What: 2017 Bowman Draft baseball cards
Arrives: Dec. 6
Box basics: Three autographs per 12-pack box (eight boxes per case). For Super Jumbos, there will be five packs of 120 cards in each box with a total of five autos (six boxes per case)
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What’s buzz-worthy: The year’s first look at the newest draft picks in their MLB uniforms arrives in December with a Super Jumbo box that packs 600 cards inside with some new touches, too.
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The Basics: The Super Jumbo packs are back with 78 base cards and 33 Chromes along with eight Refractors and an auto. One per case will be Class of 2016 autos with on-card sigs from first-round picks along with Refractors, “revamped insert subsets” and image variations, too. The base set will consist of as many as 200 players with a basic rainbow that includes Silver, Purple, Blue, Green, Gold, Red (/5) and 1/1 Black. All will be numbered but are TBD. On the Chrome side, there will be standard, Purple, Bowman 70th, Blue, Green, Gold, Red (/5) and 1/1 Superfractors. All but the standard Refractors will be numbered but are currently TBD. … Image variations will be found for the “most impactful” draft picks with autographed versions in play, too, while inserts include Bowman Defining Moments will be in there with autos limited to no more than 99 copies. Also in this one will be Recommended Viewing (dual prospects) and MLB Draft History of notable past players. All inserts will have Refractor (/TBD), Gold (/50), Red (/5) and 1/1 Superfractor parallels.
Chrome Draft Pick autos will have the following rainbow — Refractor, Purple, Blue, Green, Bowman 70th, Gold (/50), Red (/5) and 1/1 Supers. All will be numbered and are TBD. The Class of 2017 autos also will have “low-numbered parallel variations” but no details were released there. Wave Refractor autos also will be found for Draft Picks. … Also in Super Jumbos will be All-America game autos with 1/1 Gold Frame parallels.
Over in the Jumbo boxes there will be Orange base card parallels and Refractors (/25) and Sky Blue Refractors (/TBD). There also will be Black Refactors for Chrome Draft Pick autos (/75) only found in Hot Packs. Orange Refractor autos (/25) also will only be found here. Also exclusive to Jumbo boxes will be Top of the Class box-toppers that will have Orange auto parallels (/TBD) along with unsigned Gold (/50), Red (/5) and 1/1 Supers.
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