September 17, 2010

2011 Topps Baseball Preview

As you all know 2011 will be Topps Diamond Anniversary and they are celebrating in a huge way from what we can see so far. Topps released new images today so you have to check them out. I think they look pretty good, and I am hoping that this new design of things will be something that will be going on from here on out.

Gallery:

Josh Hamilton

Roy Halladay

David Wright

Stephen Strasburg

Ichiro

Derek Jeter







Derek Jeter

Miguel Cabrera

Tom Seaver

Joe Mauer


I really like the parallels and inserts for the set, the base set I could take or leave just as any other year. I noticed the stickers appear to be clear or non-existent in early previews which is great, next they have to get rid of the manufactured patches.

I am actually looking forward to this release and pre-ordering seems like a fun idea...

9 comments:

  1. Hmm... I could get behind this. Those parallels are pretty slick, and is that Halladay a die-cut? I might just be completely sold if that's the case.

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  2. I can see myself spending a lot of money on this. Thank god for the monopoly, this is the only set I collect now.
    Curse you MLBP.

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  3. I'm not even going to lie, I am thinking of a group case break.... maybe even 2 cases....

    Who is on board? This would be a great way to gather parallels, autos, and stuff.

    Sooz and I could break a case each simultaneously and and be very entertaining.

    Just a bad good idea.

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  4. I like them. I might even buy a box or two. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. Why would they ruin a perfectly good J-Hey relic with some busted up old pitcher?!?

    In other news, my mind just exploded. Can we skip Updates and Highlights and just go directly to 2011 Topps? If I can call Braves, I am in on a case break.

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  6. I just looked at the images again... I didn't notice how awkward the photo of Jeter really is on the card. Poor Jeter, finally makes Series 1 (or so it seems) and gets owned.

    I can't remember if it was last year or the last two years that he wasn't included in series one, I'm sure Sooz knows.

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  7. That Hamilton looks SICK!!!!!!

    (not that I'll ever get one)

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  8. I just cracked a HTA Series 2 jumbo box a few hours ago. Completed a base set but got crappy inserts. (Also got crappy inserts in my Series 1 HTA jumbo box as well.)

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