Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Heritage baseball cards (Hot Box)

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The box: 2016 Topps Heritage baseball cards (Hot Box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com

2016-topps-heritage-baseball-bryant2Packs per box:
 24 (plus one box-topper)
Cards per pack: 9
Cards in this box: 216
Base set completion: 
169 of 425 (40 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable names pulled on base cards: Ichiro Suzuki, Kris Bryant, Byron Buxton, Carlos Rodon, Manny Machado.

Rookie Cards pulled (11) — Notables include Corey Seager, Michael Conforto, Aaron Nola, Henry Owens, Raul Mondesi.

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Gallery & SP info: 2016 Topps Heritage baseball cards

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The first cards from 2016 Topps Heritage are starting to trickle onto eBay from retail boxes around the country and we’re getting our first looks at new names and new faces in new places on the revival of the 1967 Topps design.

That means David Price with his Red Sox threads, Jason Heyward as a Cub and Rookie Cards of Corey Seager, Kyle Schwarber and a pairing of Aaron Nola and Michael Conforto for starters.

Buzz’s personal box and break will arrive on Wednesday, but until then we’ll update a gallery of images and add short-print info here.

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Need a 2016 Topps Heritage baseball checklist? Get it here …

2016-Topps-Heritage-StantonWe’re a week away from the release of 2016 Topps Heritage baseball cards, the annual trek to the past that takes us back to 1967 this season.

The checklist is now here.

Curious about which errors and variations there might be? Check out our primer on the quirks from 1967.

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Let’s revisit 1967 Topps errors for a 2016 Topps Heritage variation primer

2016-Topps-Heritage-StantonWe’re less than a month away from the release of 2016 Topps Heritage baseball cards, the annual trek to the past that includes errors and variations as an added homage to the past year within the new product.

In advance of the March 2 release, Buzz was wondering about which mistakes are found in the 1967 Topps set — that’s this year’s throwback model — and what might be found. We don’t yet have a checklist from Topps for this year, but that will be telling. Why? Stars from the past teams will often match stars on present teams in the set if an error/correction is in play.

Here’s a rundown of the mistakes found in 1967 Topps …

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