The Official Start of the Major League Baseball Season Launches with the Topps Baseball Series 1
Baseball season is back, and it officially begins with the launch of 2019 Topps® Baseball Series. Since 1952, The Topps Company, the exclusive trading card partner of Major League Baseball, has released its annual baseball card set each year, including fan favorites, legends, and up-and-coming rookies.
Fans across the globe can share the infectious energy of sports entertainment with 350 new cards for their collection including record-breaking player moments, rookies, and rising stars. Fans will also have the opportunity to win exclusive low-numbered cards, autographed memorabilia and more through Topps’ Home Run Challenge sweepstakes. To participate in the challenge, random packs of cards will include a card with a scratch off code that can be entered on Topps.com, where fans can predict the date of the next homerun from the player on the card.
Much of what makes baseball and Topps cards a continuous tradition is the celebration that happens on and off the field. This year’s annual release looks at memorable moments and celebrates the 150-year history of professional baseball.
“For decades, fans of all ages have collected Topps trading cards and each year they get excited for the release of this collection to celebrate the new season of baseball,” said David Leiner, General Manager of Global Sports & Entertainment at Topps. “Topps Baseball Series 1 amplifies MLB fandom and highlights the best players and must-have rookie cards, while celebrating 150 years of professional baseball.”
“Topps Baseball Series 1 highlights the best of the best from today’s superstars like Aaron Judge and Mike Trout to legends such as Babe Ruth and Ted Williams and new rising stars such as Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuńa Jr.,” said Clay Luraschi, Topps Vice President of Product Development.
The tradition of opening a pack of cards with fan-favorite moments and superstars brings joy to long-time and new collectors. Parents and grandparents share the thrill and excitement of introducing a lifelong hobby to younger family members.
Don’t miss out on the thrill of opening new packs of 2019 Topps Baseball Series 1, which launched on January 30. Find packs and much more at Target, Walmart, local hobby stores andTopps.com.