First Buzz: 2016 Topps Bunt baseball cards — meshing the digital realm with physical cards

2016-Topps-Bunt-baseball-CorreaWhat: 2016 Topps Bunt baseball cards
Arrives: Aug. 17
Box basics:
 Seven cards per pack, 36 packs per box (20 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: The first physical Topps Bunt set will be a low-end release with a digital component alongside traditional cardboard — a 200-card set that will have a full array of inserts and hits.

Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.


2016-Topps-Bunt-baseball-Bryce-Harper-Signature-SeriesThe Basics:
 The 200-card base set will feature a new design and each card will have four parallels — Platinum (/99), Topaz (/50) and 1/1 Crimson and printing plates. … Inserts will be found one in every two packs with Unique Unis, Programs, Light Force, Future of the Franchise, Moon Shots (/50) and Stadium Heritage (/25). … For hits, there are Title Town cards good for  a Bunt digital card. These will be limited to 75 copies with Amber (/50) and 1/1 Platinum parallels. Signature Series Autographs will be found live in packs and also unlocked via contests on the app.

For the digital realm, Bunt Loot cards will be found one in every three packs with those unlocking a pack of digital cards. The digital packs will include 10 cards with one Topaz and one insert. These can be collected to win autograph cards and autograph sets. … Platinum parallels will be found one in every 10 digital packs, while Mystery Rookies will be found one in 12 digital packs, Young Stars will be one in two and Rampage (3X boost cards) will be one in two. More inserts will come at a later date as well. … A suggested retail price for the physical packs was not announced but may be in 99-cent-per-pack territory.

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