Topps Offers Peek into Allen & Ginter Autographs

Year after year, Topps Allen & Ginter has offered the most unique and diverse autograph checklist in the hobby. And for 2012, the tradition continues.

Leading the pack are the likes of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton, Roger Federer (Tennis champ), Michael Phelps (Olympic Hero), Bobby Knight (Coaching Legend), Arnold Palmer (Golf Legend) and more.

And recently, Topps has added more names to make this autograph list second to none.  The product will now include signatures from:

  • Yu Darvish (MLB Rookie / Japanese pitching phenom) image attached
  • Yoenis Cespedes (MLB Rookie / Highly touted Cuban prospect)
  • Richard Petty (Car Racing Legend)
  • Rulon Gardner (Olympic Gold Medalist)

Following is a complete list of this year’s notable signers from outside the diamond.

Ara Parseghian
Notre Dame Head Coach – ’66,’73 Nat’l Championships

Arnold Palmer
Golfer

Bob Hurley Sr
High School Basketball Coach

Bob Knight
Legendary College Basketball Coach

Colin Montgomerie
Golfer

Curly Neal
Harlem Globetrotters

Dale Webster
Surfer (Daily for 35 Straight Years)

Erin Andrews
ESPN Sports Analyst

Ewa Mataya
Billiards Player

Greg Gumbel
Broadcaster

Guy Bluford
First African American in Space

James Brown
Pro Football Analyst

Jerry Bailey
Jockey

Kate Upton
ROY, 2011 SI Swimsuit Issue

Keegan Bradley
Golfer, 2011 PGA Championship Winner

Kirk Herbstreit
College Football Analyst

Lefty Kreh
Fly Fishing Champion

Meadowlark Lemon
Harlem Globetrotters

Michael Phelps
Swimming Champion

Phil Pfister
Winner, World’s Strongest Man Competition

Roger Federer
Men’s Tennis Champion

Swin Cash
Champion Women’s Basketball Forward

Don Denkinger
Baseball Umpire

Michael Buffer
Boxing Ring Announcer

John McEnroe
Men’s Tennis Champion

Fatal1ty Fatal1ty
Gaming Champion

Hank Haney
Legendary Golf Instructor

Annie Duke
Champion Poker Player

Al Unser, Sr
Auto Racing Champion

Bela Karolyi
Legendary Gymnastics Coach

Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Track & Field Champion

Marty Hogan
Racquetball Champion

Richard Petty
Auto Racing Champion

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