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.
What: 2016 Topps Pro Debut baseball cards
Arrives: May 25, 2016
Box basics: Two autographs and two Relics in every 24-pack hobby box
What’s buzz-worthy: Future stars, eccentric promo night uniforms and Fragments of the Farm Relics are back in the newest chapter of the ongoing Minor League Baseball card saga called Pro Debut.
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The Durham Bulls‘ history books include Chipper Jones, Evan Longoria, David Price and even the likes of Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh and Crash Davis, but there’s another player you might know who could make their mark with the team this coming season.
Thanks to Topps and the Make Your Pro Debut contest found in packs of the recently released 2016 Topps Heritage Minor League baseball cards, it could be you. No, really.