With Topps football releasing on the 8th I thought I would post a ton of pictures I have been gathering.This years Topps is loaded based on early retail breaks.I am eagerly awaiting the hobby release.
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Topps previews National Wrapper Redemptions.
Here are pics of the Gypsy Queen Wrapper Redemption cards for Bryce Harper and Robert Griffin III.
2012 Topps Triple Threads Football preview pictures
Topps released some mock ups for 2012 Topps Triple Threads today.It looks to be the same product as it always is.No major changes from the previous years are noticable in the mock ups.
2012 Topps Mini
Topps announced via Beckett today that they will be rolling out a mini version of the 2012 Topps set similar to what they did in 1975.This will be packaged 24 packs to a box with 10 cards per pack.Both Series will be included in packs.The box states collect all 661 cards which leads one to believe that the Harper rookie will be included as well.Each box will contain one relic or autographed card.
Here is the kicker though,It will only be available via www.shoptopps.com .This is the second product Topps has released exclusively through the website.In 2011 they released Topps Magic Football through the site.
New 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter pictures!
Topps released these pictures for 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter.One features a Dracula “autograph” which is 2 bloody fang marks on the card.The other is a card of the fire breather.You can always count on Allen & Ginter to keep things fresh and interesting.
2012 Topps Strata Football
While details on this release a few and far between one thing is very clear.This may be the most visually appealing set Topps has released for football in many years.
2012 Topps Series 2 Variations Checklist and Pictures.
The images have been borrowed from www.cardboardconnection.com .
My first impression is I am not impressed overall.The handful of Legends seem out of place.The seldom seen photos used are the highlight here.
2012 Topps Series 2 Baseball Short Prints and Variations Gallery
30. Derek Jeter – Celebrating with Team
30. Joe DiMaggio
80. David Price – with Trophy
85. Jason Heyward – Throwback Jersey
158. Josh Reddick – Rookie Cup
207. J.P. Arencibia – Rookie Cup
273. David Freese – Rally Squirrel
273. Stan Musial
280. Ryan Howard – Back of Jersey
330. Matt Kemp – Beast Mode Shirt
330. Willie Mays
331. Albert Pujols – Wearing Suit, Waving
331. Babe Ruth
350. Evan Longoria – Signing Autographs
398. Buster Posey – San Francisco Trolley
430. Felix Hernandez – as Larry Bernandez
462. Brett Lawrie – Pie in the Face
497. Andrew McCutchen – with Mascot
497. Roberto Clemente
537. Ichiro – Wearing Sunglasses
540. Dustin Pedroia – Standing on Field, American Flag
600. Clayton Kershaw – Wearing Brooklyn Dodgers Jersey
639. Justin Verlander – Holding Two No-Hit Balls
650. Prince Fielder – Signing Autographs
660. Yu Darvish – Throwing Left-Handed, Warm-Ups
661. Bryce Harper
2012 Topps Tier One Bat Knobs
I took these pictures from a post on freedom cardboard.com .This should be a huge hit on the secondary market.Tons of big names are included in this set.
2012 Topps Allen & Ginter Uncut sheets
Here are some uncut sheets from 2012 Topps Allen & Ginter.I always liked these sneek peeks right from the printer.