What: 2016 Panini Pantheon baseball cards
Arrives: Nov. 16
Box basics: Eight autographs or memorabilia cards per box (eight boxes per case via two inners)
What’s buzz-worthy: This new high-end line from Panini America includes nothing but retired players and Hall of Famers with every card signed or including a piece of memorabilia at a suggested retail price of $350 per box.
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The Basics: The base set will consist of cards with nods to clubs — the 500-Home Run Club, 3,000-Hit Club, 300-Win Club, 600-Home Run Club, 700-Home Run Club, 40/40-Club, 4,000-Hit Club, 4,000-Strikeout Club and 5,000-Strikeout Club. … A number of cards will include multiple swatches as part of a product that “tells the story of baseball’s biggest stars of the past with exclusive clubs, milestones, retired jersey numbers, All-Stars, Hall of Fame, award-winners, legendary lineups” and more, according to the company. … The “Base Guilds” cards for the clubs — the basic cards — also will have three types of parallels with each of them limited to no more than 49 copies. … Metropolis Monuments cards will group four players from one team with three parallels limited to no more than 25. … Milestone Scripts will note key moments for players with autos. These will have four parallels limited to no more than 49 copies. Pantheon Scripts will include on-card autos with memorabilia with three parallels also limited to no more than 25. … Script cards will have three parallel versions with no more than 25 copies with an autograph and memorabilia for each player. That set will focus on players who stayed with one team. … Pantheon Scripts will have on-card autos with memorabilia also with three parallels limited to no more than 25. … Sacred Deployments will include six memorabilia pieces for three players with a pair of parallel types, each limited to no more than 25 copies.
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