortstop for 13 consecutive seasons. Ozzie was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2002.

5. 1980 Topps Reggie Jackson Card

5. 1980 Topps Reggie Jackson Card

Price: $100.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #600

 

A PSA mint 9 card of Reggie Jackson in action playing for the Yankees. Reggie Jackson was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1983. He was nicknamed Mr. October. He won the American League Most Valuable Player award in 1973 and two World Series Most Valuable Player awards.

6. 1980 Topps Pete Rose Card

6. 1980 Topps Pete Rose Card

Price: $100.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #540

 

A sharp photo quality PSA mint 9 card with good centering. Pete Rose nicknamed Charlie Hustle was known for his great hits; he held the record as the player of the decade from 1970 to 1979. He was an inductee of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. A 3-time batting champion,  he won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1973. It is no surprise that his Topps baseball cards are always sought after.

7. 1980 Topps Eddie Murray Card

7. 1980 Topps Eddie Murray Card

Price: $59.99

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #160

 

Sharp mint 9 graded auto card of Eddie Murray, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2003, finished in the top 10 for most valuable player votes several times; he recorded more runs batted during the 1980s than any other player. He ranks fourth in team history in both games played and hits.

8. 1980 Topps Mike Schmidt Card

8. 1980 Topps Mike Schmidt Card

Price: $999.99

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #270

 

This is a high quality PSA 10 gem mint graded card. Mike Schmidt is a three time winner of the National League Most Valuable Player Award. His hitting prowess made him memorable in the hearts of many. In 1995, he was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He has an impressive record winning the National League Gold Glove Award for third baseman 10 times. He is considered to be the greatest third baseman in baseball history.

9. 1980 Topps Dale Murphy Card

9. 1980 Topps Dale Murphy Card

Price: $699.99

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #274

 

A PSA gem mint 10 Topps card with good edges. During his career, Dale Murphy played as an outfielder, catcher and first baseman. He is a 2- time National League Most Valuable Player award(1982 and 1983). A 7-time All -Star, has received the Silver Slugger Award 4 times  and a 5- time Gold Glove awards winner. He was inducted into the Braves Hall of Fame.

10. 1980 Topps Dave Winfield Card

10. 1980 Topps Dave Winfield Card

Price: $115.50

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #230

 

PSA mint 9 Topps card with very good center and sharp photo quality. David Winfield was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001. As a 12-time All-Star, David Winfield is certainly a valuable player. He won the World Series championship in 1992, a 7-time Gold Glove award winner and was named 3rd best all round athlete of all time by ESPN. He won the Most Valuable Player award for the College World Series in 1973.

11. 1980 Topps Johnny Bench Card

11. 1980 Topps Johnny Bench Card

Price: $699.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #100

 

With an outstanding career such as Johnny Bench’s, any of his cards are worth having, including this PSA 9 mint card. A 14-time All Star, with a 2-time World Series championship. He was the National League rookie of the Year 1968, a 2-time National League rookie, and World Series Most Valuable Player (1976). He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. He was part of the Major League Baseball All-time team and also the Major League Baseball Century team.

12. 1980 Topps Superstar Jim Palmer Card

12. 1980 Topps Superstar Jim Palmer Card

Price: $54.99

Grade: PSA 8

Card Number: #4

 

Good picture quality PSA card of Jim with good corners. Jim Palmer won the CY Young awards three times. He won 20 games 8 times from 1970-1978. He is a 6time All-Star, 3-time World Series champion. He was a baseball pitcher inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990.

13. 1980 Topps Brock/Yastrzemski Card

13. 1980 Topps Brock Yastrzemski Card

Price: $499.99

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

Card Number: #1

 

This 1980 Brock and Yaz PSA/DNA autographed card is very desirable. It features two amazing players, Carl Yastrzemski and Lou Gehrig who both made their 3000th hit in the same season! Carl is an 18-time All-Star, AL Most Valuable Player and is an inductee of the Boston Red Sox and Baseball Hall of Fame (1989). Lou was nicknamed Iron Horse, he was 2-time AL Most Valuable Player, 7- time All Star and is a Baseball Hall of Fame inductee (1939).

14. 1980 Topps Tom Seaver Card

14. 1980 Topps Tom Seaver Card

Price: $125.00

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

Card Number: #500

 

Tom Seaver was one of the greatest pitchers ever seen and this PSA/DNA authentic auto card is of great value. He was voted the National League Rookie of the Year in 1967. He was nicknamed Tom terrific and The Franchise. He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in

15. 1980 Topps Robin Yount Card

15. 1980 Topps Robin Yount Card

Price: $120.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #265

 

Robin Yount is a 3-time All Star and a 2-time American League Most Valuable Player. He debuted in Major League Baseball April 1974 for the Milwaukee Brewers and played for the team throughout his 20 year career. Robin was inducted into the Major League

16. 1980 Topps Andre Dawson Card

16. 1980 Topps Andre Dawson Card

Price: $103.75

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #235

 

A Topps mint 9 PSA card of Andre Dawson’s who was nicknamed ‘The Hawk’. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010. He was the National League Rookie of the Year 1997 and won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1987.

17. 1980 Topps Bruce Sutter Card

17. 1980 Topps Bruce Sutter Card

Price: $47.00

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

Card Number: #17

 

Bruce made his Major League Baseball debut in 1976, he is a 6-time All-Star and also a World Series champion. Among his accolades are also 4-time Roland Relief Man Award, 5-time National League save leader. National league CY Young Awards. He is an inductee of the Chicago Cubs Hall of Fame and Baseball Hall of Famer (2006)

18. 1980 Topps Carlton Fisk Card

18. 1980 Topps Carlton Fisk Card

Price: $100.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #40

 

In 1972 Carlton Fisk was unanimously voted the American League Rookie of the Year. He also won three Silver Slugger Awards and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2000, his nickname was The Commander.

