Baseball card collectors who are ready to take a stroll down memory lane are bound to enjoy 2017 Topps Archives Baseball.
The set features cards using 1960, 1982 and 1992 Topps card designs. The base set will feature 100 players for each year’s design. Parallels will include Peach (sequentially numbered), Blue (sequentially numbered), Red (sequentially numbered to 25), and Black (numbered 1/1).
There will also be a limited number of unannounced card variations.
The autograph checklist for 2017 Topps Archives Baseball features an array of baseball personalities and short-printed subjects along with the Fan Favorites and active MLB greats that Archives collectors have come to expect.
Fan Favorites Autographs feature on-card autographs of retired greats and active MLB stars on vintage Topps card designs. Peach and Blue Parallels are sequentially numbered, while a Red Parallel is numbered to 25, and a Gold Parallel is numbered 1/1.
Topps Original Autographs are back and feature an assortment of buybacks from throughout the decades. Cards will be foil stamped as Topps Originals, signed on-card, and sequentially numbered.
New to the product this year are 1959 Bazooka Baseball Autographs and 1960 Rookie Star Autographs. The 1959 Bazooka Baseball Autographs are based on the 1959 Bazooka Baseball box bottom cards. They will the sequentially numbered and inserted one per hobby case. The 1960 Rookie Star Autographs feature on-card autographs of the year’s biggest rookies on the 1960 Topps Rookie card design. They will be sequentially numbered.
The 1959 Bazooka Baseball insert is based on the 1959 Bazooka Baseball oversized box bottom cards. The cards are resized to fit in packs and feature retired and active stars.
A vintage themed design new to the 2017 release, featuring elite veteran greats is the 2016 Retro Original insert.
Archives Baseball is set to hit hobby shops in May.