Though limited in production, Topps has made an effort to add more veteran star content featuring the likes of Albert Pujols, Justin Verlander, Matt Kemp and more.
Here are the highlights:
2012 Topps Finest
In 2012, baseball card collectors will notice that Topps Chrome, Topps Finest and Bowman Platinum all feature autograph subjects that are unfamiliar to these brands...the non-rookie/prospect stars!
- Faces of the Franchise Autographs #'d to 15 or less. Includes Matt Kemp, Chipper Jones and more.
- Finest Moments Autographs #'d to 25 or less (Yu Darvish, Miguel Cabrera)
- Game Changers Autographs #'d to 10 or less (Prince Fielder and Jose Bautista)
- Game Changers Autographed Relics #'d to 5
- Dual Autographs #'d to 10
- Triple Autographs #'d to 5
2012 Topps Chrome
- Dynamic Die Cut Autographs #'d to 25 or less featuring stars such as Albert Pujols.
- Chrome Encounter Autographs #'d to 10 or less starring Ryan Braun and Adrian Gonzalez
- Cut from the Same Cloth Autographs #'d to 5 are dual sided cards featuring 2 star autographs! Find Josh Hamilton/Nelson Cruz.
- Dual Autographs #'d to 10 or less
2012 Bowman Platinum
- Cutting Edge Stars Autographs #'d to 25 or less. Includes Robinson Cano and more.
- Purely Platinum Autographs #'d 1 of 1 featuring Clayton Kershaw, Dustin Pedroia and more.
These star autographs will replace a rookie/prospect autograph.