2007 Finest

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Description

2007 Finest Baseball is a 166-card set issued by Topps, exclusively to Hobby outlets, in March, 2007. The first 135 cards feature veteran players while cards numbered 135-166 make up a group of 2007 rookies. The final 16 cards (#151-#166) are only available autographed, and seeded at the rate of one in every third six-pack mini-box.

Distribution

Five cards per pack. Three, six-pack, mini-boxes plus a two-card Ryan Howard's Finest Moments pack per Hobby box (MSRP: $50 per mini-box). Hobby only.

Reviews

Insertion Ratios

Cards Total Cards Numbered To Odds per Mini-Box
Base 166 - ?
short set 150 - 5:1
Autographed Rookies 16 - 1:3
Rookie Variations 30 439 1:5
Rookie Variations Refractor 30 149 1:13
Rookie Variations X-Fractor 30 50 1:39
Rookie Variations Gold Refractor 30 one-of-one 1:1975
Rookie Redemptions 10 - 1:3
Refractor 150 - 2:1
Blue Refractor 150 399 1:1
Green Refractor 150 199 1:2
Black Refractor 150 99 1:4
Gold Refractor 150 50 1:8
X-Fractor 150 25 1:16
White-Framed X-Fractor 150 one-of-one 1:385
Die-cut SuperFractor 150 one-of-one 1:385
Printing Plates 150 four-for-each 1:100
Autographed Rookie Refractor 16 399 1:10
Autographed Rookie Blue Refractor 16 299 1:13
Autographed Rookie Green Refractor 16 199 1:19
Autographed Rookie Black Refractor 16 99 1:37
Autographed Rookie Gold Refractor 16 49 1:74
Autographed Rookie X-Fractor 16 25 1:144
Autographed Rookie White Framed X-Fractor 16 one-of-one 1:3582
Autographed Rookie Die-Cut SuperFractor 16 one-of-one 1:3582
Autographed Rookie Printing Plates 16 four-for-each 1:896
Rookie Finest Moments 50 - 2:1
Rookie Finest Moments Refractor 50 - 1:1
Rookie Finest Moments Blue Refractor 50 299 1:4
Rookie Finest Moments Green Refractor 50 199 1:6
Rookie Finest Moments Black Refractor 50 99 1:12
Rookie Finest Moments Gold Refractor 50 50 1:23
Rookie Finest Moments X-Fractor 50 25 1:46
Rookie Finest Moments White Framed X-Fractor 50 one-of-one 1:1156
Rookie Finest Moments SuperFractor 50 one-of-one 1:1156
Rookie Finest Moments Framed Printing Plates 50 four-for-each 1:289
Ryan Howard's Finest Moments 58 459 2-per box loader pack
Ryan Howard's Finest Moments Refractor 58 149 1:3 box loader packs
Ryan Howard's Finest Moments X-Fractor 58 50 1:7 box loader packs
Ryan Howard's Finest Moments Gold Refractor 58 one-of-one 1:329 box loader packs
Rookie Finest Moments Autographs 30 - 1:5
Rookie Finest Moments Autographs Refractors 30 25 1:77
Rookie Finest Moments Autographs SuperFractors 30 one-of-one 1:1975
Rookie Finest Moments Autographs Framed Printing Plates 30 four-for-each 1:482
Rookie Finest Moments Dual Autograph 25 74 1:32
Rookie Finest Moments Dual Autograph Refractor 25 25 1:77
Rookie Finest Moments Dual Autograph Gold Refractor 25 one-of-one 1:2387
Mickey Mantle Cut Signature 1 one-of-one ?
Mickey Mantle Cut Signature Framed Printing Plates 1 four-for-each ?

