Topps Announces Bryce Harper Rookie Card Plans:
Topps Tier One - 25 redemption cards will be inserted into packs for his "On the Rise" Autographed Rookie Card (on-card).
Topps Tier One Baseball returns in 2012 with a whole new configuration and added content including Autograph Relics, 1/1 Bat Knob Cards, and Cut Signatures.
ALL-NEW PACK GUARANTEES:
- (1) Crowd Pleaser Autograph or multi-Auto or Auto Relic or Cut Signature
- (1) On the Rise Autograph
- (1) Relic #'d to 399 or less
Every 4th pack includes a bonus Relic Card!
TOP TIER AUTOGRAPHS Checklist inlcudes:
Ken Griffey Jr.
TOPPS TIER ONE BASEBALL BAT KNOB COLLECTION:
Inserted into packs of Topps Tier One will be 100 one-of-a-kind Bat Knob cards from the some of the most legendary names to ever step on the diamond. With stars such as Ty Cobb, Hank Aaron, Joe DiMaggio and Babe Ruth highlighting the subject list, these amazing 1 of 1 cards will be the centerpiece of many collections.
Following is the list of 1 of 1 Bat Knob cards that appear in 2012 Topps Tier One Baseball:
Hank Aaron - Atlanta Braves
Dustin Ackley - Seattle Mariners
Luis Aparicio - Chicago White Sox
Ernie Banks - Chicago Cubs
Jose Bautista - Toronto Blue Jays
Carlos Beltran - San Francisco Giants
Johnny Bench - Cincinnati Reds
Wade Boggs - Boston Red Sox
George Brett - Kansas City Royals
Jay Bruce - Cincinnati Reds
Miguel Cabrera - Detroit Tigers
Robinson Cano - New York Yankees
Rod Carew - California Angels
Steve Carlton - Philadelphia Phillies
Gary Carter - New York Mets
Starlin Castro - Chicago Cubs
Shin-Soo Choo - Cleveland Indians
Roberto Clemente- Pittsburgh Pirates
Ty Cobb - Detroit Tigers
Carl Crawford - Boston Red Sox
Andre Dawson - Chicago Cubs
Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees
Jacoby Ellsbury - Boston Red Sox
Cecil Fielder - Detroit Tigers
Carlton Fisk - Chicago White Sox
Freddie Freeman - Atlanta Braves
Lou Gehrig - New York Yankees
Bob Gibson - St. Louis Cardinals
Carlos Gonzalez - Colorado Rockies
Curtis Granderson - New York Yankees
Josh Hamilton - Texas Rangers
Todd Helton - Colorado Rockies
Rickey Henderson - Oakland Athletics
Jason Heyward - Atlanta Braves
Matt Holliday - St. Louis Cardinals
Ryan Howard - Philadelphia Phillies
Catfish Hunter - Oakland Athletics
Monte Irvin - New York Giants
Reggie Jackson - New York Yankees
Fergie Jenkins - Chicago Cubs
Andruw Jones - New York Yankees
Chipper Jones - Atlanta Braves
Al Kaline - Detroit Tigers
Matt Kemp - Los Angeles Dodgers
Harmon Killebrew - Minnesota Twins
Ralph Kiner - Pittsburgh Pirates
Ian Kinsler - Texas Rangers
Paul Konerko - Chicago White Sox
Carlos Lee - Houston Astros
Tim Lincecum - San Francisco Giants
Evan Longoria - Tampa Bay Rays
Mickey Mantle - New York Yankees
Roger Maris - New York Yankees
Victor Martinez - Detroit Tigers
Eddie Mathews - Milwaukee Braves
Don Mattingly - New York Yankees
Joe Mauer - Minnesota Twins
Bill Mazeroski - Pittsburgh Pirates
Willie McCovey - San Francisco Giants
Andrew McCutchen - Pittsburgh Pirates
Paul Molitor - Milwaukee Brewers
Joe Morgan - Cincinnati Reds
Eddie Murray - Baltimore Orioles
Stan Musial - St. Louis Cardinals
David Ortiz - Boston Red Sox
Jim Palmer - Baltimore Orioles
Dustin Pedroia - Boston Red Sox
Tony Perez - Cincinnati Reds
Buster Posey - San Francisco Giants
