Topps Now takes a twist with Eric Hosmer All-Star Game Relic

artbb-16c2s-16tn-0247b-1Topps Now has a new first today with the first Relic card that’s part of the real-time card line.

This time, the card will be limited to only 99 copies on a first-come, first-served basis and it features Eric Hosmer, who was the MVP of the MLB All-Star Game last night.

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Sweet 16: MLB midseason surprises include unknowns & obvious

Adam-Duvall-2016-ToppsThe MLB All-Star Game is nearly upon us and that gives us all a chance to take a break and assess the season so far and watch the home runs fly in tonight’s Home Run Derby.

One of those sluggers is Cincinnati’s Adam Duvall, who has 23 homers out of absolute nowhere and nearly no cardboard to show for it. As previously noted here on The Buzz, Duvall’s first Rookie Card arrived in 2016 Topps Series 2. And to show how off the radar he’s been he’s a third-year big-leaguer with just one past Bowman card appearance — no autographs — and this Rookie Card is one that doesn’t even have an RC logo. That probably hasn’t helped sales, but some rarities are sellers.

There are other big names in the hobby this season who have played well — in fact there are a lot of decent showings — but here are 15 who have impressed on the field and should be noticed when it comes to cardboard.

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Who’ll be playing in the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game?

starWho’ll be playing in the 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game that’s part of MLB All-Star Game festivities?

The answer to that arrived on Tuesday.

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Topps readies exclusive cards for MLB All-Star FanFest

16ASFF_2004_TROUTThis year’s MLB All-Star Game FanFest is just a couple weeks away and Topps will be there with exclusive cardboard for collectors at the event.

Both today’s stars and at least one San Diego icon will be among those featured on a series of cards available at the event beginning on July 8.

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