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The box: 2017 Donruss baseball cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby when available)
Packs per box: 8
Cards per pack: 7
Cards in this box: 56
Base set completion: 41 of 195 (21 percent)
Short-prints (Nos. 1-45; Diamond Kings & Rated Rookies) (2) – Gregory Polanco, Dansby Swanson
Notables on base cards – Mookie Betts, Cal Ripken Jr., Nolan Arenado, Albert Pujols, Giancarlo Stanton, Willie Stargell, Kirby Puckett, Kyle Schwarber, Ryne Sandberg, Frank Thomas
Rookie Cards (1) – Dansby Swanson
Insert cards: 14 (all inserts in gallery below)
Retro 1983 (10) – Corey Seager, Madison Bumgarner, Rougned Odor, Francisco Lindor, Masahiro Tanaka, Stephen Piscotty, Eric Hosmer, Eddie Murray, Todd Frazier, Mike Piazza
Retro 1983 Gray parallel (1) – Adrian Beltre (/199)
Retro 1983 Magenta Back (1) – Wil Myers
The Prospects (1) – Bradley Zimmer
The Rookies (1) – Andrew Benintendi
Diamond Collection (1) – Adalberto Mejia
What’s Buzz-worthy: The fun trip that is Donruss baseball is here — just not anywhere as in-depth as the hobby break done here that received high marks. You get a guaranteed hit and a few inserts with these blasters, which are fun but not a single serial-numbered card, which is a staple of a hobby box. Check out that past break for more details on inclusions and rip a hobby box if you can — if not, try out a blaster for a start. It’s a fun rip.
Product Grade: A
Box Grade: B-
Fun Grade: B
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