2016 Donruss Baseball preview

2016 Donruss Baseball gives collectors a solid dose of today’s baseball stars with a touch of nostalgia, and do it a reasonable price. Each box will come with an average of three autographs or memorabilia hits.

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The base set boasts 150 cards and a design similar to the recent Donruss sets put out by Panini. There will be several new levels of parallels, including Test Proof (hobby exclusive, #’d to 49), Black Border, Pink Border, Holometric, Holoflow and Printing Plates, but the exact amount of parallels is not known at this time. In addition to the base set will be Rated Rookie cards that highlight the top first-year players.

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In true Donruss fashion there are also Diamond Kings inserts with all 30 teams represented by a star player. Power Alley inserts return to salute the best sluggers in baseball with two cards per box. Every pack will have one retro 1982 Donruss card featuring a current or retired player. 1982 Donruss cards have Holometric and Holoflow parallel versions. Other returning inserts set include Elite Dominators, Elite Series, The Rookies, and Masters of the Game.

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Autograph content in 2016 Donruss Baseball is led by Signature Series autos with six levels of parallels. Preferred Pairings Signatures dual autos feature three levels of parallels numbered to 25 or less. Find more autographs in New Breed Autographs and Significant Signatures.

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2016 Donruss feature two new sets of memorabilia hits. Back To The Future Materials include swatches from the former teams of players have been traded or have signed elsewhere. Promising Pros Materials include uniform relics from up-and-coming talent. You can also find memorabilia cards featuring baseball’s most famous mascot with Silhouette Material cards of the San Diego Chicken.

Panini has also inserted hard-signed Donruss buyback cards, including Cal Ripken, Jr.’s rookie card from 1982.

2016 Panini Donruss Baseball Hobby Box

2016 Panini Donruss Baseball Hobby Box

Product Features
  • 24 Packs Per Box, 8 Cards Per Pack
  • Three Autographs or Memorabilia Cards Per Box!
  • Try for San Diego Chicken relic and autograph card
  • Look for Swanson and Moncada Autographs!
  • Seager, Turner, Schwarber RC's!
$189.95 $149.95

 

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