2020 Topps Archives Baseball cards jump around several decades. The aim is nostalgia in several forms. You’ve got lots of old designs that vying to connect with multiple generations of collectors. There’s also the checklist that mixes current and retired players.
As has been the case for several years, hobby boxes promise a pair of on-card autographs.
2020 TOPPS ARCHIVES BASEBALL BASE SET BASICS
The base set clocks in at 300 total cards. However, that breaks down into three separate 100-card subsets, each with its own past design. This year, the anchors are 1955, 1974 and 2002 Topps Baseball.
Parallels come in several colors including Purple (/175), Silver (/99), Red (/75), hobby-only Blue (/25) and Gold Foil (1/1).
The cards using the 1955 design also have Mini versions.
2020 Topps Archives has several additional inserts.
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THE JOSH ALLEN RC RANKINGS
ALL 35 ROOKIE CARDS RANKED BY VALUE
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THE MILLION-DOLLAR MAN
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2021 TOPPS PRO DEBUT CHROME GOES BACK TO THE MINORS
2021 Topps Pro Debut Baseball offers the annual flagship-style look at minor league baseball.
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A second Giannis card from his rookie season has topped the million-dollar mark.
Like one of Mike Trout’s colossal home runs, his 2011 Topps Update Rookie Card continues to rise.
PANINI ANNOUNCES KOBE REDEMPTION PLANS
KOBE BRYANT’S SUDDEN PASSING IN JANUARY CREATED A LOT OF HOLES. WHILE MOST ARE EMOTIONAL, THERE ARE SOME MORE PRACTICAL THINGS TO BE TAKEN CARE OF. TO THAT END, PANINI HAS ANNOUNCED PLANS FOR THE REMAINING KOBE BRYANT AUTOGRAPH REDEMPTIONS.
THE SCOUTING REPORT - 2020 PANINI IMMACULATE COLLEGIATE BASKETBALL
2020 Panini Immaculate Collegiate Basketball takes the premium brand online as an exclusive for the company’s website. And while the distribution may be smaller, the focus on incoming rookies and high-end cards remains the same. Five of the six cards in each hobby box are either autographs or memorabilia cards.
LOOKING AHEAD VENUE SET FOR 2022 NATIONAL SPORTS COLLECTORS CONVENTION
After already causing the cancellation of the 2020 show, COVID-19 continues to impact The National.
While furloughed from his job, Chris Torres began talking about Topps Project 2020. And plenty of people listened.
FAT'S IN FIRE FOR A-ROD & J.LO!
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TRUST THE TOOLS
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From scouting to player development to analytics to acquisition, the Dodgers cover all the bases as baseball’s model franchise.
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Andrew Friedman has more money to play with in Los Angeles than he did in Tampa Bay, but his core principles remain unchanged— just like the results
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The hot stove could quickly turn to deep freeze
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All-star player. Decorated manager. Ambassador for the Dominican Republic. Felipe Alou wore many hats, but above all he was a pioneer who helped pave the way for generations of Latino players.
Turn a Classic Wooden Bat
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HALL GETS BACK IN THE GAME IN A BIG WAY
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