The MLB All-Star Game is tomorrow night in Miami but all eyes will be on the showdown that is the Home Run Derby tonight (8 p.m., ESPN) where two rookie heavyweights, Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger, could have a showdown — and it won’t even be for the crown.
They’re on the same side of the bracket for the power showcase along with Charlie Blackmon and Justin Bour, while the other side of the bracket includes defending champ Giancarlo Stanton, Gary Sanchez, Mike Moustakas and Miguel Sano.
We’re a week or so away from the MLB All-Star Game and Topps will have plenty of cardboard for baseball fans to chase that commemorates The Midsummer Classic.
Topps Now will be unleashing All-Star cardboard today — team sets for the squads with autographs potentially in the mix — and it will have cards for fans in Miami for the game and the All-Star FanFest, which begins on Thursday.
MLB’s All-Star caps and jerseys for this year’s festivities in Miami have been unleashed for the masses to consider purchasing and there’s one thing for sure.
There will be plenty of color on those Relic cards coming from Topps.
The warm-up jerseys for the American League, National League as well as the game jerseys for the World and U.S.A. rosters of the Futures Game will carry the familiar colors of the host Miami Marlins, while the caps will try something different this year.
What: 2017 Topps Update baseball cards
Arrives: Oct. 18
Box basics: One autograph or Relic per 36-pack box (12 boxes per case); One autograph and two Relics per 10-pack jumbo box (six boxes per case)
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What’s buzz-worthy: The Update edition of the Topps baseball brand — the flagship brand for the hobby — caps things on cardboard with a look at the MLB All-Star Game and new faces in new places along with a new slate of cards we’ve seen in the first two series.
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Topps Now takes an All-Star twist today with eight new cards offered on the real-time platform.
Five of those are the starting infield for the American League All-Stars — the start of some grouped offerings celebrating The Midsummer Classic.
The young stars of the Chicago Cubs are the infield of the National League All-Star team after the final voting was released on Tuesday night, but don’t worry — New Era has its on-field caps for The Midsummer Classic available for fans of all 30 teams.
The All-Star caps have gold trim on the logos, gold stars stitched on the vent holes and an All-Star logo on one side. The bills are not team colors and the same mixed gray is used for all 30 teams.