36 packs per box, 15 cards per pack
This attractive 800-card standard-size set was introduced in 1989 as the premier issue by the Upper Deck company. The cards feature slick paper stock, full color on both the front and the back and carry a hologram on the reverse to protect against counterfeiting. Subsets include Rookie Stars (1-26) and Collector's Choice art cards (668-693). Rookie Cards in the set include Craig Biggio, Ken Griffey Jr., Randy Johnson, Gary Sheffield, and John Smoltz.