Look for Autographs inserted 1:56 packs. Find exclusive Mickey Mantle Collection cards, including Relics and Home Run History Cut Signature Cards and Declaration of Independence Cut Signatures!
Rookie Card Logo: Alex Gordon, Jason Botts, Jeff Mathis, Ryan Garko, Bryan Bullington, Fausto Carmona, Francisco Liriano, Joe Saunders. (The preceding players all have RC's in previous years sets).
WELCOME HOME! MICKEY MANTLE, EXCLUSIVE TO TOPPS, RETURNS IN THE MANTLE COLLECTION! INCLUDES TOPPS EXCLUSIVE RELICS AND HOME RUN HISTORY CUT-SIGNATURE!
ALSO LOOKFOR DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE CUT-SIGNATURES! THE POPULAR CUT-SIGNATURE PROGRAM CONTINUES, THIS TIME WITH CUT-SIGNATURES FROM 50 SIGNERS OF THEDECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE!
TOPPS EXCLUSIVE! BARRY BONDS HOME RUN HISTORY CONTINUESAND THE HOME RUN COUNTDOWN BEGINS!
LOOK FOR 2005 WORLD SERIES CHAMPION CHICAGO WHITE SOX RELICS!
TOPPS ALL-TIME ROOKIE OF THE WEEK PROMOTION - PROMOTING PACK-RIPPING ATSTORES, COLLECTORS LOOK FOR THE NEW MLB ROOKIE LOGO TO RECEIVE EACH WEEK'S TOPPS ALL-TIME ROOKIE OFTHE WEEK - SOME OF THE GREATEST ROOKIE CARDS EVER!!
TOPPS ALL-TIME ROOKIE OF THE WEEKPROMOTION:
25 of the Greatest Players go back to their First At-Bat Week after Week!
Big Debuts - Fantastic Premiers - Names in Lights!This year, Rookies are making a bigger impact thanever in Major League Baseball, and in the sightsof collectors and fans. So for 25 weeks during the2006 season, Topps is putting Rookies in the spotlight - a grand retrospective of the greatest players on designs from their Rookie Years!
- Runs from the release of 2006 Topps Baseball Series 1 to the All-Star Break!
- Featuresthe Greatest Players on vintage Topps designs fromtheir Rookie Years!
- Offers a new Rookie every week through pack-ripping at the store. Collectors look for the new MLB Rookie logo to receive each week's Topps All-Time Rookie of the Week card!
- Includes a 25-card checklist of the Best Topps Rookie cards of All Time!
-Kicks off and ends with special cards featuring Topps Exclusive Spokesman Mickey Mantle!
-Topps All-Time Rookie of the Week program will receive heavy advertising and sales support in card trade publications, as well as on key POS pieces such as countertop stands, postcards and danglers!~;~
BASE CARDS (330 cards)
241 Veterans, 35 Rookies with new Rookie designation, 15Team Cards, 15 Managers, 18 Gold Glove Award Winners, 2 Cy Young Award Winners, 2 League MVPs, and 2Rookies of the Year!
THE MANTLE COLLECTION (52 total subjects)
The Mantle Collection (10) - 10 unique cards featuring history's most famous switch hitter, based on Topps designs from 1996-2005!
The Mantle Collection Gold Parallel (10) - tiered parallel with gold borders, sequentially #'d
1996 design - seq #'d to 77!
1997 design - seq #'d to177!
1998 design - seq #'d to 277!
1999 design - seq #'d to 377!
2000 design - seq#'d to 477!
2001 design - seq #'d to 577!
2002 design - seq #'d to 677!
2003 design - seq #'d to 777!
2004 design - seq #'d to 877!
2005 design - seq #'d to 977!
~;~HTA Exclusive! The Mantle Collection Black Parallel (10) - Each design will also appear withblack borders in a HTA exclusive parallel versionseq #'d to 7!
The Mantle Collection Relics (10) - Featuring a relic from the Yankeecenterfielder - sequentially #'d
1996 design- seq #'d to 77!
1997 design - seq #'d to 87!
1998 design - seq #'d to 97!
1999 design - seq #'d to 107!
2000 design - seq #'d to 117!
2001 design - seq #'d to 127!
~;~2002 design - seq #'d to 137!
2003 design- seq #'d to 147!
2004 design - seq #'d to 157!
2005 design - seq #'d to 167!
HTA Exclusive! The Mantle Collection Relics BlackParallel (10) - Each relic design will also appear with black borders in a HTA exclusive parallel version seq #'d to 7!
Mantle Home Run History (1) - this single card features hisfirst home run and is the first in a series to commemorate Mantle's career home runs that will appear in future sets!
HTA Exclusive! MantleHome Run History Cut-Signature (1) - #'d 1 of 1! The select home run history card also appearsin a version featuring an authentic Mickey MantleAutograph, cut from a real document!
BARRY BONDS HOME RUN CARDS (64 total subjects)~;~Barry Bonds Home Run History #661-708 (48) Picking up where Topps Updates & Highlights leftoff!
Home Run Countdown Contest Cards(1620 cards) Predict when Bonds will hit HomeRun #715! There will be one contest card for eachinning, plus one extra innings card of all 162 games. Find the card that shows the inning of the game in which Barry beats the record, and you will win the Home Run Countdown Contest Grand Prize!
Home Run Countdown Grand Prize (16) - The fan who finds the card with the game and inningin which Bonds hits the 715th home run will receive a complete 16-card master set of Barry Bonds Home Run Countdown Autographed Relics commemoratingBonds' career Home Runs # 700-715!
COMBINED INSERTION RATE: AUTOGRAPHED/RELIC CARDS - INSERTED HTA 1:48 PACKS!
AUTOGRAPHED CARDS (>37 total subjects) - HTA 1:56 packs
Topps Autographs (37) - Featuring 37 Veterans, Prospects and Retired Players!
Team Topps Legends Autographs! (TBD subjects) - Retired players from Team Topps Legends!
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE (107 total subjects) In 1776 56 American pioneers of democracy changed the course of history, and now Topps is making a historic move by including these forefathersin a baseball set. All cut signatures are piecesof history, authenticated by PSA/DNA and cut fromreal centuries old documents - the same signaturesthat appear on the Declaration of Independence! ~;~Signers of the Declaration of Independence Inserts (56) - 56 cards featuring the men who signed the Declaration of Independence; each card featuresa piece of a picture that completes a Declarationof Independence puzzle.
Declaration ofIndependence Cuts (50) - #'d 1 of 1! Signatures from the signers of the Declaration of Independence, cut from real documents! King of EnglandCut (1) - #'d 1 of 1! Authentic cut signaturefrom King George III, from whom the United Statesdeclared independence.
RELIC CARDS (16subjects)
World Series Champion Relics (16) Featuring relics from members of the 2005 World Champion Chicago White Sox!
PARALLEL CARDS (990 total subjects)
NEW!Platinum Parallel (330) - #'d 1 of 1!
HTA Exclusive! Black-Bordered Parallel (330) - seq #'dto 55
Gold-Bordered Parallel (330) - seq #'dto 2006
INSERT CARDS (80 total subjects) - HTA 1:2 packs
Hobby Exclusive! Hobby Masters (20)
Own The Game (30)
TeamLogo Window Cling (30) - window clings from all 30 Major League Teams!
HTA EXCLUSIVE PRINTING PLATES (330 subjects)
HTA Exclusive! Printing Plates (1320 plates) - 4 per player -all 1 of 1's!