Buzz Break: 2016 Topps Opening Day baseball cards (blaster box)

s-l1600From time to time, Buzz will break a box of something and post the results here. Like this and want to see more? Or maybe there’s a box you’d want to see busted? Send Buzz an email at BlowoutBuzz@blowoutcards.com.

The box: 2016 Topps Opening Day baseball cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

2016-topps-opening-day-SeagerPacks per box: 11
Cards per pack: 7
Cards in this box: 77
Base set completion: 
66 of 200 (33 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notable players on base cards – Buster Posey, Addison Russell, Clayton Kershaw, Noah Syndergaard, Miguel Cabrera, Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Altuve, Joc Pederson, Carlos Rodon, David Ortiz

Rookie Cards (10) – Corey Seager, Aaron Nola, Stephen Piscotty, Michael Reed, Max Kepler, Luke Jackson, Trea Turner, Brian Johnson, Frankie Montas, Carl Edwards Jr.

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Gallery: 2016 Topps Opening Day baseball cards

2016-topps-opening-day-20One of the hobby’s best bargain buys and one of its most-underrated brands in terms of collectability arrives in shops today.

It’s 2016 Topps Opening Day.

What can one expect to find in these wax boxes? Well, besides ink like the Kris Bryant above, you can see more in our gallery.

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Brewers’ Hank gets a baseball card in 2016 Topps Opening Day

HankThePupThere have been bobbleheads, meetings with Hank Aaron, a news conference to address Internet death rumors, an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and plenty of other attention for a bichon frise mix, but there’s about to be a new chapter in the life of Hank, the dog taken in by the Milwaukee Brewers.

He’s getting an official Major League Baseball card.

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