First Buzz: 2018 Topps Pro Debut baseball cards

What: 2018 Topps Pro Debut baseball cards
Arrives: May 23
Box basics: Two autographs and two Relics per 24-pack box (12 boxes per case)

What’s buzz-worthy: Minor League Baseball’s stars get the big-league treatment with the 2018 Topps flagship design carrying the colors and energy of the teams before the big leagues.

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Next Topps Make Your Pro Debut winner will suit up for Fresno Tacos

Topps will make sure a collector suits up for one of Minor League Baseball’s tastiest franchises next year.

The company announced on Thursday that its Make Your Pro Debut contest that allows a collector to join a team for a day will take its talents to Fresno, Calif., where the winner will don the uniform of the Fresno Grizzlies’ promotional alter ego — the Fresno Tacos — next April on Taco Tuesday.

The contest’s scratch-off code cards will be found in hobby boxes of 2017 Topps Heritage Minor League, which arrives next month. Winning code holders will be asked questions and then Topps will choose a winner based off of those answers.

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