As previously noted here on The Buzz, Panini America’s first baseball card release of the year will include autographs of new Los Angeles Angels signee Shohei Ohtani.
But now we have the specifics for 2018 Donruss and the cardboard to prove it after the former Nippon Professional Baseball star signed for Panini last week.
When it comes to 2018 Donruss, there will be Ohtani’s first autograph and memorabilia cards as well as inserts in the Whammy!, Foundations, Dominators, Mound Marvels and Out of this World sets. His autographs will be on-card and will be in the Private Signings and Rated Prospects Signatures sets, according to the company. He will also appear on Signature Series, Promising Pros Materials and Promising Pros Materials Signatures autograph cards.
Some of his cards will include inscriptions and they’ll include a mix of images from his Angels signing as well as his NPB days. As noted in the past here, there will be three hits per hobby box for 2018 Donruss when it arrives next month.
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