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Set of the Month

1987 K-Mart is a 33-card boxed set produced by Topps. The set celebrates the retailer's 25th Anniversary and has a design similar to the 1982 K-Mart set -- but printed on glossy cardstock. The set is subtitled, "Stars of the Decades" and is broken down into three, eleven-card subsets: 1960s (1-11), 1970s (12-22), and 1980s (23-33).

Previous Sets of the Month

2000 Ultimate Victory - 2009 Ultimate Collection - 2004 Topps Traded & Rookies - 2005 SP Authentic - 1993 Donruss - 1997 Collector's Choice Teams - 1989 Donruss All-Stars - 1986 Fleer League Leaders - 2016 Topps New Era - 2002 Studio - 2006 Upper Deck Special F/X - 2010 Finest - 2003 Topps Gallery - 1999 E-X Century - 2005 Topps Pristine Legends - 1995 Post Canada - 2009 Upper Deck X - 1994 Topps Traded - 2004 Upper Deck Vintage - 1995 Studio - 2005 Leaf - 1977 Topps Cloth Stickers - 1993 Cardtoons - 1998 Finest - 1984 Topps Traded - 1999 Topps Gold Label - 1997 Circa - 2001 SP Game Bat Milestone - 2004 Bowman - 1998 Topps Stars - 1992 Score

Just Released

2020 Panini Contenders is a 162-card set released October 30th. The brand has been reconfigured away from a "draft pick" product to include active Major League players, in addition to rookies, prospects, and draft picks. For the first time, Contenders will also be released to retail outlets.

The product does NOT have any active Major League players and as such, is not licensed by the MLB Players Association (even though Panini does have an MLBPA license).

Each pack contains three Purple parallels and an autograph.

2020 Topps Gold Label is a 300-card set released October 14th. 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.

2020 Triple Threads is a 100-card set released October 7th -- two weeks earlier than the previous year. Each seven-card Hobby pack will contain three base cards, two parallels, one triple Relic card serial-numbered to 36 copies or fewer, and an autograph or autographed relic serial-numbered to 99 copies or fewer.

2020 Topps Heritage Minor League is a 225-card set released October 7th. Topps went ahead with this release, despite the fact that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Minor League Baseball season was cancelled. Each 18-pack Hobby box will yield one relic and one autograph.

2020 Panini Chronicles is a 45-card set released September 25th. As with previous iterations of this product, Chronicles features an original base set along with inserts based off other Panini brands. Each six-pack Hobby box will contain three autographs and a game-used memorabilia card.

2020 Bowman Chrome was released September 18th 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.

2020 Topps Allen & Ginter is a 350-card set, released the week of September 16th -- two months later than its usual mid-Summer release. As usual, each 24-pack Hobby box will include three of the following: Autographs, Relics, Rip Cards, or A&G Originals.

2020 Stadium Club is a 300-card set released September 2nd. Due to COVID-19, Stadium Club was delayed from its traditional late-June release. Each 16-pack Hobby box will yield a pair of autographs.

2020 Bowman Transcendent was released August 26th. Only 100 sets were produced.

Each factory set contains the following:

One, 50-Card base set 30 Transcendent Autographs One, one-of-one, Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. Through the Years Autograph One, one-of-one, Yordan Alvarez Through the Years Autograph One, one-of-one, 1955 Bowman SuperFractor Autograph One, one-of-one, 1955 Bowman Oversized Cut Signature One PSA-graded Bowman Buyback A VIP Experience Invitation At present time, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the date and location of the VIP Experience has yet to be announced.

This is the second of four Transcendent products Topps is scheduled to release in 2020 and the first Bowman Transcendent set.

2020 Topps Five Star was released August 26th. All cards are autographed, and each box will contain two.

2020 Panini Immaculate was released August 21st. 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.

2020 Topps Archives was released the week of August 19th. The base set is 324 cards featuring designs from the 1955, 1974, and 2002 Topps sets.

2020 Bowman Sterling is a 50-card set supplemented by a 50-card "Prospects" set, released August 12th. As with previous Bowman Sterling sets, each pack will contain an autograph.

2020 Topps Chrome was released August 7th. Each Hobby box will yield two autographs, eight inserts and 12 Refractors while each Jumbo box will have five autos and eight Refractors.

2020 Topps Luminaries was released August 5th. Each box contains one autographed card serial-numbered to 15 copies or fewer.

2020 Topps Museum Collection is a 100-card set released July 29th. 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

2020 Donruss Optic was released July 22nd. As usual, Optic is a 200-card chromium-stock take on the 2020 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 autographed 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.

2020 Topps Sterling was released July 22nd. It is the first Topps Sterling set in ten years. Each two-card box contains two autographed game-used cards serial-numbered to 25 copies or less. Unlike previous iterations of this product, there is no base set. Every fourth box will yield a one-of-one.

We estimate 880 eight-box Hobby cases were produced.

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