So, I have to mark this 4 stra only because I have only purchased 1 hobby box. When you read the Product Details that Topps put out they sure did a really POOR job of explaining these glossy cards,it reads like the glossy cards are all 1/1. 1:640 packs. I guess Topps, a New York based outfit, wants to rub A’s fans’ noses in the dirt seeing that is all Billy Beane got in return for Sonny Gray…. The 2018 Topps Update Baseball Card Set was distributed in a 300 card base set with quite a few of the cards containing s short print (SP) variation, and some cards also contains a super short print variation (SSP). PARALLEL CARDS: Purple (Toys R Us), Rainbow Foil (1:10 packs), Gold #/2018, Negative (Hobby/Jumbo), Vintage Stock #/99, Independence Day #/76, Black #/67 (Hobby/Jumbo), Mother’s Day Pink #/50, Father’s Day Blue #/50, Memorial Day Camo #/25, Platinum 1/1, Printing Plates 1/1. Serial numbered. The Purple bordered parallel is yet again exclusive to Toys R Us. I would like it much better if Series 1, Series 2 and Update each had unique/creative inserts that weren't "retro" options. The miniature forms include A&G Logo Back (1:5 packs), Black Bordered (1:10 packs), No Number (50 copies), Brooklyn Logo Back (#/25), Wood Stock (1/1 - Hobby), Glossy Stock (1/1) and four one-of-one Printing Plates. I mean, seriously, to name the major faults: It doesn’t pay to be an OCD completist. The Glossy version is a 1/1 so it’s marked as such. My fave things are the “83 refractors. Pulled one of the cut signatures–Jack Dempsey. If I trade with anyone, we have trade shows here, they want a “perfect” card. I thought the short prints don’t start until #301? 2020, 1948 to on the card.Thank you for any info you have I guess as usual Topps has some deep dark secret no one will find out about for a while. 25 cards. Personally I like the A&G product but I must give Topps a big fat no stars for their quality control. Issued in big or small sizes, the 2018 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball inserts stretch across many themes and eras. Maintaining the base sizing from 2017, the 2018 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball checklist offers 300 main cards and 50 short prints, which fall in every other pack. I was wondering if you guys can give me some good rookies’ names. MLM-AB Andrew Benintendi - Boston Red Sox. I tip my cap off to you Topps! 21 cards. 83A-ABA Anthony Banda - Arizona Diamondbacks. That said, I agree that the set is meh. LL = League Leaders; WS = World Series Highlights, FS=Future Stars. Rate this product from 1 to 5 stars using the following rating scale: © Copyright 2008-2020 The Cardboard Connection. I would like to see topps start over with minor changes to each set, don’t do 1962 or 1968 designs or crazy color combos on backs of cards. These cards are absolute crap! The All-Star/HR Derby cards are overkill. Still bugged that Pedro Baez hasn’t gotten a base card in the Topps this year or last year. more K Davis for every one!). All issued as one-of-ones, Own the Name contains nameplate jersey letters and is exclusive to Hobby/Jumbo. A hobby tradition that rivals almost anything else for MLB collectors, 2018 Topps Series 1 Baseball truly marks the start of the collecting season. 2 Was it only fixed in certain factory versions?? Serial numbered #/10. Good autograph check list too !! Thats the way I look at it anyway. Product Configuration: Jumbo - 50 cards per pack, 10 packs per box, 6 boxes per case. Trey, thank you very much for clearing up the matter with the Ian Happ 2018 Topps series 1 card having the RC MLB logo. Never heard of him, although I’m from AZ. I mean one whole insert set is 70% Judge cards. I agree on having too many photo variations. 1:52,556 packs. Also Post Season 2017 logo patch red cards are /25 not /10. I opened my retail set today and the error persists with no corrected version. Like last season its looking like series 2 will basically have almost no notable rookie cards as Acuna and Torres will most likely be released in this update set also. Similar to the many base and insert cards, the 2018 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball checklist is not shy about the hits.