The Famous San Diego Chicken stars in 2016 Donruss from Panini America

2016-Donruss-San-Diego-ChickenThere’s a surprise to be found in some packs of 2016 Donruss that officially arrives Wednesday as cards of Ted Giannoulas — aka The Famous San Diego Chicken — can be found inside.

Card No. 151 in the set is not a veteran, Hall of Famer or rookie — it’s a card of the world-famous and Hall of Famer mascot.

But more important than that card and all of its parallels? There are memorabilia cards and autographed memorabilia cards of the legendary mascot to be found as part of the product’s overall nod back to 1982 — the year of the Chicken’s “Rookie Card.”

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