What: 2015 Panini National Treasures baseball cards
Arrives: January 2016
Hobby box basics: Eight autograph or memorabilia cards with one being a booklet.
What’s buzz-worthy: National Treasures’ third edition for baseball will up the ante on game-used memorabilia cards with oversized jumbo swatches for pieces not normally found in cards. Among them? Stirrup socks. Sock cards will be limited to five copies or less and showcase players such as Lou Gehrig, Bob Feller, Elson Howard, Gabby Hartnett, Herb Pennock, Mike Schmidt and Pete Rose. Also to be found? Fielding gloves, batting gloves and sweatband cards. This will include current and past stars such as Kris Bryant, Byron Buxton, Kyle Schwarber, Ken Griffey Jr., Barry Bonds, Tony Gwynn, Mike Schmidt and Willie Stargell, according to the company.
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The Basics: The company promises “more on-card rookie material signatures than ever” in this one with more than 80 players signing on. The likes of Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Joc Pederson, Rusney Castillo, Byron Buxton, Jung-Ho Kang and Noah Syndergaard will be found here. … Also to be found will be Flag Silhouettes cards with an entire flag patch from a jersey for players from the past and present with each card being a 1/1 creation. … Also in the mix will be Glory of Their Times cards of past greats with memorabilia as well as cut signature versions. … Collectors can also look for 42 Tribute, a memorabilia set revolving around games played on April 15, aka Jackie Robinson Day in MLB. ,,, More high-end inclusions are Legends Cuts booklets and Combo Materials booklets as well as bat barrels, bat knobs and Silhouettes with prime, tag, brand logo and printing plate versions.