What: 2016 National Treasures baseball cards
Arrives: Dec. 21
Box basics: Eight autographs or memorabilia cards — including one booklet — per box (four boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: National Treasures returns to the diamond for the third time with some big, big inclusions as you can see above as well as some other touches that enhance the popular high-end brand.
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The Basics: New this year will be on-card autos for a number of cards in the product, including Six-swatch Signatures, Player’s Collection Signatures and Rookie Materials Signatures. There will be players from the past and present spotlighted in those sets with the rookie lineup including Nomar Mazara, Corey Seager, Trevor Story, Stephen Piscotty, Tyler Naquin and Kyle Schwarber to name a few. … New inserts here will include Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and Fourth of July game-used memorabilia cards, while there also will be jumbo triple player booklets and massive booklets with as many as 12, 16 and 24 players per card. … Among the advanced memorabilia to be found here will include bat knobs, bat nameplates, flag silhouettes, batting gloves, fielding gloves, stirrup socks and “identification tags.”… There will be variation cards for 50 players where their nicknames or notable traits are found on their card instead of their names. Those will also have prime parallels limited to only 25 copies. … The Players Collection Prime autos will be limited to no more than 10 copies, while 1/1 Bat Knob players will include David Ortiz, Mike Piazza, Jose Bautista and Darryl Strawberry to name a few. … Boxes will carry a suggested retail price of $500.
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