Topps started offering cards Monday fromits new eTopps Minor League Baseball collection and will continue offering additional cards during the baseball season along with its usual Major League player releases.
The minor league cards will include Minor League stars including established prospects like Jesus Montero and prospects like Pedro Alvarez as they make their pro debuts. The Alvarez card will be his only eTopps Minor League card.
The collection will be presented and delivered via a special new eTopps Minor League Baseball design, utilzing eTopps technology.
Cards will be offered individually, encased and be sequentially numbered. eTopps can be kept in an online portfolio and can also be delivered to the buyer. eTopps has its own section on eBay where collectors buy and sell their holdings.
eTopps users who own eTopps Minor League cards of players who are named MVP of their respective Minor League’s 2010 All-Star Game in their online portfolio at 11:59AM (EDT) on August 31, 2010 will receive 5 eTopps Performance Bonus Reward points.
In addition, eTopps users who own an eTopps Minor League card of a player who is called up to the roster of his Major League team for the first time between April and August 2010 (prior to the expansion of rosters on September 1, 2010) in their portfolio as of 11:59AM (EDT) on the next business day following their callup will also receive 5 eTopps Performance Bonus Reward points.