Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Archives baseball cards (blaster box)

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2016-Topps-Archives-auto-gallery-84The box: 2016 Topps Archives baseball cards (blaster box)
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Packs per box: 8
Cards per pack: 10
Cards in this box: 80
Base set completion: 
74 of 300 (25 percent)
Duplicates: 0

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.

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First Buzz: 2016 Topps Archives baseball cards

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 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.

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