Checklist

Base Set

1 David Wright

2 Jered Weaver

3 Chipper Jones

4 Magglio Ordonez

5 Ben Sheets

6 Nick Johnson

7 Melvin Mora

8 Chien-Ming Wang

9 Andre Either

10 Carlos Beltran

11 Ryan Zimmerman

12 Troy Glaus

13 Hanley Ramirez

14 Mark Buehrle

15 Dan Uggla

16 Richie Sexson

17 Scott Kazmir

18 Garrett Atkins

19 Matt Cain

20 Jorge Posada

21 Brett Myers

22 Jeff Francoeur

23 Scott Rolen

24 Derrek Lee

25 Manny Ramirez

26 Johnny Damon

27 Mark Teixeira

28 Mark Prior

29 Victor Martinez

30 Greg Maddux

31 Prince Fielder

32 Jeremy Bonderman

33 Paul LoDuca

34 Brandon Webb

35 Robinson Cano

36 Josh Beckett

37 David DeJesus

38 Kenny Rogers

39 Jim Thome

40 Brian McCann

41 Lance Berkman

42 Adam Dunn

43 Rocco Baldelli

44 Brian Roberts

45 Vladimir Guerrero

46 Dontrelle Willis

47 Eric Chavez

48 Carlos Zambrano

49 Ivan Rodriguez

50 Alex Rodriguez

51 Curt Schilling

52 Carlos Delgado

53 Matt Holliday

54 Mark Teahen

55 Frank Thomas

56 Grady Sizmore

57 Aramis Ramirez

58 Rafael Furcal

59 David Ortiz

60 Paul Konerko

61 Barry Zito

62 Travis Hafner

63 Nick Swisher

64 Johan Santana

65 Miguel Tejada

66 Carl Crawford

67 Kenji Johjima

68 Derek Jeter

69 Francisco Liriano

70 Ken Griffey, Jr.

71 Pat Burrell

72 Adrian Gonzalez

73 Miguel Cabrera

74 Albert Pujols

75 Justin Verlander

76 Carlos Lee

77 John Smoltz

78 Orlando Hudson

79 Joe Mauer

80 Freddy Sanchez

81 Bobby Abreu

82 Pedro Martinez

83 Vernon Wells

84 Justin Morneau

85 Bill Hall

86 Jason Schmidt

87 Michael Young

88 Tadahito Iguchi

89 Kevin Millwood

90 Randy Johnson

91 Roy Halladay

92 Mike Lowell

93 Jake Peavy

94 Jason Varitek

95 Todd Helton

96 Mark Loretta

97 Gary Matthews, Jr.

98 Ryan Howard

99 Jose Reyes

100 Chris Carpenter

101 Hideki Matsui

102 Brian Giles

103 Torii Hunter

104 Rich Harden

105 Ichiro

106 Chase Utley

107 Nick Markakis

108 Marcus Giles

109 Gary Sheffield

110 Jim Edmonds

111 Brandon Phillips

112 Roy Oswalt

113 Jeff Kent

114 Jason Bay

115 Raul Ibanez

116 Stephen Drew

117 Hank Blalock

118 Tom Glavine

119 Andruw Jones

120 Alfonso Soriano

121 Mariano Rivera

122 Garett Anderson

123 Erik Bedard UER (mispelled "Erick")

124 Huston Street

125 Austin Kearns

126 Jermaine Dye

127 C.C. Sabathia

128 Joe Nathan

129 Craig Monroe

130 Aubrey Huff

131 Billy Wagner

132 Jorge Cantu

133 Trevor Hoffman

134 Ronnie Belliard

135 B.J. Ryan

136 Adam Lind (RC)

137 Hector Gimenez (RC)

138 Shawn Riggans (RC)

139 Joaquin Arias (RC)

140 Drew Anderson RC

141 Mike Rabelo RC

142 Chris Narveson (RC)

143 Ryan Feierbrand (RC)

144 Vinny Rottino (RC)

145 Jon Knott (RC)

146 Oswaldo Navarro RC

147 Brian Stokes (RC)

148 Glen Perkins (RC)

149 Mitch Maier RC

150 Delmon Young (RC)


Autographed Rookies

NOTE: Card #162 (and all it's Refractor parallels) packed out as an exchange card which expired February 28, 2009.

151 Andrew Miller AU RC

152 Troy Tulowitzki AU (RC)

153 Philip Humber AU (RC)

154 Kevin Kouzmanoff AU (RC)

155 Michael Bourn AU (RC)

156 Miguel Montero AU (RC)

157 David Murphy AU (RC)

158 Ryan Sweeney AU (RC)

159 Jeff Baker AU (RC)

160 Jeff Salazar AU (RC)

161 Jose Garcia AU RC EXCH

162 Josh Fields AU (RC)

163 Delwyn Young AU (RC)

164 Fred Lewis AU (RC)

165 Scott Moore AU (RC)

166 Chris Stewart AU RC


Gimmicks

Cards #135-#150 are available two different in two different photo variations. Each variation is serial-numbered to 439 copies, and available in the following Refractor parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 149 copies)
  • X-Fractor (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (one-of-one)

