The annual cap on the trilogy of MLB flagship trading card product releases will arrive again this fall with 2018 Topps Update baseball. The product will be distributed in two forms: standard Hobby boxes of 36 ten-card packs and 50-card ten-pack Jumbo boxes. A full checklist is below. 2018 Topps Update Baseball Basics Hobby boxes will have either one … [Read more...] about 2018 Topps Update Baseball Preview and Checklist
2018 Topps Series 2 baseball
After making its debut last year, 2018 Topps Clearly Authentic baseball will mark the brand’s return this summer, once again as a one autographed card per box product featuring both current players and former stars. A checklist is below. 2018 Topps Clearly Authentic Overview This year’s release will combine acetate card technology with on-card signatures. … [Read more...] about 2018 Topps Clearly Authentic Goes Acetate
Dozens of hobby shop owners and distributors from around the U.S. and Canada are attending the first ever Topps Industry Conference in Arizona. The company tossed out some news items during the day including these nuggets: *National Baseball Card Day will return August 11. Topps says it will give away 1.2 million packs in MLB stadiums in an effort to "raise … [Read more...] about 2018 Topps Industry Conference: Silver Pack Expansion, NBCD Returns; Sterling Too?
2018 Topps Series 1 baseball packs come with a contest. Inside random packs are game cards for the company’s Home Run Challenge promotion, one that offers exclusive cards as prizes along with a chance to go to the 2019 Home Run Derby during All-Star week. The scratch-off player cards are found inside random packs. You can log into your account at Topps.com and … [Read more...] about 2018 Topps Home Run Challenge: To Scratch or Not to Scratch?
Topps continues its formula of consistency when it releases Series 2 of its 2018 flagship baseball set in June, but with just enough new wrinkles to keep collectors intrigued. A hobby box will contain 36 packs, with 10 cards per pack. Collectors will find either an autograph or relic card. Jumbo boxes will have six packs, with 50 cards per pack. There will be three hits — an … [Read more...] about 2018 Topps Series 2 Will Sport Familiar Look, With Some Variety