19. 1980 Topps Don Sutton Card

19. 1980 Topps Don Sutton Card

Price: $55.00

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #440

 

Don Sutton was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998. With 3574 strikes, he is the 7th on the baseball all time strikeout list. He is a Major League Baseball ERA leader and a 4-time All-Star. He is on the Milwaukee Brewer Wall of Honor and an inductee of the Braves Hall of Fame.

20. 1980 Topps Gary Carter (Double) Card

20. 1980 Topps Gary Carter (Double) Card

Price: $75.00

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

 

Gary Carter was nicknamed the Kid;he was an 11-time, All-Star and three times Gold Glove Award winner. He was known for his hitting prowess, excellent defense, ability to handle pitchers and on-field leadership. He was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.

21. 1980 Topps Dave Stieb Card

21. 1980 Topps Dave Stieb Card

Price: $469.99

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #77

 

Dave Stieb remains one of the best pitchers of the 80s and his PSA graded cards are no different, he won The Sporting News’ Pitcher of the Year Award in 1982. He won a whole 140 games in one season which is the second highest total by a pitcher. He is a 7-time All-Star, pitched a no-hitter in 1990 and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005.

22. 1980 Topps Willie Stargell Card

22. 1980 Topps Willie Stargell Card

Price: $61.95

Grade: PSA 9

Card Number: #610

 

Willie Stargell was a baseball left fielder; he was a valuable player and this PSA 9 mint card is undoubtedly valuable, he made his Major League Baseball debut in 1962 for the Pittsburgh Pirates.He had the most home runs (296) of any player in the 1970s.

His outstanding performance earned him the National League Most Valuable Player, NLCS Most Valuable Player, World Series Most Valuable Player and he is the only player to have won these all in one season (1979). Added to this, he is a 7-time All-Star, 2-World Series. He had the most home runs (296) of any player in the 1970s; he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988.

23. 1980 Topps Tony Perez Card

23. 1980 Topps Tony Perez Card

Price: $29.99

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

Card Number: #125

 

Tony Perez,a baseball Hall of Famer who was inducted in 2000. A 7-time All-Star with a 3-time World Series championship. During his baseball career he played predominantly as a member of the Cincinnati Reds. His Major League Baseball (MLB) debut was in 1964 also for the Cincinnati Reds; he was a first baseman and 3rd baseman.

24. 1980 Topps Rich “Goose” Gossage Card

24. 1980 Topps Rich “Goose” Gossage Card

Price: $128.00

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

Card Number: #140

 

Rich Gossage was a 9-time All-Star and a World Series champion. His MLB professional career began in 1972 for the Chicago White Sox. He is a 3-time American League saves leader, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008.

25. 1980 Topps Jim Rice Card

25. 1980 Topps Jim Rice Card

Price: $699.99

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #200

 

Nicknamed Jim Ed, Jim Rice played his entire baseball career with the BostonRed Sox. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. He is an 8-time All-Star, American League Most Valuable Player (1978) with 2 Silver Slugger Awards. 1503 career games in left field earned him the seventh spot in AL history.

26. 1980 Topps Steve Carlton Card

26. 1980 Topps Steve Carlton Card

Price: $109.50

Grade: PSA/DNA Certified

Card Number: #210

Impressive quality PSA/DNA Auto card. Steve Carlton made his MLB debut in 1965 for the St Louis Cardinals, he held the life time strikeout awards many times between 1982 and 1984. He was the first pitcher to win the CY Young awards. He held the lifetime strikeout record several times. He also holds the records for the pitcher with the most career balks. He is a 10 time All-Star and two -time World Series Champion. He was nicknamed ‘Lefty’ and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994.

27. 1980 Topps Dave Parker Card

27. 1980 Topps Dave Parker Card

Price: $3,250.00

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #310

 

Top quality PSA 10 card of Dave Parker who was nicknamed The Cobra, he was the true definition of a super star in the 1970s. He was the National League Most Valuable Player in 1978. A 7-time All-Star, 2-time World Series champion, he also has won the Golden Gloves awards 3 consecutive times. He is a Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer.

28. 1980 Topps Rod Carew Card

28. 1980 Topps Rod Carew Card

Price: $399.99

Grade: PSA 10

Card Number: #700

 

Good quality gem mint 10 card of Rod Carew. He made his MLB debut in 1967 with the Minnesota Twins, winning the American League Rookie of the Year award.

He was considered the greatest contact hitter in Twins history and set a Twin record of .388 batting average In 1977 he was the American League Most Valuable Player, appearing in 18 straight All-Star games, won 7 AL batting titles, he sure had an impressive career. He is an inductee of the Minnesota Hall of Fame, Angels Hall of Fame and he was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991.

29. 1980 Topps Superstar George Foster Card

29. 1980 Topps Superstar George Foster Card

Price: $54.99

Grade: PSA 8

Card Number: #24

 

PSA 8 George Foster card with perfect corners. He was an outfielder in the MLB, he played for the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets and Chicago White Sox. Among his awards are National League Most Valuable Player (1977), 2 World Series championships, 2-time National League home run leader, and Silver Slugger Award. He is a 5-time All-Star and was elected into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame.

Final Words

If you are a baseball fan or collectables collector or simply like nice cards, you might be interested in those listed above. The price of the most valuable baseball cards is dependent on the condition and its popularity. All the cards can be found at eBay website.

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