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2021 Topps Heritage High Number Baseball Hobby Box Break & Review

Collector Type: Set

Continuing where 2021 Topps Heritage left off, 2021 Topps Heritage High Number takes us back to the summer of 1972.

The base set consists of (225) cards. The last (25) cards #701-725 are Short Prints. Parallels include Black Border #’ed/50, and Flip Stock #’ed/5.

It should be noted that card #216 of Cavan Biggio has now been printed. This card was meant for the regular Topps Heritage set released earlier this year, but didn’t make it in due to an error.

(100) cards have Chrome parallels. Chrome parallels include Purple Hot Box, Refractor #’ed/572, Red Border #’ed/372, Black Border #’ed/72, Gold Border #’ed/5 (Hobby), and Superfractor #’ed 1/1.

(54) cards have Base Minis #’ed/100, and (97) cards have French Text Back O-Pee-Chee versions.

Image Variations include Action, City Uniform/Throwback, Error, Missing Stars, Nickname, and Team Color Swap. The Image Variation type is listed beneath the card number on the back. No need to check the CMP codes.

Autographs include Real One Autographs, Real One Dual Autographs, 1972 World Series Champion Autographs, and 1972 Cut Signatures.

Autograph Relics include Clubhouse Collection Autographed Relics, and Clubhouse Collection Dual Autographed Relics.

Relics include Clubhouse Collection Relics, Clubhouse Collection Dual Relics, Clubhouse Collection Triple Relics, and Clubhouse Collection Quad Relics.

Inserts include 1972 World Series Highlights, 1972 Topps Venezuela Stamps, Award Winners, Combo Cards, Now and Then, Roberto Clemente 3,000, and Rookie Performers.

Box Toppers include 1972 Topps Oversized, 1972 Topps Oversized Autographs, 1972 Baseball Posters, and 1972 Topps Originals.

Waiting for every collector inside a hobby box is (1) autograph or relic. Most likely a relic from the Clubhouse Collection is what you will find. But if you’re really lucky you might find an autograph or other high-end hit.

I’ve been opening some really well-balanced boxes recently. This one is right up there. I pulled an autograph, Chrome Black Border #’ed/72, and a very decent 1972 Topps Originals Buyback Box Topper.

Checklist

Here is what I pulled:

Auto:

  • Geraldo Perdomo RC Real One Auto

Parallel:

  • Amed Rosario Chrome Black Border #’ed/72

Short Prints:

  • Wil Crowe RC #705
  • Tommy Kahnle #713
  • Keegan Akin RC #714
  • Lance Lynn #709
  • George Springer #716
  • Drew Rasmussen RC #704
  • Christian Arroyo #720
  • Rafael Marchan RC #718

Inserts:

  • Ke’Bryan Hayes RC Rookie Performers
  • Johnny Bench 1972 World Series
  • Walk-Off Home Run September 3, 2020 Now and Then
  • Home Run Robbery September 14, 2020 Now and Then
  • Roberto Clemente 3,000 #13
  • Roberto Clemente 3,000 #8
  • Tug McGraw 1972 Topps Originals Buyback Box Topper #163

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2021 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball Hobby Box Break & Review

Collector Type: Set/Autograph/Minor League Baseball fans

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. A lot of people have a better connection with Minor League teams because in many cases its the only opportunity they have to see a professional baseball game in person.

The base set consists of (200) cards. Parallels include Blue #’ed/99, Green #’ed/75, Black #’ed/50, Flip Stock #’ed/25, Gold #’ed/18, and Red #’ed 1/1.

Cards #201-#220 are Short Prints.

There are two types of variations to watch out for – Image and Frame Color. Image variations have a CMP code that ends in #900. Whereas the Frame Color variations have a CMP code that end in #901. The Frame Color variations also state “Frame Color” beneath the card number on the back.

Autographs include Real One Autographs, Real One Dual Autographs, 1972 Topps Pack Cover Autographs, Base Image Variation Autographs, and 1972 Topps Baseball Poster Card Autographs.

Inserts include 1972 Topps Boyhood Photos of the Stars, 1972 Topps Pack Cover Cards, 1972 Topps Venezuelan Stamp Cards, and 1972 Topps Baseball Poster Cards.

With the price of sealed wax at an all-time high, a box of 2021 Topps Heritage Minor League Baseball might just be the most affordable choice. A hobby box contains (18) packs, and guarantees (2) on-card autographs. As of this writing, a box will run you under $70.

Checklist

Here is what I pulled:

Autos:

  • Endy Rodriguez Real One Auto
  • Jose Tena Real One Auto

Parallels:

  • Gabriel Moreno Green #’ed/75

Short Prints:

  • Max Meyer #213
  • Liover Peguero #204
  • Noelvi Marte #202

Inserts:

  • Riley Greene 1972 Topps Venezuelan Stamp Card
  • Austin Hendrick 1972 Topps Venezuelan Stamp Card
  • CJ Abrams 1972 Topps Venezuelan Stamp Card
  • Mick Abel 1972 Topps Venezuelan Stamp Card
  • CJ Abrams 1972 Topps Baseball Poster Card Box Topper
  • Garrett Mitchell 1972 Topps Baseball Poster Card Box Topper
  • Max Meyer 1972 Topps Baseball Poster Card Box Topper
  • Joe Mauer 1972 Topps Boyhood Photos of the Stars
  • Willie Mays 1972 Topps Boyhood Photos of the Stars
  • Paul Konerko 1972 Topps Boyhood Photos of the Stars
  • JJ Bleday 1972 Topps Pack Cover Cards
  • Ed Howard 1972 Topps Pack Cover Cards
  • Tyler Soderstrom 1972 Topps Pack Cover Cards
  • Adley Rutschman 1972 Topps Pack Cover Cards

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