Panini continues to make use of its collegiate licenses with a new high-end product featuring players from baseball, football and basketball. 2015 Immaculate Collection Multi-Sport will include rookies, current stars and retired legends from all three sports in their college uniforms. Look for five autograph or memorabilia cards per hobby box. Many of the relics and hits seen in previous Immaculate releases have found their way into this first collegiate edition.
Leading the autograph content in Immaculate Multi-sports are Rookie Autographs and Immaculate Ink. Both sets feature on-card signatures. Rookie autos will come from all three sports with parallel versions numbered to 25 or less. Immaculate Ink features autographs from some all-time great talent, including Earl Campbell, Gale Sayers, Joe Namath, Emmitt Smith, Bill Walton, Shaquille O’ Neal, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Barry Bonds, Reggie Jackson and Mark McGwire.
Relic autos feature a memorabilia piece that has never before been signed in a trading card product. Immaculate Chin Strap autos feature signed helmet chin straps and are numbered to four. A total of 40 different 2015 NFL rookies have signed chin strap cards. The more traditional patch auto are also available with plenty of hall of famers included. Parallel versions are numbered to 25 or less.
There are a variety of memorabilia cards in 2015 Immaculate Multi-Sports. Immaculate Sneak Peeks feature event-worn shoe cards from members of the 2015 NBA rookie class. Rookie Player Caps feature event-worn hat pieces from rookies of all three sports. Button, brand logo and team logo parallel versions are numbered to ten or less. Team helmet logo stickers use helmet sticker relic from player helmets.
Immaculate Marks include jumbo-sized jersey relic pieces from all three sports and are numbered to five. The list of players in this set ranges from Kevin Love to AJ McCarron to Norm Van Brocklin. Immaculate Authentics feature jersey patches and are numbered to five. The checklist includes Tony Gwynn’s basketball jersey from San Diego State. Immaculate Quads highlight combinations of four players from the same school. Tag parallel versions are rare one-of-ones.