Topps announced Wednesday that 2012 Bowman Draft Picks & Prospects Baseball will be a hobby exclusive release.
Draft Picks & Prospects, which releases this fall, will include up to 165 players selected in the recent MLB Draft. In addition, many picks from the first round will be featured autograph signers in the product. Last year’s issue could still be found in retail box form at Target and Walmart as late as last month.
As announced earlier this month, highlights of this year’s product also include:
- Bowman Chrome Draft Picks cards including various refractor parallels such as Gold (#’d to 50), Red (#’d to 5) and Superfractor (1 of 1).
- Aflac & Perfect Game All-American Autographs
- Bryce Harper and Yu Darvish Autographed Rookie Cards
And New for 2012…
- Red Ice (#’d to 25) and Purple Ice (#’d to 10) parallels
- Bowman Black #’d to 25
- Sequentially numbered Under Armour All-American Autographs
- 2012 Futures Game Relic and Patch cards (Additional Hits)
- Dual Autographs featuring the best top 10 picks paired with this year’s top picks