Friday, October 7, 2011

2011 Topps Chrome Baseball Box Break Recap and Review


 Shiny, shiny, shiny.  Topps comes on strong for lovers of shine with 2011 Topps Chrome Baseball.  You’ll be looking for refractors of different colors and cool Heritage and Vintage versions.

Topps Chrome Baseball falls under our trading card category.  Each box contains 24 - 4 cards per packs with a promise of 2 on-card autographs per box.

Here are some of the cards we pulled from the box.
 Clayton Kershaw base, Front and back

Refracors

 Pablo Sandoval, Josh Beckett and Dan Uggla

 Cliff Lee, Michael Kohn and Matt Young

 Tsuyoshi Nishioka and Mike Nickeas

Heritage

 Hank Conger, Andre Ethier and Jayson Werth

Carlos Beltran and Justin Upton

 Mark Teixeira - The Switch Hitter Connects

Vintage
 Ryan Howard, front and back

 Kevin Youkilis, Roy Halladay and Matt Kemp

Hits

 Ben Revere Blue and Jordan Walden Atomic Refractor

 Kyle Drabek auto and J.P. Arencibia Blue auto

Overall Look
If you like the shiny and are looking for refractors of all kinds, these cards are for you.  The main design is based on the Topps master set for the year that we have already established is great.  

Quality and Variety of Players and Subsets.
At 200 base cards, you get a good mix of the veterans and rookies including the rookies who got the call up late in the season.  The vintage subset, based on 1996 Topps Chrome, looks great and offers a nice checklist.

Do the hits hold up?
All on-card autos are Rookies and there are the USA College Team Auto Redemptions so there is some great prospecting to be done here.

Will you want to collect them all?
There are several ways to collect here.  Complete base set, rainbow collecting and basic PC, all of which is compelling enough to want them all. This is definitely a multi-box purchase.


Rating
 4 1/2 out of 5

2011 Topps Chrome Baseball will be a great addition for a wide variety of collectors.

1 comment:

  1. I'm interested in the Matt Young refractor. What are you looking for for it?

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