The Mets surprising victory in the 1969 World Series was played up big in the inaugural Fleer World Series set in 1970. They were quirky and colorful, full of history, affordable and lots of fun. Fleer tapped into baseball’s postseason past when it released its 1970 World Series set. This was a 66-card set that covered every World Series from 1903 through 1969, and it began a decade-long run of postseason cards produced by Fleer. Robert Laughlin’s artwork and sense of humor was apparent in the 1970 World Series card set produced by Fleer. The cards had colorful cartoon drawings on fronts, created by artist Robert G. Laughlin. The Connecticut-based cartoonist had produced a set in black and white in 1967 that he marketed privately; Fleer commissioned him to produce the set in color for its 1970 release, and for the most part McLaughlin used the same artwork that he had created several years earlier.