136a Adam Lind (bat up)

136b Adam Lind (Bat Out)

137b Hector Gimenez (Batting)

137a Hector Gimenez (posed)

138b Shawn Riggans (w/Glove)

138a Shawn Riggans (w/Bat)

139b Joaquin Arias (throwing)

139a Joaquin Arias (w/Bat)

140b Drew Anderson (w/Glove)

140a Drew Anderson (Running Away)

141b Mike Rabelo (bat up)

141a Mike Rabelo (Bat on Shoulder)

142b Chris Narveson (w/Glove)

142a Chris Narveson (Portrait)

143b Ryan Feierbrand (Pitching)

143a Ryan Feierbrand (Catching)

144a Vinny Rottino (Swinging)

144b Vinny Rottino (Fielding)

145a Jon Knott (Running)

145b Jon Knott (w/Bat)

146a Oswaldo Navarro (Posed Shot)

146b Oswaldo Navarro (Swinging)

147a Brian Stokes (in the Windup)

147b Brian Stokes (throwing)

148a Glen Perkins (in the Windup)

148b Glen Perkins (w/Jacket)

149a Mitch Maier (Playing in Outfield)

149b Mitch Maier (On Deck)

150a Delmon Young (Running)

150b Delmon Young (Portrait)


Parallels

Refractors

All 150 non-autographed base cards are available in the following Refractor parallels.

  • Refractor
  • Blue Refractor (serial-numbered to 399 copies)
  • Green Refractor (serial-numbered to 199 copies)
  • Black Refractor (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • X-Fractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • White-Framed X-Fractor (one-of-one)
  • Die-cut SuperFractor (one-of-one)
  • Printing Plates (four-for-each)

Autographed Rookie Refractors

The 16 Autographed Rookies are available in the following Refractor parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 399 copies)
  • Blue Refractor (serial-numbered to 299 copies)
  • Green Refractor (serial-numbered to 199 copies)
  • Black Refractor (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (serial-numbered to 49 copies)
  • X-Fractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • White-Framed X-Fractor (one-of-one)
  • Die-cut SuperFractor (one-of-one)
  • Printing Plates (four-for-each)

Mirrors

Ryan Howard's Finest Moments

Each sealed 2007 Finest Hobby box contained as a box topper, a pack of two cards from a 58-card Ryan Howard's Finest Moments mirror set. There is one card for each of the 58 home runs Howard hit in his NL MVP 2006 season, and each card is serial-numbered to 459 copies. Like all mirror sets, the exact same photo is used on all 58 cards.

Each card is also available in the following Refractor parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 149 copies)
  • X-Fractor (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (one-of-one)

For brevity's sake, all 58 cards in the set are not individually checklisted.

Inserts

Rookie Finest Moments

This 50-card set is randomly seeded at the rate of two per six-pack mini box, and is available in the following Refractor parallels.

  • Refractors (one-per mini-box)
  • Blue Refractors (serial-numbered to 299 copies)
  • Green Refractors (serial-numbered to 199 copies)
  • Black Refractors (serial-numbered to 99 copies)
  • Gold Refractors (serial-numbered to 50 copies)
  • X-Fractors (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • White Framed X-Fractors (one-of-one)
  • SuperFractors (one-of-one)
  • Framed Pringting Plates (four-for-each)

RFM-AD Adam Dunn

RFM-AE Andre Ethier

RFM-AJ Andruw Jones

RFM-AP Albert Pujols

RFM-AR Alex Rodriguez

RFM-AS Anibal Sanchez

RFM-AW Adam Wainwright

RFM-CB Carlos Beltran

RFM-CC Carl Crawford

RFM-CH Cole Hamels

RFM-CJ Chipper Jones

RFM-CQ Carlos Quentin

RFM-DJ Derek Jeter

RFM-DL Derrek Lee

RFM-DO David Ortiz

RFM-DU Dan Uggla

RFM-DW David Wright

RFM-DWW Dontrelle Willis

RFM-FL Francisco Liriano

RFM-HM Hideki Matsui

RFM-HR Hanley Ramirez

RFM-IK Ian Kinsler

RFM-IS Ichiro

RFM-JB Jason Bay

RFM-JBA Josh Barfield

RFM-JH Jason Hirsh

RFM-JM Joe Mauer

RFM-JP Jonathan Papelbon

RFM-JR Jose Reyes

RFM-JS Jeremy Sowers

RFM-JST Brian Stokes

RFM-JV Justin Verlander

RFM-JW Jered Weaver

RFM-KG Ken Griffey, Jr.

