Topps will have a big name in baseball on hand for its inaugural Industry Conference next month in Scottsdale, Ariz.
It’s Cincinnati Reds prospect Hunter Greene, who was the No.. 2 pick in last year’s MLB Draft, and his first Topps autographs will be part of a meet-and-greet session with those in attendance.
Set in the heart of the Cactus League just as play begins, the conference will include several speakers during the three-day event. Check-ins and a welcome reception are set for the evening of Sunday, Feb. 18 before the full slate begins the following day at the Talking Stick Resort.
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.
Keep reading for more as well as a full gallery of images.
To say that the baseball card landscape has changed in the last decade might be an understatement, but there’s been one prospecting brand that has delivered many of the biggest names early and often and delivered a good amount of ink, too, thanks to Hot Boxes.
It’s packed a number of surprise inclusions, a tremendous rainbow of serial-numbered parallel autos and even some pretty good bargains as many collectors have their established habits elsewhere. In recent years, it’s also given us a teaser of younger USA Baseball players, too.
This mainstay — and arguably a simultaneous sleeper — is Elite Extra Edition.
Your new can’t-miss high school star to collect is here … at least according to Sports Illustrated.
First, take a second and read the blurbs. Then go read his story.
Now, Buzz is here to let you know that Hunter Greene already has baseball cards and certified autographs that can be found in packs or added to your collection now. Heck, he’s already been on cardboard so long that you just might already have his cards in your stash … and not even know it.