1980 Topps Chicago Cubs team set

As I was browsing around eBay one day, I came across the 1980 Topps Chicago Cubs team set. I bid on it and won it for $2.80 plus $3.99 shipping! Not a bad price! I finally went through them today and compared them to the list of cards on Beckett.com as well as TradingCardDB.com. Beckett had an extra guy on there that is actually a White Sox player which I’ve emailed them about.

Both sites also listed a 1980 Topps #202 Home Run Leaders/Dave Kingman/Gorman Thomas card which was not in the eBay order. It wasn’t shown in the picture of the listing so I’m not going to complain about it. I’m guessing since the card has both a Cubs player and Brewers player on it, it wasn’t considered part of the set. I’d still like to find it so I can complete the set though.

According to Baseball-Reference.com, the Cubs went 64-98 in 1980 so not a very good season. I was a toddler at this period of time so I only recognize a few players like Sutter, Buckner and Kingman. No worries though as I still want to collect as many Cubs team sets regardless how they did in each year.

If anyone has 1980 Topps #202 Home Run Leaders with Dave Kingman and Gorman Thomas, please let me know! If I find it on my own, I will update this post. Thanks!

UPDATE: Thanks to a kind soul named Chris on Twitter (@addysdaddy181), the card is on its way to me! Thanks to all who replied to my request!

UPDATE #2: I’ve received the card from Chris and my 1980 Topps Cubs team set is complete! Hurray!

Cards in this order:

1980 Topps #17 Bruce Sutter
1980 Topps #54 Dennis Lamp
1980 Topps #103 Bill Caudill RC
1980 Topps #135 Bill Buckner
1980 Topps #153 Tim Blackwell
1980 Topps #175 Rick Reuschel
1980 Topps #240 Dave Kingman
1980 Topps #298 Ken Holtzman
1980 Topps #323 Mick Kelleher
1980 Topps #343 Mike Vail
1980 Topps #381 Team Checklist
1980 Topps #398 Barry Foote
1980 Topps #431 Mike Krukow
1980 Topps #452 Steve Dillard
1980 Topps #472 Willie Hernandez
1980 Topps #493 Jerry Martin
1980 Topps #514 Steve Ontiveros
1980 Topps #523 Ken Henderson
1980 Topps #541 Miguel Dilone
1980 Topps #574 Scot Thompson
1980 Topps #594 Dick Tidrow
1980 Topps #628 Doug Capilla
1980 Topps #639 Larry Biittner
1980 Topps #676 Dave Geisel / Steve Macko RC / Karl Pagel Future Stars
1980 Topps #691 Ivan DeJesus
1980 Topps #716 Lynn McGlothen

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