NEW for 2011:
- First Panini appearance of MLBPA stars such as Josh Hamilton, Clayton Kershaw, Justin Verlander, Eric Hosmer and others!
- Look for the first Elite Extra Edition "Building Blocks" Dual, Tri and Quad Autographs: Quad Autographs are #'d to just 10 copies each!
- Best Compared To - Insert comparing a 2011 Draft Pick with a current major leaguer whom he best compares to in style of play. There are also autographed versions, signed by the prospect, and #'d to just 25 each.
- Two-Sport Stars - Insert highlighting those top baseball prospects who also excelled in other sports in high school and/or college. Autographed versions are #'d to just 25
- 150 Prospects signing for the set
- 50 On-card autographs, including more than 30 first-rounders
- Look for Aspirations Signature Die-Cuts (#'d/100), Blue Status Signature Die-Cuts (#'d/50), Emerald Status Signature Die-Cuts (#'d/25), Gold Status Signature Die-Cuts (#'d/5) and Black Status Signature Die-Cuts (#'d/1). Non-autographed versions of the parallel die-cuts are #'d no higher than 200 and as low as 10 per copy
Among the 50 on-card signers are:
- 2011 Golden Spikes Winner Trevor Bauer
- First-overall pick Gerrit Cole
- Danny Hultzen
- Anthony Rendon
- Bubba Starling
- 2011 Gatorade National High School Player of the Year Dylan Bundy
- Archie Bradley
- Matthew Purke
- Jackie Bradley Jr.
- Leonys Martin
- Josh Bell, a top outfield prospect whom the Pittsburgh Pirates signed away from a University of Texas scholarship with an eye-popping $5 million bonus
5 cards per pack