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Set of the Month

2002 Topps American Pie is a 150-card set released in May, 2002. Dubbed the "Spirit of America Edition," the checklist features a mix of retired baseball players, celebrities, and historical events. There are no active players in the set, and as such, is not licensed by the MLBPA.

Previous Sets of the Month

1994 Flair - 2004 SPx - 1998 Topps Stars - 2003 Flair - 2012 Topps Heritage - 2000 Black Diamond Rookie Edition - 2004 Skybox LE - 2005 Topps Pristine Legends - 1987 Leaf - 2000 Pacific Invincible - 2005 Timeless Treasures - 1987 K-Mart - 2000 Ultimate Victory - 2009 Ultimate Collection - 2004 Topps Traded & Rookies - 2005 SP Authentic - 1993 Donruss - 1997 Collector's Choice Teams
Just Released

2021 Donruss Optic was released October 6th -- about a month and a half later than usual. As usual, Optic is a 207-card chromium-stock take on the 2021 Donruss set. Each 20-pack Hobby box will yield 20 inserts 10 parallels, and a pair of autographs.

Randomly seeded "Hot Boxes" will yield five autographs, or one serial-numbered parallel per pack.

"First off the Line" boxes were made available exclusively through paniniamerica.net. These boxes contain three autographs per box (one of which will be serial-numbered to 35 copies or fewer), a Pandora parallel serial-numbered to 99 in each pack, and a Cracked Ice parallel serial-numbered to seven per box.

2021 Spectra is a 182-card set released by Panini on October 1st. This is the product's debut as a stand-alone set in baseball, although it has appeared as an insert in Panini Chronicles, as well as other sports.

All cards are printed on a thick-gauge chromium cardstock. Each four-card pack will yield an autograph and a game-used card.

2021 Topps Gold Label is a 300-card set released October 1st. As with the Gold Label sets of the late-90s, the set features 100 different players on three different "Class" cards: 1, 2, and 3. Unfortunately, the holo-foil plastic cardstock the brand was known for in the 90s was not used -- regular paper stock was used instead.

Each box will yield one Framed Autograph.

2021 Bowman Sterling is a 51-card set supplemented by a 50-card "Prospects" set, released September 29th. As with previous Bowman Sterling sets, each pack will contain an autograph.

2021 Bowman Chrome was released September 22nd with a 100-card base set supplemented by a 100-card Prospects set. Each 12-pack Hobby box will yield a pair of autographs.

For the fourth consecutive year, HTA Choice boxes are available which contain three autographs and nothing else. New for 2021 are Hobby Lite boxes which do not guarantee an autograph.

2021 Topps Pro Debut is a 200-card Minor League set released August 25th. Each 24-pack Hobby box will yield four autographs.

2021 Panini Immaculate was released August 20th. All cards in the product are either autographs or game-used cards. Each six-card box is expected to yield four autographs and two game-used cards.

2021 Topps Chrome was released August 20th. Each Hobby box will yield two autographs, ten inserts and 12 Refractors while each Jumbo box will have five autos and twelve Refractors.

2021 Panini Prizm is a 250-card set released August 13th. Each 12-card Hobby pack will contain one Prizm parallel and one insert. Every fourth Hobby pack will yield an autograph.

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter is a 350-card set, released the week of August 11th. As usual, each 24-pack Hobby box will include three of the following: Autographs, Relics, Rip Cards, or A&G Originals.

2021 Topps Luminaries was released August 11th. Each box contains one autographed card serial-numbered to 20 copies or fewer.

2021 Topps Gypsy Queen is a 321-card set released July 16th -- delayed four months from its usual March release. Each 24-pack Hobby box will yield two autographs.

2021 Topps Museum Collection is a 100-card set released July 14th. Each pack will contain either an autograph or a relic. Each four-pack box will yield the following:

  • A Canvas Collection insert
  • Four parallels
  • A "premium" Relic
  • A Quad Relic
  • An Autograph
  • An Autographed Relic

2021 Topps Diamond Icons was released July 7th. Each ten-card box will contain: one Relic, seven autographs, and a pair of autographed Relics. Every other box will yield a cut signature. All cards are serial-numbered to 25 copies or fewer.

2021 Select was released June 30th. As with the previous year's product, all cards are printed on chromium stock. The 250-card base set is fractured into three levels.

Each 12-pack Hobby box will yield three Prizm parallels, five inserts, two autographs, and two game-used cards.

2021 Stadium Club is a 300-card set released June 23rd. Each 16-pack Hobby box will yield a pair of autographs.

2021 Absolute is a 175-card set released by Panini June 4th.

Each ten-card Hobby pack will yield four base cards, one parallel, two inserts, one memorabilia card, and two autographs.

2021 Finest is a 125-card set released by Topps on June 4th. Each box will yield two autographs.

Newest Pages
  1. 2021 Topps Chrome Ben Baller Edition
  2. 2021 Bowman Transcendent
  3. 2021 Topps Five Star
  4. 2021 Bowman Platinum
  5. 2021 Triple Threads
  6. 2021 Topps Rip
  7. 2021 Topps Update
  8. 2021 Bowman Chrome X
  9. 2021 Donruss Optic
  10. 2021 Spectra
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