1996 SP

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1996 SP box

Description

1996 SP is a 188 card set. The first 20 cards make up a "Premier Prospects" subset, while cards #21-#185 display unique player photos with an outer wood-grain border and inner thin platinum foil border as well as a small inset player shot.

Distribution

30 packs per box, eight cards per pack (MSRP: $4.19). Hobby only.

Reviews

Insertion Ratios

Cards Total Cards Numbered To Hobby Odds
Base 188 - ?
Holoview F/X 47 - 1:5
Holoview Special F/X 47 - 1:75
Marquee Matchups 20 - 1:5
Marquee Matchups Die-Cut 20 - 1:61
Cal Ripken, Jr. Collection 5 - 1:45
Baseball Heroes 10 - 1:96

Checklist

Promos

These eight cards were distributed to collectors at the 1996 MLB All-Star FanFest to promote the upcoming 1996 SP Baseball set. The cards are identical to their base set counterparts, with the exception of a 1996 All-Star Game logo on the front.

1 Ken Griffey, Jr.

2 Frank Thomas

3 Albert Belle

4 Mo Vaughn

5 Barry Bonds

6 Mike Piazza

7 Matt Williams

8 Sammy Sosa


Base Set

1 Rey Ordonez PP

2 George Arias PP

3 Osvaldo Fernandez PP

4 Darin Erstad PP RC

5 Paul Wilson PP

6 Richard Hidalgo PP

7 Justin Thompson PP

8 Jimmy Haynes PP

9 Edgar Renteria PP

10 Ruben Rivera PP

11 Chris Snopek PP

12 Billy Wagner PP

13 Mike Grace PP RC

14 Todd Greene PP

15 Karim Garcia PP

16 John Wasdin PP

17 Jason Kendall PP

18 Bob Abreu PP

19 Jermaine Dye PP

20 Jason Schmidt PP

21 Javy Lopez

22 Ryan Klesko

23 Tom Glavine

24 John Smoltz

25 Greg Maddux

26 Chipper Jones

27 Fred McGriff

28 Dave Justice

29 Roberto Alomar

30 Cal Ripken, Jr.

31 B.J. Surhoff

32 Bobby Bonilla

33 Mike Mussina

34 Randy Myers

35 Rafael Palmeiro

36 Brady Anderson

37 Tim Naehring

38 Jose Canseco

39 Roger Clemens

40 Mo Vaughn

41 John Valentin

42 Kevin Mitchell

43 Chili Davis

44 Garret Anderson

45 Tim Salmon

46 Chuck Finley

47 Troy Percival

48 Jim Abbott

49 J.T. Snow

50 Jim Edmonds

51 Sammy Sosa

52 Brian McRae

53 Ryne Sandberg

54 Jaime Navarro

55 Mark Grace

56 Harold Baines

57 Robin Ventura

58 Tony Phillips

59 Alex Fernandez

60 Frank Thomas

61 Ray Durham

62 Bret Boone

63 Reggie Sanders

64 Pete Schourek

65 Barry Larkin

66 John Smiley

67 Carlos Baerga

68 Jim Thome

69 Eddie Murray

70 Albert Belle

71 Dennis Martinez

72 Jack McDowell

73 Kenny Lofton

74 Manny Ramirez

75 Dante Bichette

76 Vinny Castilla

77 Andres Galarraga

78 Walt Weiss

79 Ellis Burks

80 Larry Walker

81 Cecil Fielder

82 Melvin Nieves

83 Travis Fryman

84 Chad Curtis

85 Alan Trammell

86 Gary Sheffield

87 Charles Johnson

88 Andre Dawson

89 Jeff Conine

90 Greg Colbrunn

91 Derek Bell

92 Brian L. Hunter

93 Doug Drabek

94 Craig Biggio

95 Jeff Bagwell

96 Kevin Appier

97 Jeff Montgomery

98 Michael Tucker

99 Bip Roberts

100 Johnny Damon

101 Eric Karros

102 Raul Mondesi

103 Ramon Martinez

104 Ismael Valdes

105 Mike Piazza

106 Hideo Nomo

107 Chan Ho Park

108 Ben McDonald

109 Kevin Seitzer

110 Greg Vaughn

111 Jose Valentin

112 Rick Aguilera

113 Marty Cordova

114 Brad Radke

115 Kirby Puckett

116 Chuck Knoblauch

117 Paul Molitor

118 Pedro Martinez

119 Mike Lansing

120 Rondell White

121 Moises Alou

122 Mark Grudzielanek

123 Jeff Fassero

124 Rico Brogna

125 Jason Isringhausen

126 Jeff Kent

127 Bernard Gilkey

128 Todd Hundley

129 David Cone

