The annual eclectic look at baseball, unique people in pop culture and “world’s champions” in several other pastimes is almost here.
It’s 2016 Topps Allen & Ginter and it’s just 10 days away.
As the clock counts down to the hobby release date on July 22, we’ve gotten our first look at the final checklist to see who’s included in the 11th edition of the brand since its 2006 revival by Topps.
Among the signers for this one on the baseball side will be Bryce Harper, Buster Posey, Carlos Correa, Corey Seager, Felix Hernandez, Hank Aaron, Jose Canseco, Kris Bryant, Ken Griffey Jr., Kenta Maeda, Mike Piazza, Mike Trout, Nomar Mazara and Trevor Story.
Among the non-player signers will be sportscaster Colin Howherd, golfer Cheyenne Woods, fitness guru Denise Austin, Field of Dreams‘ Dwier Brown, NBA broadcaster Ernie Johnson, actor Frank Whaley, comedian George Lopez, ESPN’s Hannah Storm, MLB Network’s Heidi Watney, ESPN’s Jessica Mendoza, super-agent Leigh Steinberg, softball star Monica Abbott, Marlins Man Laurence Leavy, broadcaster Mike Francesa, Olympian Michael Phelps, tennis star Maria Sharapova, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, competitive eater Matt Stonie, political analyst Rick Klein, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, the ol’ ball coach Steve Spurrier, actress Susan Sarandon, actor Kevin Costner (as Ray Kinsella) and even The Sklar Brothers.
That’s not even all of them.
Over on the cut autograph side, we’ll find Norman Rockwell, Sammy Davis Jr., Nancy Reagan, Jimmy Page, Jack Dempsey, Jesse Jackson, Herbert Hoover and Gene Autry to name a few.
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