All-New Topps Rookies Baseball – 1952 Edition

Auto Date Sunday, November 12th, 2006

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Many would agree that the iconic 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is the cornerstone of the collectibles industry.  Featuring a clean design, a baby-faced Mick, vibrant colors and the signature of a future Hall of Famer, the 1952 Topps # 311 is a classic. 54 years later, 310 fresh faces make their Major League debut and all of them have dreams of superstardom–just like The Mick did.  And what better way to commemorate a rookie year than to get your photo on the 1952 design – just like The Mick.It’s a new generation fused with the hobby’s most beloved design…introducing Topps Rookies Baseball – 1952 Edition.

Here’s what to look for:

BASE CARDS (311)

Features all 310 rookies from this season on the 1952 design.  All cards include the RC logo.  And of course, card # 311 is The Mick.

PARALLELS (90)

There is Chrome (#’d to 1952), Refractors (#’d to 552) and Gold Refractors (#’d to 52).

’52 SIGNATURES AUTOGRAPHS (55+)

3 PER BOX!   Over 55 Rookies and Vets ink their name on these “Player Touched” autographed cards.  Look for Albert Pujols, David Wright, A-Rod, Justin Verlander (image attached), Big Papi, Jered Weaver, Joel Zumaya, Manny Ramirez, Ryan Zimmerman and more.  Also includes a SPECIAL RED INK EDITION parallel #’d to 52.

TICKET TO STRADOM RELICS (17)

Featuring actual ticket tubs from a rookie’s Major League debut.  Includes Stephen Drew, Howie Kendrick and Mike Pelfrey.  Each is limited to 10.

INSERTS

Debut Flashbacks(20) – Clemens, Piazza, Ichiro, Maddux  and Garciaparra featured as a rookie on the 1952 design.

Dynamic Duos (15) – Featuring the best of the Rookie Teammates.

2006 Topps Rookies – 1952 Edition ships the last week of the year. Each 20-pack box GUARANTEES 3 AUTOGRAPHS.

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