The 1972 Topps Baseball set is Muhammad Ali, bold, brash, announcing its greatness from the opening bell, and, oh, so pretty. It’s The Poseidon Adventure, a lavish journey so packed with special effects, stunts and striking design that collectors don’t notice the tsunami of high numbers until it’s too late. It’s Ziggy Stardust, Gary Glitter’s “Rock n Roll,” and “All The Young Dudes” jamming through an extended glam rock concert. Bang a gong. Get it on. The ’72 set in appearance, a cacophonous combination of the loudest and brightest artistic moments of the late 1960s and early 1970s, is a…

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