RFM-KJ Kenji Johjima

RFM-MC Miguel Cabrera

RFM-MCA Melky Cabrera

RFM-MK Matt Kemp

RFM-MN Mike Napoli

RFM-MP Mike Piazza

RFM-MR Manny Ramirez

RFM-MT Miguel Tejada

RFM-NC Nelson Cruz

RFM-NG Nomar Garciaparra

RFM-NM Nick Markakis

RFM-PF Prince Fielder

RFM-RH Ryan Howard

RFM-RM Russ Martin

RFM-SD Stephen Drew

RFM-VG Vladimir Guerrero


Rookie Redemption

Randomly inserted at the rate of one in three mini-boxes were 10 mystery redemption cards. During the 2007 season, as new 2007 rookies made an impact in the majors, Topps would announce the players each card was good for. All cards could be redeemed until December 31, 2007. Card #10 is only available autographed.

NOTE: Despite the presence of the "ROOKIE CARD" icon on each redemption card, none of the cards in this set are considered "true" rookies.

1 Hideki Okajima

2 Elijah Dukes

3 Akinori Iwamura

4 Tim Lincecum

5 Daisuke Matsuzaka

6 Ryan Braun

7 Daisuke Matsuzaka / Hideki Okajima

8 Justin Upton

9 Philip Hughes

10 Joba Chamberlain AU


Autographs & Game-Used

Rookie Finest Moments Autographs

Each Rookie Finest Moments Autograph is available in the following Refractor parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • SuperFractor (one-of-one)
  • Printing Plates (four-for-each)

AR Alex Rodriguez

AS Anibal Sanchez

AW Adam Wainwright

BP Brandon Phillips

BW Brad Wilkerson

CH Cole Hamels

CJ Chuck James

CQ Carlos Quentin

DO David Ortiz

DU Dan Uggla

DW David Wright

DWW Dontrelle Willis

DY Delmon Young

ES Ervin Santana

FC Fausto Carmona

HR Hanley Ramirez

JM Justin Morneau

JN Joe Nathan

JP Jonathan Papelbon

LM Lastings Milledge

MC Melky Cabrera

MN Mike Napoli

MTC Matt Cain

RC Robinson Cano

RH Rich Hill

RH Ryan Howard

RM Russ Martin

RZ Ryan Zimmerman

TH Travis Hafner

YP Yusmeiro Petit


Dual

Each Finest Moment Dual Autograph is serial-numbered to 74 copies and available in the following Refractor parallels.

  • Refractor (serial-numbered to 25 copies)
  • Gold Refractor (one-of-one)

NOTE: Card #UW packed out as an exchange card, which expired February 28, 2009.

BM Jason Bay / Justin Morneau

CC Eric Chavez / Miguel Cabrera

CK Nelson Cruz / Matt Kemp

CR Matt Cain / Anthony Reyes

CY Robinson Cano / Michael Young

HJ Rich Hill / Josh Johnson

HM Cole Hamels / Brett Myers

HR Travis Hafner / Manny Ramirez

JH Chuck James / Cole Hamels

MC Lastings Milledge / Melky Cabrera

MG Russ Martin / Ryan Garko

MK Lastings Milledge / Matt Kemp

MN Kendry Morales / Mike Napoli

MNA Russ Martin / Mike Napoli

OP Roy Oswalt / Mark Prior

PO Yusmeiro Petit / Scott Olsen

PP Jonathan Papelbon / Dustin Pedroia

RP Mariano Rivera / Jorge Posada

RU Hanley Ramirez / Dan Uggla

UG Dan Uggla / Marcus Giles

US Dan Uggla / Anibal Sanchez

UW Chase Utley / David Wright EXCH

VE Justin Verlander / Hanley Ramirez

WW Chien-Ming Wang / Brandon Webb

ZC Joel Zumaya / Fausto Carmona


Mantle Cut Signature

There were five Mickey Mantle Cut Signature cards inserted into packs of 2007 Finest. One "plain vanilla" cut, and four Printing Plate cuts.

MM Mickey Mantle