New York Yankees fans will have a new place to land autographs of their future star infielder Gleyber Torres.
He’s joined the Topps Authentics team, Topps’ autographed memorabilia division, where his pieces will now be found on an exclusive basis.
“I’m happy to be part of this big family,” said Torres in a prepared statement. “I’m happy to be here and [for] everything Topps has done for me.”
The No. 1 pick has a new — and exclusive — home.
Topps revealed on Wednesday that it has signed Philadelphia Phillies prospect Mickey Moniak to an exclusive deal for his cards and memorabilia. This also means his autographs will only be found in upcoming Topps products and Bowman lines such as 2016 Bowman Draft. He’ll also appear in 2016 Bowman’s Best.
“As the top overall pick of this year’s MLB Draft, we’re ecstatic to have Mickey headlining our 2016 Bowman Draft release,” said Bowman brand manager Zvee Geffen. “The Bowman brands are home to the game’s future stars and, as Mickey certainly fits that billing, he epitomizes the best of our brand.”
Trevor Story‘s impressive start this season has a new chapter to come when it comes to autographs and memorabilia.
The Colorado Rockies shortstop is now an exclusive Topps Authentics player.
“Trevor Story’s first week as a big leaguer was phenomenal,” said David Leiner, Topps Vice President and General Manager of North American Sports & Entertainment. “No one has done what he has done at this level. The excitement he brings to every game is something that can’t be matched. We are proud to have Trevor join our Topps Authentics lineup.”
Topps Authentics‘ newest star is a Boston Red Sox legend and his 1960 Topps Rookie Card is getting a taste of the rainbow — the Chrome rainbow.
And the player? It’s Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski.
We all know how 1990s the 1992 Bowman set can be … but Larry Wayne “Chipper” Jones lived it. He also re-lived it recently signing jumbo versions of his early cards for Topps Authentics.
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Topps Authentics is clearly hoarding top young shortstops.
Cleveland Indians star Francisco Lindor is the latest player to sign on exclusively with Topps’ autographed memorabilia line after a rookie season that included a .313 average, 12 homers and 51 RBI in just 99 games last year. He finished second in the American League Rookie of the Year race to fellow shortstop and Topps Authentics player Carlos Correa.
His autographs will be found on oversized Chrome cards, jerseys, balls and bats as part of the deal and he joins a group that also includes Yankees pitcher Luis Severino, Red Sox pitcher Henry Owens and Braves third baseman Hector Olivera.
Topps Authentics has itself an Atlanta Brave.
Third baseman Hector Olivera was revealed as the next player who has signed an exclusive deal with Topps’ memorabilia division. His signed jerseys, balls, bats, oversized Chrome cards and more will only be found on Topps.com as part of the deal.
“I am so happy to be working with Topps,” Olivera said in a prepared release. “I’m honored that they wanted me to part of the Topps family. It’s a great opportunity and I look forward to seeing the excitement on baseball fans’ faces.”
Ichiro Suzuki is the newest and biggest name on the Topps Authentics roster and the memorabilia division of Topps revealed his first autographed items on Wednesday and it all starts at the beginning of his MLB career.
Up first? Autographed 8-by-10 versions of his memorable 2001 Bowman Chrome Rookie Card.
New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino is the latest Topps Authentics player and his autograph line debut arrived on Tuesday with a rainbow of 2016 Topps Chrome Jumbo Autos as well as signed memorabilia.
The Superfractor opened at $499.99, while the basic auto was $89.99. Four other colors were limited between five and 50 copies and priced in between.
Henry Owens made his big-league debut with the Boston Red Sox in 2015 and this year he’ll debut with a new team.
The Topps Authentics squad.
Topps revealed Owens as the latest exclusive member of its autographed memorabilia team on Wednesday. He joins reigning American League Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa and New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino. The company also teased that there will be more TA announcements to come.
“I’m very excited to be a part of this new endeavor with Topps,” Owens said. “First, being featured in their card products. Now a featured athlete for their Topps Authentics brand. Quite the honor.”
Topps Authentics now has an ace on its roster as New York Yankees rookie Luis Severino has signed a exclusive autographed memorabilia deal.
The right-hander’s autographed baseballs, jerseys, oversized cards and other memorabilia will only be signed for Topps Authentics going forward.
Topps Authentics previously launched with American League Rookie of the Year Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros as its core player. The autographed items for both players are initially sold only via Topps.com.