The first promotional items that Topps is producing for this year’s National Sports Collectors Convention is a tribute to its first set and notable players from that era.
It’s a 1951 Topps Red & Blue Backs set and it will only initially be available to VIP ticket holders at this year’s show beginning on Aug. 3 in Atlantic City, N.J.
Topps will have more wrapper redemption program news to come and the company is the sponsor of the show’s opening VIP party, which will have three free signers for those in attendance. They are Hockey Hall of Famer Eddie Giacomin, 1974 National League MVP Steve Garvey and former Phillies closer “Wild Thing” Mitch Williams.
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