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Continuing on from the earlier release, the 2021 Topps Series 2 set contains a large checklist, and will rely heavily on 70th-anniversary celebrations.
As always, there’s a great mix of rookies and vets, and it looks to be a special one for the manufacturer.
Related: Topps Series 1 Baseball Cards
Here’s everything you could possibly need to know about the 2021 Topps Series 2 set ahead of the release next year, from parallels and subsets, to what to expect in terms of autos and potential hits.
2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball – Set Info
- Set size: 330 cards
- Release date: June 9, 2021
The base subset adds another 330 cards.
It’s the same as Series 1 and brings the full 2021 Topps Baseball set up to a total of 660 cards (around the same size as the 2019 Topps Update Checklist).
A lot of attention is given to 70 Years of Topps autos, while they’ve made a number of adjustments to factor in for a reduced 60-game season.
2021 Topps Series 2 Quick Summary
Cards per pack: Hobby Box has 14 cards per pack, Hobby Jumbo Box has 46 cards per pack
Packs per box: Hobby – 24, Hobby Jumbo – 10
Boxes per case: Hobby – 12, Hobby Jumbo – 6
Release date: 6/9/2021
We’ve given a rundown of the base parallels, inserts, and autos below.
2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball – Design
Here’s a rundown with the main designs, sets, and parallels you can expect from the 2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball. (Of course, designs are subject to change before release, and we’ll have more concrete info closer to June 2021.)
2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball Base Parallel Breakdown
Base parallels are as follows;
Rainbow Foil, Gold Foil, Gold (/2021), Vintage Stock (/99), Independence Day (/76), Black (/70), Platinum Anniversary (/70), Father’s Day Blue (/50), Mother’s Day Pink (/50), Memorial Day Camo (/25), Printing Plates (1/1), 70th Anniversary (1/1)
2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball Auto Breakdown
Signed cards are numerous. For example, 1986 Topps Baseball Autograph boasts on-card autos, while 1986 Topps All-Star Baseball Autographs is a new option honoring the set’s 35th anniversary. Further signed options include 70 Years of Baseball Autographs and 70 Years of Baseball Dual Autographs (/5), while Significant Statistics Autographs (/50 or less) focus on 2020 stats.
Then there are 70 Years of Topps Baseball Autographs, DH Debuts Autographs, Topps Platinum Players Die-Cuts Autographs, and Zero to Sixty Autographs. These are all limited to 10 copies or less. Then there’s the one-of-one Cut Signature lineup, which is sure to offer some of the most valuable options overall.
2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball Insert Parallel Breakdown
New Inserts include DH Debuts, which focuses on NL designated hitters, while Zero to Sixty looks at the league leaders from the shortened 2020 season. Further options include the 35th-anniversary series for 1986 Topps Baseball and 1986 Topps All-Star Baseball.
Significant Statistics looks at 2020’s advanced stat leaders, while there are further Topps Platinum Players Die-Cuts.
- Blue (Limited)
- Black (/299)
- Platinum Anniversary (/70)
- Red (/10)
- Gold (1/1)
2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball – Best Cards
The pick of the bunch so far is arguably 25 tickets which have been randomly inserted into boxes that are good for admission to an exclusive Topps event. Another 25 tickets were included in set 1, making for a total of 50 altogether. The event will have players in attendance as well as other special items on offer.
Exclusive relic sets include; 2021 Rookie Card Patches for the newest players and Commemorative World Series Rings (/199) for those that have won it all. Both come with the following parallels:
Platinum Anniversary (/70), Red (/10), and Gold (1/1)
2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball Checklist
2021 Topps Series 1 Pre-Order Sales
You can pre-order 2021 Topps Series 1 baseball hobby boxes at a variety of shops online which include BlowOut Cards and Da Card World.
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2021 Topps Series 2 Baseball – Variations
In terms of the base set, multiple SP and SSP variations are expected. We’ll add more info, as well as a full checklist when they become available.