Buzz Break: 2017 Panini Diamond Kings baseball cards (blaster box)

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The box: 2017 Panini Diamond Kings baseball cards (blaster)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 7
Cards per pack: 5
Cards in this box: 35
Base set completion: 
19 of 100 (19 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Francisco Lindor, Josh Donaldson, Jake Arrieta, Chipper Jones, Lloyd Waner, Pee Wee Reese, Ty Cobb, John McGraw, Stan Musial, Joe Jackson

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Ted Williams military memorabilia cards arrive in 2017 Diamond Kings

This just might be a baseball card to go gung-ho for.

It’s one of three Materials cards from The Ted Williams Collection found in packs of 2017 Panini Diamond Kings — all memorabilia cards with pieces of personally worn material from the Baseball Hall of Famer and Boston Red Sox icon.

This one’s a bit different, though.

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First Buzz: 2017 Panini Diamond Kings baseball cards

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What: 2017 Panini Diamond Kings baseball cards
Arrives: March 29
Box basics: Two autographs or memorabilia cards per 12-pack box (24 boxes per case via two inners)
Final Checklist: Click here to view

What’s buzz-worthy: Diamond Kings returns with some legendary names in the mix along with new parallels, new inserts and new signers that we have not seen in recent years.

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Buzz Break: 2016 Panini Diamond Kings baseball cards (blaster box)

Kang-2016-panini-diamond-kingsFrom 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.

Miguel-Sano-2016-panini-diamond-kingsThe box: 2016 Panini Diamond Kings baseball cards (blaster box)
Where to buy: BlowoutCards.com (for hobby)

Packs per box: 7
Cards per pack: 6
Cards in this box: 42
Base set completion: 
33 of 185 (18 percent)
Duplicates: 0

Notables on base cards – Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Andrew McCutchen, Yu Darvish, Carlos Correa, Ken Griffey Jr., Rickey Henderson.

Rookie Cards (7)  Miguel Sano, Luis Severino, Max Kepler, Gary Sanchez, Jorge Lopez, Pedro Severino, Kelby Tomlinson.

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Gallery: 2016 Panini Diamond Kings baseball cards

2016-Panini-Diamond-Kings-baseball-7The latest edition of Diamond Kings arrived with a unique look and some of the biggest players in the history of the game available on memorabilia cards.

Guys like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ken Griffey Jr., Roberto Clemente and “Shoeless” Joe Jackson to name a few.

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First Buzz: 2016 Donruss baseball cards


2016-donruss-baseball-kyle-schwarberWhat:
 2016 Donruss baseball cards
Arrives: March 2016
Box basics: Three autographs or memorabilia cards per box

What’s buzz-worthy: A new wave of retro-styled but modern Donruss baseball cards arrives during spring training next year as Panini America revealed the basics on this new one, which will include autographed buybacks, plenty of inserts, plenty of base cards and more hits than the typical lower-end brand. Among the surprises? A memorabilia card for the famed The Famous (San Diego) Chicken mascot.

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