December 9, 2017

Box break: 2017 Topps Gallery Baseball

I have cards from so many different products over the last 25 or so years because that’s how far back my Derek Jeter collection goes.

When Topps released Gallery in Walmart this year, after Gallery had a lengthy absence, I went back through my collection to see what previous Topps Gallery cards I owned. I had a few and not all of them actually drawn it seems. Some look as though they may have had an artistic effect on them.

2017 Topps Gallery Baseball

This’s year version of Topps Gallery is all drawn, and it includes two different Jeter cards.

His base card is one the short prints (cards 151-200 in the base cards are short prints). And it’s one of the better sketches I’ve seen of Jeter. Sometimes, he hasn’t been drawn very well.

 He also has a Masterpieces insert, which was an amazing piece of artwork.

While I bought a collector’s box and two loose fat packs of Topps Gallery, I still had to get my Jeter cards on eBay. I love the way these cards turned out. I have the base of both (the SP only has a base version), but I’m still on the hunt for the parallels for the Masterpieces cards.

My collector’s box of Topps Gallery gave me a good assortment of cards and parallels. Here’s a look at some of the cards that I pulled from 2017 Topps Gallery Baseball.

Base Cards of select rookies

Base parallels (blue is my favorite)

Canvas Parallels (Fat-Pack Only)

Inserts - Masterpiece and Hall of Fame

Insert - Heritage (my favorite insert)

Autographs (2 per collector box)


  1. I have always loved Topps Gallery and also collect Jeter. I guess I was disappointed that this year's was a retail only product, particularly that it's a Walmart exclusive. The cards look great though!

  2. I love the dual image Masterpieces.

  3. Topps Gallery has always been one of my favorite products. I was really glad to see Topps bring it back this year.

    P.S. That 2001 Jeter and the Heritage Altuve are sweet!

  4. That masterpieces Jeter is a beauty and one I will have to chase down for my collection as well. Being a fan of art and sports cards I've always loved Museum Collection for the art inserts and am definitely liking these from this years Gallery!

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