What: 2017-18 Panini Nobility soccer cards
Arrives: Oct. 6
Box basics: Two autographs in every box (eight boxes per case)
Checklist: Click here to view
What’s buzz-worthy: A new high-end brand arrives first on the pitch with an autograph in every pack and a focus on past stars of the game — but there’s a limited roster of current greats included, too.
Keep reading for more info and a full gallery.
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The box: 2016 Topps U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Team Hopefuls cards (hobby box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com
Packs per box: 24
Cards per pack: 8
Cards in this box: 182
Base set completion:
74 of 74 (100 percent)
Notable athletes on base cards – Michael Phelps, Claressa Shields, Brittney Griner, Diana Taurasi, Candace Parker, Missy Franklin, Justin Gatlin, Natalie Coughlin, Abby Wambach, Sue Bird, Ryan Lochte, Bob Beamon, Rulon Gardner, Jenny Thompson, Aly Raisman, Carly Patterson, Gary Hall Jr., Gabby Douglas
The U.S. Olympic Team is taking shape on the various fields of play but the final checklist for the 2016 Topps U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Team Hopefuls trading card set is here.
Among the notable signers for this one, which is set to arrive Friday with an autograph, a Relic and a manufactured Relic in every box, are a who’s who of Olympic stars. There will be ink from Michael Phelps, Claressa Shields, Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, Abby Wambach, Sue Bird, Ryan Lochte, Rulon Gardner, Gabby Douglas, Brittney Griner, Candace Parker and many more.
Contest >> Click here to win a box of 2016 Topps Series 1
A few more First Pitch cards from 2016 Topps Series 1 have begun to trickle out onto eBay in advance of the product’s official release on Wednesday and there’s another surprise among the celebs doing the ceremonial honors.
One of them is former Little League World Series star and 14-year-old Mo’ne Davis.
Davis became first girl to earn a win and to pitch a shutout in Little League World Series history during the 2014 event capturing the hearts of many. She appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and became a household name.
Who else is among the surprises in the set?