130 Andy Pettitte

131 Wade Boggs

132 Paul O'Neill

133 Ruben Sierra

134 John Wetteland

135 Derek Jeter

136 Geronimo Berroa

137 Terry Steinbach

138 Ariel Prieto

139 Scott Brosius

140 Mark McGwire

141 Lenny Dykstra

142 Todd Zeile

143 Benito Santiago

144 Mickey Morandini

145 Gregg Jefferies

146 Denny Neagle

147 Orlando Merced

148 Charlie Hayes

149 Carlos Garcia

150 Jay Bell

151 Ray Lankford

152 Alan Benes / Andy Benes

153 Dennis Eckersley

154 Gary Gaetti

155 Ozzie Smith

156 Ron Gant

157 Brian Jordan

158 Ken Caminiti

159 Rickey Henderson

160 Tony Gwynn

161 Wally Joyner

162 Andy Ashby

163 Steve Finley

164 Glenallen Hill

165 Matt Williams

166 Barry Bonds

167 William VanLandingham

168 Rod Beck

169 Randy Johnson

170 Ken Griffey, Jr.

171 Alex Rodriguez

172 Edgar Martinez

173 Jay Buhner

174 Russ Davis

175 Juan Gonzalez

176 Mickey Tettleton

177 Will Clark

178 Ken Hill

179 Dean Palmer

180 Ivan Rodriguez

181 Carlos Delgado

182 Alex Gonzalez

183 Shawn Green

184 Juan Guzman

185 Joe Carter

186 Hideo Nomo CL

187 Cal Ripken, Jr. CL

188 Ken Griffey, Jr. CL


Inserts

Holoview F/X

This 48-card set features a color action player cutout on a gold foil background with a "holoview" diamond shaped insert containing a black-and-white player portrait. A die-cut "red" parallel version was also produced.

NOTE: A 49th card of Alex Rodriguez was also produced, but was inserted into 1997 SP packs.

1 Greg Maddux

2 Eric Karros

3 Mike Piazza

4 Raul Mondesi

5 Hideo Nomo

6 Jim Edmonds

7 Jason Isringhausen

8 Jay Buhner

9 Barry Larkin

10 Ken Griffey, Jr.

11 Gary Sheffield

12 Craig Biggio

13 Paul Wilson

14 Rondell White

15 Chipper Jones

16 Kirby Puckett

17 Ron Gant

18 Wade Boggs

19 Fred McGriff

20 Cal Ripken, Jr.

21 Jason Kendall

22 Johnny Damon

23 Kenny Lofton

24 Roberto Alomar

25 Barry Bonds

26 Dante Bichette

27 Mark McGwire

28 Rafael Palmeiro

29 Juan Gonzalez

30 Albert Belle

31 Randy Johnson

32 Jose Canseco

33 Sammy Sosa

34 Eddie Murray

35 Frank Thomas

36 Tom Glavine

37 Matt Williams

38 Roger Clemens

39 Paul Molitor

40 Tony Gwynn

41 Mo Vaughn

42 Tim Salmon

43 Manny Ramirez

44 Jeff Bagwell

45 Edgar Martinez

46 Rey Ordonez

47 Osvaldo Fernandez

48 Derek Jeter


Marquee Matchups

This 20-card set highlights two superstars' cards with a common matching stadium background photograph in a blue border done in the style of Wrigley Field's famous marquee. A die-cut red bordered parallel is also available.

MM1 Ken Griffey, Jr.

MM2 Hideo Nomo

MM3 Derek Jeter

MM4 Rey Ordonez

MM5 Tim Salmon

MM6 Mike Piazza

MM7 Mark McGwire

MM8 Barry Bonds

MM9 Cal Ripken, Jr.

MM10 Greg Maddux

MM11 Albert Belle

MM12 Barry Larkin

MM13 Jeff Bagwell

MM14 Juan Gonzalez

MM15 Frank Thomas

MM16 Sammy Sosa

MM17 Mike Mussina

MM18 Chipper Jones

MM19 Roger Clemens

MM20 Fred McGriff


Ripken Collection

See 1996 Upper Deck Ripken Collection

Baseball Heroes

Baseball Heroes is a continuation of the anthology started in 1990 featuring ten of the top players in baseball. Much like the "Future Heroes" insert in 1993 Upper Deck, this year's Baseball Heroes honors nine current players, plus one un-numbered "header" card.

82 Frank Thomas

83 Albert Belle

84 Barry Bonds

85 Chipper Jones

86 Hideo Nomo

87 Mike Piazza

88 Manny Ramirez

89 Greg Maddux

90 Ken Griffey, Jr.

NNO Ken Griffey, Jr.