2021 Topps Chrome Baseball Hobby Box Break

How about we open another hobby box of 2021 Topps Chrome Baseball. Be sure to check out my review of the last box I opened.

Here is what I pulled:

Autos:

  • Alex Vesia RC Auto
  • Triston McKenzie RC Auto

Parallels:

  • Trevor Bauer Magenta Refractor #’ed/399
  • Dansby Swanson Prism Refractor
  • Kevin Kiermaier Prism Refractor
  • Jon Lester Prism Refractor
  • Salvador Perez Prism Refractor
  • Jorge Alfaro Refractor
  • Yordan Alvarez Refractor
  • Lance McCullers Refractor
  • Austin Riley Refractor
  • J.T. Realmuto Refractor
  • Jose Altuve Refractor
  • Sherten Apostel RC Refractor
  • Daulton Varsho RC Refractor

Inserts:

  • Gerrit Cole Prismic Power
  • Edgar Martinez Béisbol
  • Ketel Marte Béisbol
  • Luis Robert Future Stars
  • Brendan McKay Future Stars
  • Dylan Cease Future Stars
  • Aaron Judge 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary
  • Fernando Tatis Jr. 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary
  • Ryan Mountcastle RC 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary
  • Jo Adell RC 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary

Oakland A’s ’21 Topps Chrome Auto Contest Winner Announced

Congrats to Christopher Carr on being the lucky winner of the Jonah Heim 2021 Topps Chrome RC Auto. Once Christopher Carr sends me his mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP. Thanks.

Card of the Day: Shohei Ohtani 2018 Topps Chrome Sapphire Edition Red #700

Oakland A’s ’21 Topps Chrome Auto Contest! – NOW CLOSED

This contest is for a Jonah Heim 2021 Topps Chrome RC Auto. Good luck!!!

Contest Details:

  • This contest will end Friday, September 10, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m. EST.
  • To enter, please leave a comment in this post.
  • You can enter once per day.
  • The winner will be selected at random.
  • Please provide a valid e-mail address when entering.
  • U.S. residents only.
  • The winner will receive an e-mail when the contest is over.
  • The winner has one week to send me their contact information or the contest will be held again.
  • Once the contest is over, I will need the winner’s mailing address so I can ship them this card for FREE!!!

2021 Topps Chrome Baseball Hobby Box Break & Review

Collector Type: Set/Autograph/Chrome Fans

Chrome continues to be king. Box busters love looking for that cardboard bling.

A hobby box of 2021 Topps Chrome Baseball comes with (24) packs. Each hobby box should come with (2) autographs.

Balance is the perfect word to describe this box. In addition to the autographs, a wide variety of parallels and inserts were found. The parallels pulled are of some highly watched rookies too – Cronenworth, Adell, and Mountcastle. Throw in a Gold Wave, Tatis Jr. Prism, and a Freeman Negative, and you’ve got a nice balance of color.

That’s the best thing about Topps Chrome. If your autographs aren’t that recognizable, the parallels can easily make up for it.

The base set consists of (220) cards. Parallels include Refractor (1:3), Sepia (2 per Blaster), Pink (2 per Blaster), Prism (1:6), Negative, Magenta #’ed/399, Magenta Speckle #’ed/350, Purple #’ed/299, Aqua #’ed/199, Aqua Wave #’ed/199, Blue #’ed/150, Green #’ed/99, Green Wave #’ed/99, Blue Wave #’ed/75, Gold #’ed/50, Gold Wave #’ed/50, Orange #’ed/25, Orange Wave #’ed/25, Red #’ed/5, Red Wave #’ed/5, SuperFractor #’ed 1/1, and Printing Plates #’ed 1/1.

How could you have such a popular product like this in today’s hobby without photo variations? You can’t. Topps made sure you have plenty to look for. I always check the CMP codes to see if I’ve pulled any:

  • Base – #310
  • Variation SP – #350
  • Variation SSP – #356

Variation SPs have Green #’ed/99, Gold #’ed/50, Orange #’ed/25, Red #’ed/5, and SuperFractor #’ed 1/1 parallels. The Variation SSPs do not have any parallels.

Autographs include Rookie Autographs, Dual Rookie Autographs, 1986 Topps Baseball Autographs, Béisbol Autographs, Future Stars Autographs, and Prismic Power Autographs.

Relics include Captain’s Cloth Chrome Relics, and Captain’s Cloth Chrome Relic Autographs.

Inserts include 1986 Topps Baseball, Béisbol, Future Stars, and Prismic Power.

Other versions of Topps Chrome Baseball this year include Topps Chrome LITE, Sapphire Edition, and Ben Baller Edition.

Topps Chrome LITE offers (16) packs per box. Each box guarantees (4) Black & White Mini-Diamond parallels. Black & White Mini-Diamond Rookie Autograph parallels can also be found.

Sapphire Edition should be coming down the line soon.

Ben Baller recently announced his Topps Chrome boxes should arrive in October.

Checklist

Here is what I pulled:

Autos:

  • Jonah Heim RC Auto
  • Ryan Jeffers RC Purple Refractor Auto #’ed/250

Parallels:

  • Charlie Morton Gold Wave Refractor #’ed/50
  • A.J. Puk Blue Refractor #’ed/150
  • Freddie Freeman Negative Refractor
  • Evan White RC Prism Refractor
  • Adonis Medina RC Prism Refractor
  • Aaron Judge Prism Refractor
  • Fernando Tatis Jr. Prism Refractor
  • Jake Cronenworth RC Refractor
  • Jo Adell RC Refractor
  • Kris Bubic RC Refractor
  • Ryan Mountcastle RC Refractor
  • Chris Paddack Refractor
  • Wilson Ramos Refractor
  • Jorge Alfaro Refractor
  • Josh Hader Refractor

Inserts:

  • Cody Bellinger Prismic Power
  • Jesús Luzardo Béisbol
  • Yasmani Grandal Béisbol
  • Randy Arozarena Future Stars
  • Brusdar Graterol Future Stars
  • Brendan McKay Future Stars
  • Mike Trout 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary
  • Casey Mize RC 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary
  • Brady Singer RC 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary
  • Juan Soto 1986 Topps 35th Anniversary

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