2016 Diamond Kings Baseball, the set based on the classic Donruss insert, returns for a second year in a row and once again boasts solid lineup of memorabilia and autograph hits. Every 12-pack box comes with two autograph or memorabilia hits and two framed parallels.
The signature of Diamond Kings is the “artwork-esque” design of the card to make each card look like a painting. Base cards and inserts will have several levels of parallels, including framed and unframed parallels, as well as Artist’s Proofs and five different rookie variations. Mini base cards will have a special framed parallels too. One new insert set in 2016 Diamond Kings is Memorable Feats, which traces the career highlights of legendary baseball stars.
Many of the new inserts sets feature relic and autograph editions, including Elements of Royalty, Limited Lithos, DK Materials, DK Signatures, DK Mini Materials and Diamond Deco.
Rookie Signatures auto relic feature a signature from a member of the 2016 rookie class plus two relic swatches. Framed parallels are numbered to 99 or less.
Just like the 2015 edition, Diamond Kings will feature memorabilia relic cards of Babe Ruth. Joining the Sultan of Swat as legends with memorabilia hits in 2016 Diamond Kings are Roberto Clemente, Ty Cobb, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, Joe Jackson, Stan Musial and Honus Wagner.