Buzz Break: 2014 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft Picks baseball cards (super value rack box)

2014pnperennialdraftBBsupervalueFrom time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2014-15 Panini Prizm Perennial Draft Picks baseball cards
(super value rack box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

s-l1600-2Packs per box: 12 (each pack contains three standard Prizm packs and one three-card Red, White and Blue Pulsar Prizm pack)
Cards per pack: 15
Cards in this box: 180
Base set completion: 
84 of 100 (84 percent)
Duplicates: 0
Draft Class set completion: 
48 of 50 (96 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Base and Draft Class cards of notable prospects – Luis Severino, Jorge Soler, Rusney Castillo, Carlos Rodon, Kyle Schwarber, Alex Jackson, Aaron Nola, Michael Conforto, Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb, Bradley Zimmer


s-l1600Insert cards: 47

Blue Prizms (1) – Dan Altavilla (/199)
Minors Gold (2) – Kyle Schwarber, Michael Chavis
Trea-turnerPrizms (6) – Jonathan Holder, Auton Bousfield, Skyler Ewing, Cameron Varga, Cole Lankford, Casey Soltis
Draft Class Prizms (2) – Trea Turner, Nick Howard
Red, White and Blue Pulsar Prizms (24) – Joe Gatto, Drew Van Orden, Jake Reed, Gavin LaValley, Jace Fry, Nick Torres, Nick Wells, Eric Skoglund, Michael Cederoth, Mark Zagunis, Grayson Greiner, Aaron Brown, Jordan Montgomery, Austin Cousino, Brett Graves, Lane Thomas, Dalton Pompey, Justin Steele, Chris Ellis, Matt Railey, Daniel Mengden, Logan Webb, Sam Howard, Jake Cosart
Draft Class Red, White and Blue Pulsar Prizms (12) – A.J. Reed, Derek Fisher, Jacob Gatewood, Ryan Castellani, Monte Harrison, Jake Stinnett, Scott Blewett, Justus Sheffield, Brandon Finnegan, Grant Holmes, Luke Weaver, Braxton Davidson

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Autographs/Memorabilia: 1
Prospect Signatures Prizms Purple (1) – Alex Blandino (/149)

What’s Buzz-worthy: At the original suggested retail price of $120, this one was arguably not that hot considering the hobby version’s volume of ink (three autographs per box), but these packs aren’t about ink. They’re really about the Red, White and Blue Pulsar Prizms, which are found three times per pack here. Their retail-only nature, combined with some big names, can make for some decent potential — especially at the box’s current price. … Unlike the NFL and NBA versions of this that we’ve broken here, this box  included an autograph — and a parallel autograph with an on-card signature at that. … The Draft Class set (50 cards) runs alongside (and probably superior to) the 100-card base set and we pulled all but two of the Draft Class cards. The Red, White and Blue Pulsar Prizm Draft Class cards of key guys would probably be the top draw besides ink. The previous year’s edition of this set was truly loaded, so this one is probably living in its shadow — and the number of Prizm parallels went through the roof in the standard release of the brand the following year — but there are enough names here that it’s worth considering. If you get lucky on the parallels, you could do well.

Product Grade: B-
Box Grade:
 A
Fun Grade: B

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