Michael Phelps’ medal count won’t near his certified autograph total

Michael-Phelps-2016-insert-goldAfter another ridiculously dominating run in the pool last night, Michael Phelps claimed the 22nd Olympic gold medal of his career and ran up his medal collection to 26.

It’s a mark that’s not likely to be touched — but it’s also a mark that can’t compare to his number of certified autographs.

Although he’s a pricey signature, he’s one of the most-prolific Olympians when it comes to autographed cards.

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Allen & Ginter X is returning for 2016 with an autograph in every box

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Update: It will arrive on Topps.com on Wednesday, July 27. Price is $69.99 a box or $1,250 per 18-box case. Click here to view the checklist Topps released for the brand.

Topps is bringing back the X once again.

Last year for the 10th release of its Allen & Ginter brand, Topps created a “parallel” product named Allen & Ginter X for the tobacco-styled brand with a black image background instead of the traditional white.

This year, it’s back and it will be an online-only product — initially only available at Topps.com — packing a guaranteed autograph in every box.

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