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The box: 2016 Topps Archives baseball cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com
Packs per box: 8
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 80
Base set completion:
74 of 300 (25 percent)
Notable players on base cards – Stephen Strasburg, George Brett, David Wright, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax, Eddie Mathews, Clayton Kershaw, Jose Bautista, Nolan Ryan, Ken Griffey Jr., Jose Fernandez, Yasiel Puig, Frank Thomas, Hank Aaron, Willie McCovey, Billy Williams.
Rookie Cards (12) – Greg Bird, Henry Owens, Zach Lee, Brian Johnson, Miguel Sano, Kyle Waldrop, Colin Rea, Tom Murphy, Luis Severino, Frankie Montas, Raul Mondesi, Brandon Drury.
Today’s the day where everyone in Major League Baseball dons No. 42 as a tribute to the man who changed the game — and America — forever.
On this day back in 1947, Jackie Robinson became a baseball and social pioneer, breaking MLB’s color barrier and helping change how the game was played. His actions undoubtedly helped with the civil rights movement, which had its landmark legal act nearly two decades later.
Collecting Robinson isn’t easy on a budget, but there are a few options for fans.
What: 2016 Topps Archives baseball cards
Arrives: June 1
Box basics: Two autographs in every 24-pack hobby box (10 boxes per case)
What’s buzz-worthy: All these years later, Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh makes it to The Show — on Topps cardboard, that is — as the stars of Bull Durham, are among the surprises in Topps’ newest edition of the retro-themed brand. Previously teased were Kevin Costner‘s autographs but now we know it’s potentially more than just Crash Davis coming to packs.
Keep reading for more and a full gallery of images.
Demand for The Mick continues to be an all-time high.
A run of high-grade Mickey Mantle Topps and Bowman baseball cards from 1951 to 1969 sold for more than $750,000 this weekend in a Memory Lane Inc. auction.
“The Empire State Collection” consisted of 21 PSA-graded cards and, according to the company, 14 of them set new record-highs for their condition.