The first winners date back 60 years and the Topps Rookie Cup awards are still going. The 2019 winners were announced Wednesday morning on MLB Network’s Hot Stove show.
The Topps All-Star Rookie Team is made up of one player at each position along with a DH and pitchers. Each player ‘s 2020 Topps Series 1 or Series 2 card will include the Rookie Cup trophy logo.
The Topps NOW on-demand platform is actually the first place we’ll see them, though. The company is producing a daily series of NOW cards featuring players named to the team, including autographed versions. The first player offered is Pete Alonso. You can check them all out as they’re released here.
Below is the list of 2019 All-Rookie Team selections:
Pete Alonso – 1B, New York Mets
Yordan Alvarez – DH, Houston Astros
Nick Anderson – P, Tampa Bay Rays
Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. – 3B, Toronto Blue Jays
Keston Hiura – 2B, Milwaukee Brewers
Eloy Jimenez – OF, Chicago White Sox
John Means – P, Baltimore Orioles
Bryan Reynolds – OF, Pittsburgh Pirates
Victor Robles – OF, Washington Nationals
Will Smith – C, Los Angeles Dodgers
Mike Soroka – P, Atlanta Braves
Fernando Tatis Jr. – SS, San Diego Padres