The biggest Chicago Cub in the hobby has the biggest autograph deal ever signed by Topps.
Kris Bryant has reportedly signed a seven-figure, exclusive autograph deal to only sign for Topps.It’s the biggest deal in Topps’ 65-year history of making baseball cards, which has only included certified autographs since the 1990s.
“We are beyond excited to secure this exclusive deal with Kris Bryant.” said David Leiner, VP and General Manager of North American Sports & Entertainment for Topps. “Never has The Topps Company executed such a long-term deal with any athlete. Kris is one of the elite players currently in Major League Baseball and we look forward to working with him as his career continues to flourish.”
The multi-year deal will mean autographs can only be found in packs of new Topps and Bowman brands beginning with the company’s 2017 releases. He’ll also appear on boxes of 2017 Topps Series 1 and appear on Topps Bunt promotions.
“Topps is the premier trading card company and I am honored to be working with them,” Bryant said in a prepared release. “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with a company such as Topps.”
Between all trading card companies the 24-year-old potential National League MVP award winner has appeared on nearly 1,000 unique autographed cards already since making his cardboard debut as a USA Baseball player in 2012.
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