Albert Pujols - St. Louis Cardinals
Lance Berkman - St. Louis Cardinals
Aramis Ramirez - Chicago Cubs
Hanley Ramirez - Miami Marlins
Jose Reyes - New York Mets
Jim Rice - Boston Red Sox
Cal Ripken Jr. - Baltimore Orioles
Brooks Robinson Baltimore Orioles
Frank Robinson - Cincinnati Reds
Alex Rodriguez - New York Yankees
Ivan Rodriguez - Washington Nationals
Jimmy Rollins - Philadelphia Phillies
Babe Ruth - New York Yankees
Ryne Sandberg - Chicago Cubs
Pablo Sandoval - San Francisco Giants
Mike Schmidt - Philadelphia Phillies
Tom Seaver - New York Mets
Gary Sheffield - Florida Marlins
Enos Slaughter - St. Louis Cardinals
Ozzie Smith - San Diego Padres
Duke Snider - Los Angeles Dodgers
Darryl Strawberry - New York Yankees
Nick Swisher - New York Yankees
Mark Teixeira - New York Yankees
Jim Thome - Cleveland Indians
Jim Thome - Cleveland Indians
Troy Tulowitzki - Colorado Rockies
Justin Upton - Arizona Diamondbacks
Dave Winfield - San Diego Padres
Carl Yastrzemski - Boston Red Sox
Robin Yount - Milwaukee Brewers
Every single- and dual-subject autograph card is signed DIRECTLY ON-CARD!
Top Tier Autographs:
The best of all time will sign directly on-card. Sequentially numbered no higher than 99. Signed in blue ink.
On the Rise Autographs:
75 young up-and-comers will sign directly on-card. Sequentially numbered no higher than 399. Signed in blue ink.
Crowd Pleaser Autographs:
75 of the most popular players in the game will sign directly on-card. Sequentially numbered no higher than 299. Signed in blue ink.
NEW! Autograph Parallels:
All Top Tier, On The Rise, and Crowd Pleaser Autographs will have the following parallels.
White Ink Autographs - Sequentially numbered to 25.
Silver Ink Autographs - Sequentially numbered to 10.
Gold Ink Autographs - Numbered 1/1.
NEW! Clear Rookie Reprint Autographs:
10 reprints of classic rookie cards like you've never seen them before - on clear plastic stock! Signed directly on-card and sequentially numbered to 25.
5 cards featuring classic pairings and on-card autographs of both subjects. Sequentially numbered to 25.
4 cards featuring three stars with a common bond. Sequentially numbered to 10.
25 cards featuring vintage autographs. Numbered 1/1.
NEW! AUTOGRAPHED RELIC CARDS:
Autographed Top Shelf Relics:
25 active and retired stars featuring an autograph and a relic. Sequentially numbered to 99.
Dual Patch Parallel A parallel with two patches per card. Sequentially numbered to 25.
Triple Patch Parallel A parallel where all three relics are patches. Numbered 1/1.
Autographed Prodigious Patches:
10 active and retired superstars with a jumbo patch relic and an on-card autograph. Sequentially numbered to 10.
Top Shelf Relics Over 60 active and retired stars. Sequentially numbered to 399.
Dual Swatch Parallel A parallel with two swatches per card. Sequentially numbered to 99.
Triple Swatch Parallel A parallel with three swatches per card. Sequentially numbered to 25.
Prodigious Patches 25 active and retired superstars with a jumbo patch relic. Sequentially numbered to 10.
NEW! 1/1 Bat Knobs 100 unique cards featuring a game-used bat knob from superstars both active and retired. Numbered 1/1.
1 pack per box, Each pack contains two (2) Autographs (or Auto Relics) and one (1) Relic Card